DENVER (KDVR) – Former Colorado Supreme Court Justice Gregory Hobbs Jr. died Monday after suffering from pulmonary embolism.
Justice Hobbs became a lawyer in Denver in 1973 for the US Environmental Protection Agency. He later served in the Colorado Supreme Court from 1996 to 2015, when he retired.
Justice Hobbs was known for his specialty in horizontal.
“Justice Hobbs was a master of the horizontal, a mentor to many coloradans in the water community, who relied on his expertise, and the impact of his work will continue to be felt in our state for years to come. I send my deepest condolences to his family. and friends.”
Governor Jared Polis
Justice Hobbs leaves behind his wife, Bobby, and his two children, Emily and Dan. The family asks that mourners instead of sending flowers make a donation to Water Education Colorado.
Suggest a correction