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LaQunya Baker Appointed to Arapahoe County Court

Allison Gambill | Published on 6/2/2022




Thursday June 2, 2022

Melissa Dworkin |



Governor Jared Polis Appoints LaQunya L. Baker to the Arapahoe County Court


DENVER — Today, Governor Polis appointed LaQunya L. Baker to the Arapahoe County Court in the 18th Judicial District.  The vacancy is created by the resignation of the Honorable Anne M. Ollada and is effective July 1, 2022.  


Ms. Baker is partner and co-owner of Baker Oliver Simpson Law PLLC, a position she has held since 2019. Her practice consists of criminal defense. She is also a visiting assistant professor at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, a position she has held since 2021. Previously, she was a Civil Litigation Associate with Senter, Goldfarb and Rice, LLC from 2019-2020; Chief Litigation Associate with Whitcomb Selinsky, P.C. from 2018-2019; and Trial Attorney with the Colorado State Public Defender in the 1st Judicial District from 2016-2018. Ms. Baker earned her B.A. from The College of Charleston in 2013 and her J.D. from the Charlotte School of Law in 2016.