Judge Don M. Torgerson was appointed to the Seventh District Court in July 2018 by Governor Gary R. Herbert. He serves Grand, San Juan, Carbon, and Emery counties. Judge Torgerson graduated from the University of Idaho College of Law in 2004. He was a private practice attorney from 2004 until his appointment to the bench, maintaining a broad civil litigation and criminal practice that included both trial and appellate work. His private practice included work as juvenile-court parental defender, criminal public defender, and appellate public defender in Carbon, Grand, San Juan, and Emery counties. He has also been involved with drug court programs since 2005, serving as defense counsel to two adult drug courts and two child-welfare adult drug courts. He currently presides over the adult drug court in San Juan County. 1/19