Nominees Named for Sevier County Justice Court Vacancy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 3, 2014
Contact: Nancy Volmer
(801) 578-3994
Cell: (801) 712-4545

NOMINEES ANNOUNCED FOR SEVIER COUNTY JUSTICE COURT VACANCY

Richfield, UT—The Sevier County Nominating Commission has selected three nominees for a pending vacancy at the Sevier County Justice Court. The position will replace Judge Kent Nielsen who has announced his retirement effective June 1, 2014.

Following are the nominees followed by place of employment and residence:
·Lawrence H. Hunt, J.D., Hunt Law Office, Richfield
·Mark Kay McIff, J.D., Wayne County Attorney, Piute County Attorney, Richfield
·Cordell Pearson, Sevier County School District, Piute Deputy Sheriff, Circleville

A comment period will be held through April 14, 2014, before a final candidate is selected by the chair of the Sevier County Commission, who has 30 days to make an appointment, which is subject to ratification by the Sevier County Commission. The Utah Judicial Council must then certify the appointments. To submit written comments about the candidates, contact Melisse Stiglich, Administrative Office of the Courts, melisses@utcourts.gov.

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