South Salt Lake, UT— The Salt Lake County Nominating Commission has announced the appointment of Anna Lisa Rossi Anderson to fill the South Salt Lake City Justice Court vacancy. The position will replace Judge Catherine M. Johnson who will retire effective Jan. 1, 2017.

Anna Rossi Anderson received her undergraduate degree in Sociology at the University of Illinois in the year 2000, and her law degree from the University of Notre Dame in 2003. Anna began her legal career as a prosecutor at the Tazewell County State’s Attorney’s Office in central Illinois, during which time she also received an appointment as a Special Assistant United States Attorney in Peoria, Illinois to assist in the prosecution of several federal cases that originated in her county. Anna moved to Joliet, Illinois in 2007 where she began work as a felony prosecutor with the Will County State’s Attorney’s Office. She prosecuted cases in that office for seven years before relocating to Utah in 2012, where she has since been employed as a prosecuting attorney in the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office.

Rossi-Anderson’s appointment to the bench is subject to completion of the court’s new judge orientation and certification by the Utah Judicial Council.

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