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|Current Court Information:|
|Colorado Second Judicial District|
|Appointed by:||Gov. Bill Ritter|
|Preceded by:||Larry J. Naves|
|Past post:||Private Practice|
|Law School:||University of Colorado|
|Candidate for:||Second Judicial District|
|Election information 2012:|
|Retention vote %:||77.47%|
Ann Frick is a judge on the Second Judicial District Court. She was appointed by Governor Bill Ritter and was sworn in on June 25, 2010. She replaced Larry J. Naves, who left the bench to go into private practice.
After graduating from law school, Frick spent three years with the firm Holme, Roberts & Owen. Next she was a prosecutor in Denver's District Attorney's Office, before returning to the private sector. From 1983-1995, she was with Kelly, Haglund, Garnsey & Kahn, before starting her own firm in 1995. She has worked at Jacobs, Chase, Frick, Kleinkopf & Kelley since then.
- See also: Colorado judicial elections, 2012
Judicial performance evaluation
The Second Judicial District Commission on Judicial Performance announced its recommendations for judges up for retention in 2012. According to its website, the commission evaluates judges based on the following criteria: integrity, legal knowledge, communication skills, judicial temperament, and administrative performance.
Criticism of process
There are critics of the state's method for evaluating judges. The most common complaint is that the evaluations are simply "rubber stamps" for judges standing for retention. To learn more about this viewpoint, read: The Denver Post, "Evaluating the performance of justices," February 15, 2010.
Judge Frick was recommended for retention by an unanimous vote. 
- Law Week Colorado, "Ann Frick Swearing-In Is Today At 4 P.M.," June 24, 2010
- Governor's Office, Press Release, "Ann Frick to Denver District Court Bench," April 22, 2010
- Colorado Secretary of State, 2012 Official General Election Results
- Colorado Office of Judicial Performance Evaluation, Press Release: Judge Evaluations Available on Internet August 7 (dead link)
- Colorado Office of Judicial Performance Evaluation, Ann B. Frick