Chief Justice Rice was appointed to the Colorado Supreme Court on August 5, 1998. She became Chief Justice on January 8, 2014. Prior to serving on the Colorado Supreme Court, Chief Justice Rice served as a Denver District Court Judge and as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Colorado. She has also taught as an adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Colorado School of Law since 1987. She has served as an elected member of the CBA Board of Governors and the CBA Executive Council. Chief Justice Rice is well published and has won numerous honors during her legal career, including the Denver Bar Association Judicial Excellence Award.
Justice Allison H. Eid was sworn in as Justice of the Colorado Supreme Court on March 13, 2006. Before joining the Court, Justice Eid was the Solicitor General of the State of Colorado, serving as the chief legal officer to the Colorado Attorney General and representing Colorado officials and agencies in state and federal court. She was also a tenured Associate Professor of Law at the University of Colorado School of Law. Justice Eid previously practiced with the Denver office of the law firm of Arnold & Porter. She clerked for the Honorable Clarence Thomas, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, and for Judge Jerry E. Smith of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in Houston, Texas. Justice Eid earned her bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and her JD from the University of Chicago