Amy Oliver

Governor Spencer J.Cox Appoints Judge Amy J. Oliver to Utah State Court of Appeals

Utah Gov. Spencer J. Cox has appointed Judge Amy J. Oliver to the Utah State Court of Appeals. Judicial appointments are subject to confirmation by the Utah Senate.

“Judge Oliver’s deep knowledge and experience have prepared her well to take on this new role on the Court of Appeals,” Gov. Cox said. “I know she will serve the state with great passion and professionalism.”

Judge Oliver has served on the Third District Court bench since 2021, covering Salt Lake, Summit and Tooele counties. Prior to that she served as an assistant director in the Salt Lake Regional Office for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and as senior trial counsel for the Division of Enforcement. She has also served as a special assistant U.S. attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Utah criminal division.

“I am humbled and honored to be appointed by Gov. Cox to the Utah Court of Appeals,” Judge Oliver said. “It has been a privilege to serve as a district court judge, and I’m grateful for the opportunity to continue to serve the citizens of Utah in a new role. If confirmed, I will work diligently to uphold the court’s legacy of integrity, fairness, and fidelity to the law.”