Judge Gerald Marroney, 1970 East graduate, received his bachelor of science degree from Southern Colorado State College and, later, received a juris doctorate from the Oklahoma City University Law School where he was on the Student Board of Governors and an American Jurisprudence Award winner.
Prior to his appointment to the bench in 1990, Marroney was an attorney in private practice. At that time, he also served as personnel attorney for Pueblo County. Judge Marroney was a district court judge in Pueblo's 10th Judicial District for ten years. He was awarded the Colorado Courts Judicial Officer of the Year for his development of a CD-ROM version of the bench book that is currently used by all trial judges in Colorado.