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JUDGE G. MICHAEL WESTFALL

Judge G. Michael Westfall was appointed to the Fifth District Court in August 2003 by Gov. Michael O. Leavitt. He serves Beaver, Iron, and Washington counties. Judge Westfall graduated from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University in 1981. Prior to his appointment to the bench, Judge Westfall was a partner in the law firm of Gallian, Westfall, Wilcox and Welker, and had worked as a law clerk with the Utah County attorney's office. From April 1998 to August 2003, Judge Westfall served as a small claims judge pro tempore in Washington County. Until his judicial appointment, he was a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association and the Academy of Family Mediators. He has been active in many community and civic organizations. Judge Westfall is a member of the Utah State Bar Association, the Federal District Court for Utah, the United States Supreme Court, and the Southern Utah Bar Association. From 2007-2011, he served on the Utah Judicial Council and was vice-chair during 2010-2011. Judge Westfall also served on the Judicial Council's Policy and Planning Committee and the Management Committee. He became an ASTAR science and technology fellow in April 2009 and has also served on the Ethics Advisory Committee, as the presiding judge in the Fifth District Court, and as president of the Scott M. Matheson, Sr., American Inn of Court. 8/11

District Court Senior Judges

JUDGE L.A. DEVER

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JUDGE L.A. DEVER

District Court Senior Judge

JUDGE BEN HADFIELD

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JUDGE BEN HADFIELD

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