COURT OF APPEALS JUDICIAL VACANCY ANNOUNCED

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 1, 2009
Contact: Nancy Volmer
(801) 578-3994
Cell:(801) 712-4545
COURT OF APPEALS JUDICIAL VACANCY ANNOUNCED
Salt Lake City, Utah—Applications are now being accepted for a vacancy on the Utah Court of Appeals bench. The position will replace Judge Russell Bench who will retire effective Dec. 31, 2009.
To be considered for the position, candidates must be at least 30 years of age, a citizen of the United States, a resident of Utah for at least five years, and admitted to practice law in Utah.
Information on benefits, judicial retention, and performance evaluation is posted on the Utah State Courts’ Web site at www.utcourts.gov under employment opportunities. Application packets are available by contacting Margo Bird or Cheryl Breneman at (801) 578-3800.
Applications should be returned to the attention of Margo Bird, Administrative Office of the Courts, P.O. Box 140241, Salt Lake City, UT 84114-0241, or faxed to (801) 238-7814. Applications must be received by Jan. 5, 2010 at 5:00 p.m.
Utah law requires the Judicial Nominating Commission to submit seven nominees to the Governor within 45 days of its first meeting. The Governor has 30 days in which to make a selection. The Utah State Senate has 60 days in which to approve or reject the Governor’s selection.
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Nancy Volmer
Public Information Office
Utah State Courts
nancyv@email.utcourts.gov
(801) 578-3994
(801) 712-4545
Fax: (801) 578-3843
www.utcourts.gov
“Utah’s courts are committed to open, fair, and independent justice.”

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