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Johnson v. Weld County, No. 08-1365

In an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) action based on defendant's failure to hire plaintiff, summary judgment for defendant is affirmed where plaintiff failed to rebut defendant's evidence suggesting that the male candidate it hired as Fiscal Officer had superior qualifications to plaintiff's, as well as its evidence that she was not, at the time of the hiring decision, disabled within the meaning of the ADA.

Read Johnson v. Weld County, No. 08-1365

Appellate Information

Filed February 8, 2010


Opinion by Judge Gorsuch


For Appellant:

John R. Olsen of Olsen & Brown, LLC, Niwot, CO

For Appellee:

Katherine M.L. Pratt and Thomas J. Lyons, Hall & Evans, Denver, CO