Month: November 2023


Summit County, Utah—The Summit County Judicial Nominating Commission has scheduled a meeting on November 30, 2023 to review applications for a justice court judge position that will serve Summit County. The position will replace Judge Shauna Kerr who will retire in January. The  Commission will begin the meeting at 8:00 a.m. in the Summit County Sheldon Richins Building, which is located at 1885 West Ute Boulevard in Park City, Utah.

The early portion of the meeting is scheduled for public comment about issues facing the Utah judiciary and improvements to the system. Public comments will be accepted from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Following the public comment period, the meeting will be closed to allow commission members to review applications for the vacancy.

Individuals interested in submitting oral or written commentary to the commission during the public comment portion of the meeting should contact Jim Peters at (801) 578-3824 or to request an appointment.

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Provo, Utah—The Provo Judicial Nominating Commission has selected four nominees for a justice court judge position that will serve Provo, Utah. The final candidate will replace Judge Rick Romney who will retire next month.

Following is an alphabetical listing of the nominees followed by place of employment and residence:

∙ Richard T. Kennerley, J.D., Attorney at Law, resident of Orem,

∙ Stephen H. Schreiner, J.D., Attorney at Law, resident of Springville,

∙ Spencer Thomas, J.D., Attorney at Law, resident of Spanish Fork, and

∙ Bob Trombly, J.D., Attorney at Law, resident of Orem.

A comment period will be held through November 24, 2023. Once application materials are  provided to the Provo City Mayor, she will have 30 days to make a final selection. Her selection must then be ratified by the Provo City Council. To submit written comments about any of the candidates, please email James Peters, Justice Court Administrator, at

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