Garfield County Attorney finalists announced

June 27, 2012

Glenwood Springs, CO – The Garfield County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) has identified five finalists to interview for the vacant position of Garfield County Attorney. Appointed by the BOCC and reporting directly to the commissioners, the role of the county attorney is to provide legal advice and representation to the BOCC, the offices of other county elected officials, the county manager and all county departments under his/her supervision. Interviews will be conducted August 16-17, 2012.

The finalists are:

  • J. Patrick Coleman
    A. Owner/Managing Member, Coleman Law Firm, LLC, Denver, CO,
    B. County Attorney, Montrose County, CO, 1997-2002
  • A.A. Hegner
    A. Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General’s Office, State of Colorado, 2008-2011
    B. Private practice of law, CO, 1974-2008
  • Frank Hutfless
    A. Former EVP, General Counsel, Bullion River Gold Corporation, Reno, NV, 2007-2009
    B. County Attorney, Jefferson County, CO, 2004-2007 and 1994-2001
  • William Linkous
    A. Of Counsel, Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP, Marietta, GA, 2009-date
    B. County Attorney, DeKalb County, GA, 2006-2008
  • Pat Mayne
    A. Former Deputy County Attorney, Boulder County, CO, 1996-2012
    B. Attorney, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 1988-1996