Sanpete County, Utah—The deadline for applications for a justice court judge position in Sanpete County has been extended. The position will replace Judge John R. Cox who will retire in December.

To be considered for a justice court judgeship in Sanpete County, candidates must be at least 25 years of age, a citizen of the United States, a Utah resident for at least three years, and have earned a high school diploma or GED. In addition, candidates must be a resident of SanpeteCounty or an adjacent county for at least six months immediately preceding appointment.

Information on judicial retention and performance evaluation is posted on the Utah State Court’s  website at under employment opportunities. An application for judicial office form must be completed and is available on the court’s website ( The salary range for the position is $17,594 to $31,669 per year. For additional information, contact Stacey Lyon at

The deadline for applications is Monday, November 1, 2022 at 5 p.m. and should be sent to the  attention of Amy Hernandez, Administrative Office of the Courts, P.O. Box 140241, Salt Lake  City, UT, 84114-0241. For an application or information, email

Utah law requires the Judicial Nominating Commission to submit its nominees to the Sanpete  County Commission within 45 days of its first meeting. The Sanpete County Commission will then have 30 days in which to make a selection. The selection must then be certified by the Utah  Judicial Council.

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