JUSTICE COURT JUDGE SELECTION MEETING PLANNED

Uintah-Huntsville, UT—The Weber County Judicial Nominating Commission has scheduled a meeting on August 15, 2022 to review applications for a justice court judge position that will serve Uintah and Huntsville, Utah. The position will replace Judge Patrick Lambert who retired in July of 2021. The Commission will begin the meeting at 7:45 a.m. The meeting will be held virtually using the following link:

https://utcourts.webex.com/utcourts/j.php?MTID=mb7893b0714d6c40653d0cdca47e269b9

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 appearing before the commission during the public comment portion of the meeting should contact Amy Hernandez at (801) 578-3809 or amymh@utcourts.gov to request an appointment.

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NOMINEES ANNOUNCED FOR THE DRAPER JUSTICE COURT VACANCY

Draper, UT—The Salt Lake County Nominating Commission has selected five nominees for a judicial vacancy that will serve Draper, Utah. The position will replace Judge Daniel Bertch who will resign his position in December.

Following are the nominees followed by place of employment and residence:

  • Judge Michael Boehm, J.D., Judge of South Jordan City Justice Court, resident of South Jordan,
  • Matthew Brass, J.D., attorney at law, resident of Farmington,
  • Kimberly Crandall, J.D., attorney at law, resident of Riverton,
  • Lisa Garner, J.D., attorney at law, resident of Cottonwood Heights, and
  • Judge George Vo-Duc, J.D., Judge of Midvale City Justice Court, resident of Bountiful.

A comment period will be held through August 20, 2022. A final candidate will then be selected by the mayor of Draper, Troy K. Walker, within 30 days. The selection must then be certified by the Utah Judicial Council. To submit written comments about the candidates, please contact Amy Hernandez at amymh@utcourts.gov.

 

 

 

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JUSTICE COURT VACANCY ANNOUNCED FOR SPRINGVILLE AND MAPLETON

Springville and Mapleton, Utah—Applications are being accepted for a part-time justice court judge position that will serve Springville and Mapleton, Utah. The position will replace Judge Sherlynn Fenstermaker who will retire in December.

To be considered for a justice court judgeship in Utah 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 a degree from a law school that would make one eligible to apply for admission to a bar in any state in the United States. In addition, candidates must be a resident of Utah County 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 legacy.utcourts.gov under employment opportunities. An application for judicial office form must be completed and is available on the court’s website (legacy.utcourts.gov/admin/jobs). The workload for the position is currently calculated at 59% of a full-time justice court judge. The salary for the position will be $75,000 per year and includes benefits. For additional information, contact Troy Fitzgerald at tfitzgerald@springville.org.

The deadline for applications is Tuesday, August 30, 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 amymh@utcourts.gov.

Utah law requires the Judicial Nominating Commission to submit three to five nominees to Matt Packard, the mayor of Springville, and Dallas Hakes, the mayor of Mapleton, within 45 days of its first meeting. Mayor Packard and Mayor Hakes 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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JUSTICE COURT VACANCY ANNOUNCED FOR SANPETE COUNTY

Sanpete County, Utah—Applications are being accepted for a part-time justice court judge position that will serve Sanpete County. 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 Sanpete County 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 legacy.utcourts.gov under employment opportunities. An application for judicial office form must be completed and is available on the court’s website (legacy.utcourts.gov/admin/jobs). The salary range for the position is $17,594 to $31,669 per year. For additional information, contact Stacey Lyon at slyon@sanpetecountyutah.gov.

The deadline for applications is Monday, August 22, 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 amymh@utcourts.gov.

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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WAYNE COUNTY JUSTICE COURT VACANCY EXTENDED

Wayne County, Utah—The deadline for applications for a justice court judge position in Wayne County has been extended. The position will replace Judge Roy Brown who will retire in December.

To be considered for a justice court judgeship in Wayne 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 Wayne County 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 legacy.utcourts.gov under employment opportunities. An application for judicial office form must be completed and is available on the court’s website (legacy.utcourts.gov/admin/jobs). The salary range for the position is $7,408 to $13,334 per year and includes benefits. For additional information, contact JaKelle Pace at jakellep@utcourts.gov.

The deadline for applications is Monday, Aug. 15, 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 amymh@utcourts.gov.

Utah law requires the Judicial Nominating Commission to submit its nominees to the Wayne County Commission within 45 days of its first meeting. The Wayne 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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SANTA CLARA JUSTICE COURT VACANCY EXTENDED

Santa Clara, Utah— The deadline for applications for a justice court judge position in Santa Clara has been extended. The position will replace Judge Kenneth Armstrong who will retire in December.

To be considered for a justice court judgeship in Washington 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 a degree from a law school that would make one eligible to apply for admission to a bar in any state in the United States. In addition, candidates must be a resident of Washington County 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 legacy.utcourts.gov under employment opportunities. An application for judicial office form must be completed and is available on the court’s website (legacy.utcourts.gov/admin/jobs). The salary range for the position is $25,928 to $46,670 per year. For additional information, contact Scott Bannon, Assistant City Manager, at (435) 673-6712.

The deadline for applications is Monday, August 15, 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 amymh@utcourts.gov.

Utah law requires the Judicial Nominating Commission to submit three to five nominees to the mayor of Santa Clara, Rick Rosenberg, within 45 days of its first meeting. Mayor Rosenberg will then have 30 days in which to make a selection. His selection must then be ratified by the Santa Clara City Council and certified by the Utah Judicial Council.

 

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COMMENT PERIOD ANNOUNCED FOR COURT COMMISSIONERS UP FOR RETENTION

Salt Lake City, UT – The Utah Judicial Council is seeking public comment on two court commissioners as required by Utah Code of Judicial Administration Rule 3-201. The commissioners are up for retention for a four-year term. Individuals who wish to comment on the court commissioners are encouraged, but not required, to provide their names and contact information. The comment period closes on July 26, 2022.

The court commissioners up for retention and the email addresses to which comments should be sent are as follows:

Commissioner Michelle Tack

Third District Court

Comments to kimb@utcourts.gov

Commissioner Marian H. Ito

Fourth District Court

Comments to marku@utcourts.gov

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JUSTICE COURT JUDGE SELECTION MEETING PLANNED

Draper, UT—The Salt Lake County Judicial Nominating Commission has scheduled a meeting on July 13, 2022, to review applications for a justice court judge position that will serve Draper, Utah. The position will replace Judge Daniel Bertch who will resign his position in December. The Commission will begin the meeting at 1:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Matheson Courthouse located at 450 South State Street (Salt Lake City, Utah 84111).

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 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Following the public comment period, the meeting will be closed to allow commission  members to review applications for the vacancy.

Individuals interested in appearing before the commission during the public comment portion of the meeting should contact Amy Hernandez at (801) 578-3809 or amymh@utcourts.gov to request an appointment.

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JUSTICE COURT VACANCY ANNOUNCED FOR WAYNE COUNTY

Wayne County, Utah—Applications are being accepted for a part-time justice court judge position that will serve Wayne County. The position will replace Judge Roy Brown who will retire in December.

To be considered for a justice court judgeship in Wayne 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 Wayne County or an adjacent county for at least six months immediately preceding appointment.

Information on judicial retention and performance evaluation is posted on the Utah StateCourt’s website at legacy.utcourts.gov under employment opportunities. An application for judicial office form must be completed and is available on the court’s website (legacy.utcourts.gov/admin/jobs).  The salary range for the position is $7,408 to $13,334 per year and includes benefits. For

additional information, contact JaKelle Pace at jakellep@utcourts.gov.

The deadline for applications is Monday, June 27, 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 amymh@utcourts.gov.

Utah law requires the Judicial Nominating Commission to submit its nominees to the Wayne  County Commission within 45 days of its first meeting. The Wayne 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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JUSTICE COURT VACANCY ANNOUNCED FOR SANTA CLARA

Santa Clara, Utah—Applications are being accepted for a justice court judge position that will serve Santa Clara, Utah. The position will replace Judge Kenneth Armstrong who will retire in December.

To be considered for a justice court judgeship in Washington 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 a degree from a law school that would make one eligible to apply for admission to a bar in any state in the United States. In addition, candidates must be a resident of Washington County 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 legacy.utcourts.gov under employment opportunities. An application for  judicial office form must be completed and is available on the court’s website  (legacy.utcourts.gov/admin/jobs). The salary range for the position is $25,928 to $46,670 per year. For additional information, contact Scott Bannon, Assistant City Manager, at (435) 673-6712.

The deadline for applications is Monday, June 27, 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 amymh@utcourts.gov.

Utah law requires the Judicial Nominating Commission to submit three to five nominees to the mayor of Santa Clara, Rick Rosenberg, within 45 days of its first meeting. Mayor Rosenberg will then have 30 days in which to make a selection. His selection must then be ratified by the Santa  Clara City Council and certified by the Utah Judicial Council.

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