Judge George M. Harmond, Jr. was appointed to the Seventh District Court in December 2005 by Gov. Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. He serves Carbon, Emery, Grand, and San Juan counties. Judge Harmond received his undergraduate degree from the University of Utah, and a law degree in May 1981 from Creighton University School of Law. Judge Harmond was in general private practice from October 1981 until his appointment to the bench. In addition to his private practice, Judge Harmond served as Deputy Carbon County Attorney from 1987 to 2005. He was appointed to the Utah Board of Water Resources by Governor Michael O. Leavitt in April 2003 and served until December 2005.