Judge John D. Luthy was appointed to the Utah Court of Appeals in October 2022 by Governor Spencer J. Cox. Prior to his appointment, Judge Luthy served for three years in the Cache County Attorney’s Office, first as Chief Civil Deputy County Attorney and then as County Attorney. Judge Luthy graduated magna cum laude from Utah State University in 1996 and cum laude from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University in 2000. Following law school, Judge Luthy served as a law clerk to Judge Gregory K. Orme of the Utah Court of Appeals, Justice Richard C. Howe of the Utah Supreme Court, and Judge Russell W. Bench of the Utah Court of Appeals. He then practiced law for three years at the firm Suitter Axland in Salt Lake City. In 2006, Judge Luthy joined the faculty of the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he taught Legal Analysis and Writing and Advanced Legal Writing. In 2014, Judge Luthy returned to Utah to join the firm Peck Hadfield Baxter & Moore (now Peck Baxter Watkins & Bailey) in Logan, where he worked for five years. Judge Luthy previously sat on the executive committee of the Appellate Practice Section of the Utah State Bar and served as president of the Cache County Bar Association. He taught as an adjunct instructor at the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Advocacy Center in Columbia, South Carolina, and as an adjunct professor at Utah State University. 11/22