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FIRST DISTRICT JUVENILE COURT JUDGES


Judges' Biographies

PRESIDING JUDGE JEFFREY 'R' BURBANK

PRESIDING JUDGE JEFFREY Judge Jeffrey "R" Burbank was appointed to the First District Juvenile Court in March 1996 by Gov. Michael O. Leavitt. He serves Box Elder, Cache, and Rich counties. He received a law degree from Western State University College of Law at San Diego in 1980. Judge Burbank served as Deputy Cache County Attorney from 1983 until his appointment to the bench and has served as a partner in the law firm of Jenkins & Burbank and as an assistant Logan City Attorney. He has taught a number of classes for various law enforcement agencies, including serving as a regular instructor for Police Officers Standards and Training. Judge Burbank is a charter member of Utah State University Associates and served on the Board of Directors. He has also served on the Board of Juvenile Court Judges, the Uniform Fine/Bail Schedule Committee, the Utah Sentencing Commission, and as the presiding judge of the First District and the First District Juvenile Court. He is presently serving on the Board of Juvenile Court Judges and as the Associate Presiding Judge of the First District Judicial Court. 10/11


JUDGE LARRY E. JONES

JUDGE LARRY E. JONESJudge Larry E. Jones was appointed to the First District Juvenile Court in September 1999 by Gov. Michael O. Leavitt. He serves Box Elder, Cache, and Rich counties. Judge Jones received his law degree from the University of Utah College of Law in 1981. He worked for the law firm of Hillyard, Anderson & Olsen (formerly Hillyard, Low & Anderson) from 1981 until his appointment to the bench. Judge Jones is a member of the Disproportionate Minority Contact Committee as well as a member of the Utah State Bar Family Law Section Executive Committee, where he has served since 1986. He was named the Family Law Section's Family Law Lawyer of the year in 1993. Judge Jones has served as the presiding judge and associate presiding judge in the First Judicial District, as a member of the Board of Juvenile Court Judges, and as a member of the court's Standing Committee on Family and Juvenile Justice. Judge Jones helped establish and presides over the Juvenile Mental Health Court in Box Elder and Cache counties. 10/13



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