CHBA has the great pleasure of announcing that one of our members, Thomas Ward, was sworn in as magistrate in the 20th Judicial District on April 17, 2023. He is also a member of the CHBA Access to Justice Task Force. His responsibilities as magistrate will include District Court civil matters and forcible entry/unlawful detainer matters. He operated a small firm before his appointment, practicing housing law, domestic relations, and civil litigation. Thomas is deeply grateful for the assistance of Judge Vielma and the CHBA Judicial Task Force in the application and interview process. A public swearing-in ceremony will take place on April 24, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. in Courtroom F of the Boulder County Justice Center. Join CHBA in congratulating Thom Ward on his remarkable new position!