Announcements

South Weber, UT—The Davis County Judicial Nominating Commission has scheduled a meeting on July 29, 2019 to review applications for the vacancy in the South Weber Justice Court. The successful candidate will replace Judge Reuben Renstrom who retired effective May 31, 2019. The Commission will begin the meeting at 8 a.m. at the Farmington Juvenile Courthouse located on 800 W State St, Farmington, UT 84025. The meeting will be held in the large conference room.
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 a.m. to 8:30 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.

Woods Cross, UT—The Davis County Judicial Nominating Commission has scheduled a meeting on July 29, 2019 to review applications for the vacancy in the Woods Cross Justice Court. The successful candidate will replace Judge Reuben Renstrom who retired effective May 31, 2019. The Commission will begin the meeting at 12 p.m. at the Farmington Juvenile Courthouse located on 800 W State St, Farmington, UT 84025. The meeting will be held in the large conference room.
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 12 p.m. to 12:30 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.

Logan, UT—The Cache County Judicial Nominating Commission has announced the appointment of Judge Lee Edwards to fill the Logan Justice Court vacancy. The position replaces Judge David Marx who retired effective May 1, 2019.
Judge Edwards attended Weber State University, graduating in 1993 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in political science and Spanish. In 1996, Judge Edwards graduated from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University with a Juris Doctorate. Judge Edwards has worked as a city prosecutor and assistant city attorney for the City of Logan, and as chief civil deputy county attorney for Cache County.

Salt Lake City, UT—The Salt Lake County Judicial Nominating Commission has announced the appointment of Judge Katherine Peters to fill the Salt Lake City Justice Court vacancy. The position replaces Judge L.G. Cutler who retired effective Feb. 28, 2019.
Judge Peters attended the University of Utah where she received a Bachelor of Science. She attended the University of Chicago-Kent College of Law where she received a Juris Doctorate. She has worked for 17 years as a prosecutor for the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office.

Hyde Park and North Logan, UT—The Cache County Judicial Nominating Commission has announced the appointment of Judge Matthew Lorz to fill the Hyde Park and North Logan Justice Court vacancy. The position replaces Judge David Marx who retired effective May 1, 2019.
Judge Lorz graduated from Utah State University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and a Bachelor of Science degree in Parks and Recreation Management. Following his undergraduate studies, Mr. Lorz attended Florida Coastal School of Law where he received his Juris Doctorate in 2010. Mr. Lorz also attended and completed his last semester of law school at S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah as a visiting student. Upon receiving his law degree, Mr. Lorz was admitted to the Utah State Bar in Oct. of 2013.