Lewis Thornton Babcock

Personal

Birthday: 
1943
Birthplace: 
Rocky Ford, CO
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Colorado National Guard, 1968-1974
Private practice, Rocky Ford, Colorado, 1968-1976
City attorney, Las Animas, Colorado, 1969-1974
City attorney, Rocky Ford, Colorado, 1970-1976
Assistant district attorney, Sixteenth Judicial District, Colorado, 1973-1976
Judge, Colorado District Court, Sixteenth Judicial District, 1976-1983; chief judge, 1978-1983
Judge, Colorado Court of Appeals, 1983-1988

Education

Name of School: 
University of Denver
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1965
Name of School - Second: 

University of Denver - STURM College of Law

With a host of new faculty members added during the past few years, a new building, the wonderful naming gift from Donald and Susan Sturm and the development of the Nanda Center for International Law supported by a generous gift from Doug and Mary Scrivner, the Sturm College of Law is poised for a major leap forward in quality and stature, says Chancellor Robert D. Coombe.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1968
Name of School - Third: 

University of Virginia School of Law

Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. Intellectual challenges are met in a spirit of cooperation. Small first-year sections promote individual inquiry while providing support and friendship. Students learn together, reading each other's work and freely sharing course outlines and other materials, confidently relying on the nation's oldest student-run Honor System to maintain the highest ethical standards.

Degree - Third: 
LL.M.
Degree Year - Third: 
1988

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Colorado
Court Name: 

Colorado District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
10/17/1988
Retirement from Active Service: 
4/4/2008
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