Monday, 22 November, 2021

NOMINEES ANNOUNCED FOR THE FARR WEST JUSTICE COURT VACANCY

Farr West, UT—The Weber County Nominating Commission has selected four nominees for a judicial vacancy that will serve Farr West, Utah. The position will replace Judge Patrick Lambert who retired in July.

Following is an alphabetical listing of nominees, their place of employment and residence:

• Michelle Jeffs, J.D., attorney at law, resident of Pleasant View,

• Darrin Johns, J.D., attorney at law, resident of North Ogden,

• Judge Bryan Memmott, J.D., Justice Court Judge for the Plain City Justice  Court, the South Ogden Justice Court, the South Weber Justice Court, and the  Woods Cross Justice

Court, resident of Fruit Heights, and

• Judge Paul Olds, J.D., Justice Court Judge for the Riverdale Justice Court,  resident of Pleasant View.

A comment period will be held through December 1, 2021. A final candidate will then be  selected by the Farr West Mayor, Lee Dickemore, within 30 days. The selection must then be  certified by the Utah Judicial Council. To submit written comments about the candidates, please contact Amy Hernandez at amymh@utcourts.gov.

Monday, 22 November, 2021

NOMINEES ANNOUNCED FOR THE FARR WEST JUSTICE COURT VACANCY

Farr West, UT—The Weber County Nominating Commission has selected four nominees for a judicial vacancy that will serve Farr West, Utah. The position will replace Judge Patrick Lambert who retired in July. 

Following is an alphabetical listing of nominees, their place of employment and residence: 

Michelle Jeffs, J.D., attorney at law, resident of Pleasant View,  

Darrin Johns, J.D., attorney at law, resident of North Ogden,  

Judge Bryan Memmott, J.D., Justice Court Judge for the Plain City Justice  Court, the South Ogden Justice Court, the South Weber Justice Court, and the  Woods Cross Justice

Court, resident of Fruit Heights, and  

Judge Paul Olds, J.D., Justice Court Judge for the Riverdale Justice Court,  resident of Pleasant View. 

A comment period will be held through December 1, 2021. A final candidate will then be  selected by the Farr West Mayor, Lee Dickemore, within 30 days. The selection must then be  certified by the Utah Judicial Council. To submit written comments about the candidates, please contact Amy Hernandez at amymh@utcourts.gov

Friday, 12 November, 2021

Utah State Bar Guidelines for Catastrophic Events

Catastrophic life events can befall any attorney. Such events raise serious questions and concerns about your practice, your clients and your reputation. Here are the Bar’s guidelines for such events.

USB planning for catastrophic events

Monday, 8 November, 2021

NOMINEES ANNOUNCED FOR THE 4TH DISTRICT COURT COMMISSIONER VACANCY

Utah County, UT—The 4th District Court Commissioner Nominating Commission has selected  three nominees for a commissioner vacancy that will serve Juab County, Millard County, Utah  County and Wasatch County, Utah. The position will replace Commissioner Sean M. Petersen who was appointed to be a judge in the 4th District Court in August.

The following are the nominees along with their place of employment and residence:

• Jason Fida; Utah Legal Services; resident of Saratoga Springs, UT

• David Hunter; Hunter Law Mediation; resident of Provo, UT

• Marla Snow; MacArthur Heder and Metler; resident of Provo, UT

A public comment period will be held through Thursday, November 18, 2021. A final  candidate will then be selected by the judges of the 4th District Court bench. The selection must  then be approved by the Utah Judicial Council.

To submit written comments about the candidates, please contact Mark Urry, Trial Court  Executive, at marku@utcourts.gov.

Monday, 8 November, 2021

NOMINEES ANNOUNCED FOR THE PAROWAN CITY JUSTICE COURT VACANCY

Parowan City, UT—The Iron County Nominating Commission has selected three nominees for a  judicial vacancy that will serve Parowan City, Utah. The position will replace Judge Brent Dunlap  who resigned his position. 

Following are the nominees followed by place of employment and residence: 

Matthew Carling, J.D., attorney at law, resident of Cedar City,  

Lucia Maloy, J.D., attorney at law, resident of Cedar City, and 

Chase Van Oostendorp, J.D., attorney at law, resident of St. George. 

A comment period will be held through November 18, 2021. A final candidate will then be  selected by the Parowan City Mayor, Preston Griffiths, within 30 days. The selection must then  be certified by the Utah Judicial Council. To submit written comments about the candidates,  please contact Amy Hernandez at amymh@utcourts.gov

Monday, 8 November, 2021

JUSTICE COURT JUDGE SELECTION MEETING PLANNED

Farr West, UT—The Weber County Judicial Nominating Commission has scheduled a meeting  on November 10, 2021 to review applications for a justice court judge position that will serve Farr  West, Utah. The position will replace Judge Patrick Lambert who retired in July. The Commission  will begin the meeting at 7:00 a.m. The meeting will be held online through this meeting link: 

https://utcourts.webex.com/utcourts/j.php?MTID=me144236356c57f706958783ecdd2c483 

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 7:00 a.m. to  7:30 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. 

Monday, 1 November, 2021

JUSTICE COURT JUDGE SELECTION MEETING PLANNED

Parowan, UT—The Iron County Judicial Nominating Commission has scheduled a meeting on  November 5, 2021 to review applications for a justice court judge position that will serve Parowan  City, Utah. The position will replace Judge Brent Dunlap who resigned his position. The  Commission will begin the meeting at 8:00 a.m. The meeting will be held online through this  meeting link: 

https://utcourts.webex.com/utcourts/j.php?MTID=m84a2e6be59f0bb4a7515583958f93a74 

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 8:00 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. 

Wednesday, 27 October, 2021

Blomquist Hale Workshops

Topic: Working with Difficult Co-Workers

Date: November 9th

Date: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. MT

Location: Online!

Register at: https://blomquisthale.com/Work-Shops.html


Topic:
Parenting: Rewards vs Discipline

Date: November 9th

Date: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. MT

Location: Online!

Register at: https://blomquisthale.com/Work-Shops.html

 

Topic: Coping with Holiday Stress

Date: November 17th

Date: 11:30 a.m.  – 12:30 p.m. MT

Location: Online!

Register at: https://blomquisthale.com/Work-Shops.html

 

Topic: Addiction & The Brain

Date: November 23rd

Date: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. MT

Location: Online!

Register at: https://blomquisthale.com/Work-Shops.html

Wednesday, 27 October, 2021

Access to Justice Summit Highlights Sandbox Changes for Access to Justice

 Representatives from dozens of community service providers gathered at the Utah Law and Justice Center to address legal needs of Utah’s indigent communities during an Access to Justice Summit sponsored by the Utah State Bar, the Utah Bar Foundation, the Lund Family Foundation, Snell & Wilmer, and SixFifty.

Presenters included Shawn Newell of the Utah Multicultural Civic Council, Anna Carpenter of the University of Utah College of Law,  Jonathan Puente of the Utah State Courts, and other members of Utah’s legal community.

 Videos of the breakout sessions are available on the Bar’s Youtube page.

 

Monday, 18 October, 2021

NOMINEES ANNOUNCED FOR THE DUCHESNE COUNTY JUSTICE COURT VACANCY

Duchesne County, UT – The Duchesne County Nominating Commission has selected three nominees for a judicial vacancy that will serve Duchesne County, Utah. The position will replace Judge Clair Poulson who will retire in November.

Following are the nominees followed by place of employment and residence:

  • Judge Randy Birch, J.D., Justice Court Judge of Heber City and Pleasant Grove,  resident of Heber City,
  • Jeff Chugg, Safety Director, resident of Duchesne, and
  • E. Jed Labrum, J.D., attorney at law, resident of Vernal City

A comment period will be held through October 28, 2021. A final candidate will then be selected by the Duchesne County Commission within 60 days. The selection must then be certified by the Utah Judicial Council. To submit written comments about the candidates please contact Amy Hernandez at amymh@utcourts.gov.