Stephanie Villafuerte (University of Denver, UCLA School of Law) is nominated to replace Troy Eid, who resigned in January as the U.S. Attorney for the District of Colorado.
- Born in Omaha, Neb. in 1965.
- Has been Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter’s (D) deputy chief of staff since January 2007.
- Headed Ritter’s transition team following his November 2006 election.
- Worked in the research/response unit in the Ritter for Governor campaign from July 2006 to November 2006.
- Was Chief Deputy District Attorney in the Denver District Attorney’s office from January 2001 to July 2006.
- Served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Colorado from May 1998 to January 2001.
- Worked as Deputy District Attorney in the Denver District Attorney’s office from October 1991 to May 1998.
- Handled approximately 75 jury trials, all of which she was the lead chair.
Click here for her full disclosure.
UPDATE: On her Office of Government Ethics financial disclosure Villafuerte reports earning a salary of $130,000 in Ritter’s office. On her Senate Judiciary financial disclosure she reports assets of $1,246,200 and liabilities of $151,500 for a net worth of $1,094,700.