Syracuse Justice Court Vacancy Announced

Contact: Nancy Volmer
May 14th, 2014 (801) 578-3994
Cell: (801) 712-4545

Syracuse, Utah—Applications are being accepted for a Justice Court judge position in Syracuse. The position will replace Judge Joseph M. Bean who resigned effective April 30th, 2014.
To be considered for the position, 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 the county in which the court is located—or an adjacent county—for at least six months.

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 annual salary for the semi full-time position is $23,000 – $30,000, plus benefits. For additional information, Jody Howell at (801)614-9638.
The deadline for applications is June 2nd, 2014 at 5 p.m. and should be sent to the attention of Melisse Stiglich, Administrative Office of the Courts, P.O. Box 140241, Salt Lake City, UT, 84114-0241, or faxed to (801) 238-7828. For more information, e-mail

Utah law requires the Judicial Nominating Commission to submit three to five nominees to the Davis County Commission within 45 days of its first meeting. The local government executive has 30 days in which to make a selection. The selection must be certified by the Utah Judicial Council.
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