W. Troy Hause was appointed to the District Court Bench for the Nineteenth Judicial District Nov. 30, 2013. Prior to his appointment he was a solo practitioner in private practice for 27 years (1986-2013). He practiced in the areas of family law, bankruptcy, juvenile law, mental health law, criminal defense, general civil litigation, and mediation. Hause graduated from Colorado State University in 1983, with Distinction. He received his juris doctorate from Lewis and Clark Law School (1986) in Portland, OR, graduating MagnaCum Laude.