Judges' Biographies


EIGHTH DISTRICT JUVENILE COURT JUDGES


Judges' Biographies

PRESIDING JUDGE RYAN B. EVERSHED

PRESIDING JUDGE RYAN B. EVERSHED Judge Ryan B. Evershed was appointed to the Eighth District Juvenile Court in August 2013 by Gov. Gary R. Herbert. He serves Duchesne, Uintah, and Daggett counties. Judge Evershed gained valuable experience in Juvenile Court when he represented the Child Protection Division of the Utah Attorney General's Office in court cases involving child abuse, neglect, and dependency. In 2008, Judge Evershed opened his own practice, which specialized in family, criminal, and juvenile law. Judge Evershed received a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Toledo College of Law. 5/15


JUDGE KEITH E. EDDINGTON

JUDGE KEITH E. EDDINGTONJudge Keith Eddington was appointed to the Eighth District Juvenile Court in October 2013 by Gov. Gary R. Herbert. He serves Duchesne, Uintah, and Daggett counties. Judge Eddington received a law degree from Brigham Young University's J. Reuben Clark Law School in 1988. Prior to his appointment to the bench, he was in private practice from 1988 to 2001. Judge Eddington served as an Assistance Attorney General in child protection from 2001 to 2006. He returned to private practice in 2006 until his appointment to the bench. Judge Eddington has served on the Advisory Board of the Children's Justice Center in Uintah and Duchesne counties and prosecuted child welfare cases for the Ute Indian Tribe from 2012 to 2013. He served as an adjunct professor of Business Law for Utah State University from 2003 to 2005 and currently sites on the Utah Court Improvement Project Committee on Indian Affairs. 3/14


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