DENVER – Chief Judge Timothy M. Tymkovich of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit announced today the appointment of the Honorable Veronica S. Rossman to the Court. President Joseph R. Biden nominated Judge Rossman in May 2021. Judge Rossman’s nomination was confirmed by the Senate on September 20, 2021. The Honorable Judge Raymond P. Moore of the United States District Court for the District of Colorado administered the oath of office today in Denver, Colorado.
Prior to joining the bench, Judge Rossman was Senior Counsel to the Office of the Federal Public Defender for the Districts of Colorado and Wyoming, where she was previously Chief of Appeals. Her career includes serving as a litigation attorney for the law firm of Morrison & Foerster LLP in Denver, Colorado and as a staff attorney for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She taught for several years as a visiting law professor at the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law.
Judge Rossman received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Comparative Literature from Columbia University and her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.
Judge Rossman’s chambers will be in Denver, Colorado. The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals hears federal appeals from the states of Colorado, Kansas, Utah, New Mexico, Wyoming and Oklahoma. The court’s primary headquarters are in Denver.