Candy Figa, Attorney and Shareholder, Will Serve As Bipartisan Co-Chair For A Selection Advisory Committee To Fill Federal Court Vacancy.

Candy Figa, a prominent attorney in the Denver metro area, who has also been active in civic affairs, including serving as a City Councilmember and Mayor Pro tem of Greenwood Village and on the 18th Judicial Nominating Commission, and Hal Haddon, former co-chair of previous advisory panels and a Denver lawyer, will serve as bipartisan co-chairs for an advisory committee to fill an upcoming judicial vacancy in Colorado.

Senator Michael Bennet announced the formation of a bipartisan advisory committee that will implement an open process to recommend highly qualified applicants to fill an upcoming vacancy on the U.S. District Court in Colorado, created by Judge Robert Blackburn’s taking senior status on April 12, 2016.

Co-chairs Figa and Haddon are seeking highly qualified individuals to apply. Application forms can be found on Senator Bennet’s website and are due to Senator Bennet’s office by November 23, 2015.

“We look forward to the expert advice and counsel of this advisory panel in evaluating potential nominees for this vital appointment. I am confident we will identify outstanding candidates to submit to the President for consideration,” Bennet said. Read more here.

Candy Figa has maintained a wide-ranging, litigation-oriented practice throughout Colorado for over 30 years. She has handled disputes including commercial leases, contracts, commercial development and land use issues, partnership dissolutions, employment, attorneys’ fees and estate litigation.