Farmington, UT—The Second District Commissioner Nominating Committee has selected three nominees for an upcoming commissioner vacancy. The position will replace Commissioner Daniel W. Garner, who will retire effective Oct. 16, 2016.

The nominees are:

• Keith Backman has served as a Shareholder at the firm of Helgesen, Waterfall & Jones since 1996, representing clients in a wide range of matters. He has previously served as a city attorney for cities in Davis and Weber counties, where he represented the cities in all civil matters and in justice courts.

• Christina Micken is currently an attorney with the firm Bean & Micken with a focus on family law. She has been with the firm since 2002.

• Kevin Richards is currently president and managing attorney for the firm Richards, Brinley & Richards. Prior to 2014 he was president and managing attorney for his own private practice. He is also a certified mediator.

A comment period will be held through Aug. 23, 2016, before a final candidate is selected. The Utah Judicial Council must then certify the appointment within 45 days of selection. To submit written comments about the candidates, contact Larry Webster, 2nd District Court Executive,
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