Erin Fernandez-Ely

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Erin Fernandez-Ely
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Court Information:
Pitkin County Court, Colorado
Title:   Judge
Active:   2000-2019
Past position:   Prosecutor, Palm Beach County
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Wellesley College, 1973
Law School:   University of Florida, 1975
Military service:   code:
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  Pitkin County Court, Colorado
Position:  Retention
State:  Colorado
Election information 2014:
Incumbent:  Yes
Election vote:  88.7%ApprovedA

Erin Fernandez-Ely is the judge for the Pitkin County Court in Colorado.[1] She was appointed in 2000 and was most recently retained by voters in 2014.[2] Her current four-year term expires on January 7, 2019.[3]


2014 election

See also: Colorado judicial elections, 2014
Fernandez-Ely was retained to the Pitkin County Court, Colorado with 88.7 percent of the vote on November 4, 2014.[4]

Judicial performance evaluation

The Colorado Commissions on Judicial Performance recommended that Judge Pitkin be Retained. The full report is available here.


Fernandez-Ely was retained in 2010 with 85.38 percent of the vote.[5]

Main article: Colorado judicial elections, 2010

Retention recommendation

Fernandez-Ely was recommended for retention by the Colorado Office of Judicial Performance Evaluation.

  • Read the performance review here.


Fernandez-Ely earned her B.A. from Wellesley College in 1973 and her J.D. from the University of Florida in 1975.[2]


Fernandez-Ely is a judge for the Pitkin County Court. She was appointed to the court in 2000. Prior to joining the court, she was a prosecutor in Palm Beach County, Florida.[2]

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