Frederick W. Gannett

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Frederick W. Gannett
Court Information:
Colorado Fifth Judicial District
Title:   Judge
Past position:   Assistant county judge, Eagle County Court
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Lawrence University
Law School:   Williamette University
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  Fifth Judicial District
Position:  Retention
State:  Colorado
Election information 2014:
Incumbent:  Yes
Election date:  11/4/2014
Election vote:  74.9%ApprovedA

Frederick W. Gannett is a judge for the Fifth Judicial District of Colorado.[1] Gannett joined the court in 2006.[2] He was retained by voters in 2014, winning a six-year term that expires on January 11, 2021.[3]


Gannett earned his undergraduate degree from Lawrence University and his J.D. from Willamette University in Oregon.[1]


Gannett was appointed assistant county judge for the Eagle County Court (Division II) in 1987. He was appointed to the Eagle County Court (Division I) in 1992. In 1994, he became a private practice lawyer.[1]

Throughout his career, Gannett also served as a municipal judge for the City of Basalt. He also worked as associate judge for the Town of Vail. In 2002, he was reappointed to the Eagle County Court, where he served until his district court appointment.[1]

Prior to law school, Gannett worked as a sheriff's deputy in Pitkin County.[1]



See also: Colorado judicial elections, 2014
Gannett was retained to the Fifth Judicial District with 74.9 percent of the vote on November 4, 2014.[4]

Judicial performance evaluation

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

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