Juvenile Court
JUDGE KIMBERLY K. HORNAK - Judge Kimberly K. Hornak is an Active Senior Judge. She was appointed to the Third District Juvenile Court in October 1994 by Gov. Michael O. Leavitt where she served Salt Lake, Summit, and Tooele counties. Judge Hornak received a law degree from Gonzaga University College of Law in 1983. From 1984 to 1985, Judge Hornak was a staff attorney with Utah Legal Services in Ogden. From 1985 to 1986, she was a staff attorney with the Legal Aid Society. Judge Hornak was assistant attorney general from 1986 to 1988, and Deputy Salt Lake County Attorney from 1988 until her appointment to the bench. She has taught in the Trial Advocacy Program at the University of Utah College of Law and for the paralegal program at Westminster College. She has served on the Court Improvement Committee, the Law Related Education Board, the Standing Committee on Judicial Education, the Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee, the Standing Committee on Judicial Outreach, and the Board of Juvenile Court Judges. Judge Hornak served as the presiding judge in Third District Juvenile Court from 2004 through 2007. She has served on the Sentencing Commission and on the Utah Judicial Council. In addition, Judge Hornak presided over two drug courts. Updated 10/21/21

Juvenile Court Senior Judges