JUDGE MATTHEW CARLING
Judge Matthew D. Carling was appointed to the Parowan Justice Court in December 2021. Judge Carling graduated with a Bachelor of Art degree in Spanish from Brigham Young University in 1994. He earned his Master of Business Administration and Juris Doctorate degree in 1998 from Creighton University School of Law in Omaha, Nebraska. He earned a Master of Political Economy, Summa Cum Laude, in 2016 from George Wythe University. Prior to his appointment to the Bench, Judge Carling worked as a prosecutor, public defender, and private attorney. In 2015, Judge Carling was awarded the Parental Defense Alliance of Utah's Appellate Attorney of the Year. When not working, Judge Carling enjoys coaching and officiating soccer, outdoor activities with his family, hobby farming, and reading.