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FIRST DISTRICT JUVENILE COURT JUDGES



PRESIDING JUDGE THOMAS L. WILLMORE

PRESIDING JUDGE THOMAS L. WILLMOREJudge Thomas L. Willmore was appointed to First District Court in January 1999 by Gov. Michael O. Leavitt. He serves Box Elder, Cache, and Rich counties. Judge Willmore graduated from Utah State University and received his law degree from the University of Pacific McGeorge School of Law. At the time of his appointment to the bench, he was an attorney/shareholder with the law firm of Olson & Hoggan. Judge Willmore's service in the judiciary includes the following: presiding judge from 2006 to present; chair and member of the Board of District Court Judges from 2001-2006; Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Rules of Criminal Procedure; and member of the Utah Access to Justice Council. Judge Willmore established and presides over Drug Court for Cache County and Box Elder County. 05/08


JUDGE JEFFREY 'R' BURBANK

JUDGE JEFFREY Judge Jeffrey "R"" Burbank was appointed to the First District Juvenile Court in March 1996 by Gov. Michael O. Leavitt. He serves Box Elder, Cache, and Rich counties. He received a law degree from Western State University College of Law at San Diego in 1980. Judge Burbank served as Deputy Cache County Attorney from 1983 until his appointment to the bench and has served as a partner in the law firm of Jenkins & Burbank and as an assistant Logan City Attorney. He has taught a number of classes for various law enforcement agencies, including serving as a regular instructor for Police Officers Standards and Training. Judge Burbank is a charter member of Utah State University Associates and served on the Board of Directors. He has also served on the Board of Juvenile Court Judges, the Uniform Fine/Bail Schedule Committee, the Utah Sentencing Commission, and as the presiding judge of the First District and the First District Juvenile Court. He is presently serving on the Board of Juvenile Court Judges and as the Associate Presiding Judge of the First District Judicial Court. 12/16

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