FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 1, 2014
Contact: Nancy Volmer
NOMINEE NAMED TO FILL HIGHLAND/ALPINE CITY JUSTICE COURT VACANCY
Highland, UT—The Utah County Commission has announced the appointment of the Honorable Douglas Nielsen to fill the Highland/Alpine City Justice Court vacancy. The position replaces Judge Darwin R. Poulsen who retired April 1, 2014.
Judge Nielsen was appointed to the Lehi City Justice Court in January 2013. Prior to this, he worked as an associate attorney at Young, Kester & Petro law office before becoming a partner at Petro & Nielsen law office in 2010.
Judge Nielsen earned an Associate of Science degree in Business Management from Utah Valley State College, a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Utah State University, and a Juris Doctorate degree from Oklahoma City University School of Law.
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