ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Monday is 18th Judicial District Attorney George Brauchler’s final day on the job. For the past eight years, he has served the residents of Arapahoe, Douglas and Elbert counties that make up Colorado’s 18th Judicial District.
Brauchler has prosecuted well-known cases like the Aurora theater shooting. He was term limited as DA.
Monday, Jan. 11, is the last full day in office for DA @GeorgeBrauchler. It has been two terms and eight years that he has served his constituents in Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert and Lincoln counties. Folks in the office gave him a parting gift to mark his time with us. pic.twitter.com/kycbdFXOUz
— DA Office of 18th (@DA18th) January 11, 2021
While Monday is his last day in office, he will be sticking around for a while. The man taking over for Brauchler, 18th Judicial District Attorney-elect John Kellner has asked him to continue leading the prosecution team for the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting trial.
Devon Erickson‘s trial is scheduled to begin Feb. 1. Brauchler will serve as a chief Deputy DA during the duration of the trial.