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.

Wednesday, 25 August, 2021

Wire fraud scams against Utah attorneys are on the rise

See the Bar’s guidance on how to protect yourself here. http://www.utahbar.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Guidance-on-Firm-Wire-Fraud-Scams-1.pdf

Thursday, 12 August, 2021

JUSTICE COURT VACANCY ANNOUNCED FOR NORTH OGDEN 

North Ogden, Utah—Applications are being accepted for a justice court judge who will serve North Ogden, Utah. The position will replace Judge Patrick Lambert who retired in July. 

To be considered for a justice court judgeship in Weber County, 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 a  degree from a law school that would make one eligible to apply for admission to a bar in any state  in the United States. In addition, candidates must be a resident of Weber County or an adjacent  county for at least six months immediately preceding appointment. 

Information on judicial retention and performance evaluation is posted on the Utah State Court’s website at www.utcourts.gov under employment opportunities. An application for judicial office  form must be completed and is available on the court’s website (www.utcourts.gov/admin/jobs).  The salary range for the position is $23,700 to $42,658 per year and does not include benefits. For additional information, contact Jon Call, North Ogden City Manager, at (801) 737-9846. 

The deadline for applications is Monday, August 30, 2021 at 5 p.m. and should be sent to the  attention of Amy Hernandez, Administrative Office of the Courts, P.O. Box 140241, Salt Lake  City, UT, 84114-0241. For an application or information, email amymh@utcourts.gov

Utah law requires the Judicial Nominating Commission to submit three to five nominees to Neal  Berube, the mayor of North Ogden, within 45 days of its first meeting. Mayor Berube will then  have 30 days in which to make a selection. The selection must then be certified by the Utah  Judicial Council. 

Wednesday, 11 August, 2021

JUSTICE COURT VACANCY ANNOUNCED FOR PLEASANT VIEW 

Pleasant View, Utah—Applications are being accepted for a justice court judge position that will  serve Pleasant View, Utah. The position will replace Judge Patrick Lambert who retired in July. 

To be considered for a justice court judgeship in Weber County, 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 a  degree from a law school that would make one eligible to apply for admission to a bar in any state  in the United States. In addition, candidates must be a resident of Weber County or an adjacent  county for at least six months immediately preceding appointment. 

Information on judicial retention and performance evaluation is posted on the Utah StateCourt’s  website at www.utcourts.gov under employment opportunities. An application for judicial office form must be completed and is available on the court’s website (www.utcourts.gov/admin/jobs).  The salary range for the position is $16,677 to $30,019 per year and does not include benefits. For  additional information, contact Amanda Shipley, Justice Court Clerk, at (801) 782-6741. 

The deadline for applications is Monday, August 30, 2021 at 5 p.m. and should be sent to the  attention of Amy Hernandez, Administrative Office of the Courts, P.O. Box 140241, Salt Lake  City, UT, 84114-0241. For an application or information, email amymh@utcourts.gov

Utah law requires the Judicial Nominating Commission to submit three to five nominees to Leonard Call, Pleasant View City Mayor, within 45 days of its first meeting. Mayor Call will  then have 30 days in which to make a selection. The selection must then be certified by the Utah Judicial Council. 

Wednesday, 11 August, 2021

JUSTICE COURT VACANCY ANNOUNCED FOR WASHINGTON TERRACE AND MARRIOTT-SLATERVILLE 

Washington Terrace and Marriott-Slaterville, Utah—Applications are being accepted for a justice court judge who will serve Washington Terrace and Marriott-Slaterville, Utah. The position  will replace Judge Patrick Lambert who retired in July. 

To be considered for a justice court judgeship in Weber County, 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 a  degree from a law school that would make one eligible to apply for admission to a bar in any state  in the United States. In addition, candidates must be a resident of Weber County or an adjacent  county for at least six months immediately preceding appointment. 

Information on judicial retention and performance evaluation is posted on the Utah State Court’s website at www.utcourts.gov under employment opportunities. An application for judicial office  form must be completed and is available on the court’s website (www.utcourts.gov/admin/jobs). The salary range for the position is $21,944 to $39,499 per year and does not include benefits. For additional information, contact Tom Hanson, Washington Terrace City Manager, at 

(801) 395-8282. 

The deadline for applications is Monday, August 30, 2021 at 5 p.m. and should be sent to the  attention of Amy Hernandez, Administrative Office of the Courts, P.O. Box 140241, Salt Lake  City, UT, 84114-0241. For an application or information, email amymh@utcourts.gov

Utah law requires the Judicial Nominating Commission to submit three to five nominees to Mark  Allen, the mayor of Washington Terrace, and Scott Van Leeuwen, the mayor of Marriott Slaterville, within 45 days of its first meeting. Mayor Allen and Mayor Van Leeuwen will then  have 30 days in which to make a selection. The selection must then be certified by the Utah  Judicial Council. 

Wednesday, 11 August, 2021

JUSTICE COURT JUDGE SELECTION MEETING PLANNED 

Utah County, UT—The Utah County Judicial Nominating Commission has scheduled a meeting on  September 2nd, 2021 to review applications for a justice court judge position that will serve Utah County, Utah. The position will replace Judge Scott Cullimore who retired in April. The Commission  will begin the meeting at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held online through this meeting link: 

https://utcourts.webex.com/utcourts/j.php?MTID=mb23029850163e7022ad3c132027297d0 

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 10 a.m. to 10:30  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, 11 August, 2021

FARR WEST JUSTICE COURT VACANCY DEADLINE EXTENDED 

Farr West, Utah—The deadline for applications for a justice court judge position in Farr West has  been extended. The position will replace Judge Patrick Lambert who retired in July.

To be considered for a justice court judgeship in Weber County, 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 a degree from a law school that would make one eligible to apply for admission to a bar in any state in the United States. In addition, candidates must be a resident of Weber County or an adjacent county for at least six months immediately preceding appointment.

Information on judicial retention and performance evaluation is posted on the Utah State Court’s website at www.utcourts.gov under employment opportunities. An application for judicial office  form must be completed and is available on the court’s website (www.utcourts.gov/admin/jobs). The salary range for the position is $10,533 to $18,959 per year and does not include benefits. For  additional information, contact Andrea Zweifel, Farr West City Clerk, at (801) 731-4187.

The deadline for applications is Monday, August 30, 2021 at 5 p.m. and should be sent to the  attention of Amy Hernandez, Administrative Office of the Courts, P.O. Box 140241, Salt Lake  City, UT, 84114-0241. For an application or information, email amymh@utcourts.gov.

Utah law requires the Judicial Nominating Commission to submit three to five nominees to Lee  Dickemore, Farr West City Mayor, within 45 days of its first meeting. Mayor Dickemore will then have 30 days in which to make a selection. The selection must then be certified by the Utah  Judicial Council

Monday, 9 August, 2021

NOMINEES ANNOUNCED FOR THE WASHINGTON CITY JUSTICE COURT VACANCY 

Washington City, UT—The Washington County Nominating Commission has selected three nominees for a judicial vacancy that will serve Washington City, Utah. The position will replace Judge Thad Seegmiller who resigned his position on March 17, 2021. 

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

William Frazier, J.D., attorney at law, resident of Saint George, 

Judge Kenneth Jake Graff, J.D., Hildale City Justice Court Judge, resident of Saint George, and 

Shawn McGinnis, J.D., attorney at law, resident of Saint George. 

A comment period will be held through August 20th, 2021. A final candidate will then be selected by the Washington City Mayor, Ken Neilson, 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, 9 August, 2021

The Honorable Robert J. Shelby, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Utah, has issued General Order 21-010 in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in the United States and locally in Utah. Under General Order 21-010, an individual entering the Orrin G. Hatch Courthouse must wear a mask over their nose and mouth in all public areas inside the courthouse.
The court has created a COVID-19 Information Center on its website. The Information Center provides general information regarding court operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Please monitor the court’s website, https://www.utd.uscourts.gov/, for updates or contact the Clerk’s Office at 801-524-6100 with questions.

Friday, 30 July, 2021

JUSTICE COURT JUDGE SELECTION MEETING PLANNED 

Washington City, UT—The Washington County Judicial Nominating Commission has scheduled a  meeting on August 5, 2021 to review applications for a justice court judge position that will serve  Washington City, Utah. The position will replace Judge Thad Seegmiller who resigned his position  on March 17, 2021. The Commission will begin the meeting at 12 p.m. The meeting will be held  online through this meeting link:  

https://utcourts.webex.com/utcourts/j.php?MTID=md2c36c47d968ab69c77f28377e2c6048 

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.