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SECOND DISTRICT JUVENILE COURT JUDGES
Judge Sherene Terry Dillon was appointed to the Second District Juvenile Court by Gov. Gary R. Herbert in January 2011. She serves Davis, Morgan, and Weber counties. Judge Dillon has a law degree from J. Reuben Clark School of Law at Brigham Young University. Prior to her appointment to the bench, she worked for the Office of Guardian ad Litem, where she represented the interests of children in Juvenile Court. She worked in private practice from 1986 to 1994, where she spent a number of years with Kirton, McConkie and Poelman. 3/11
Judge Janice L. Frost was appointed to the Second District Juvenile Court by Gov. Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. in February 2009. She serves Davis, Morgan, and Weber counties. Judge Frost graduated from the University of Utah College of Law in 1985 and is a graduate of Brigham Young University where she earned a degree in History and secondary education. From 1985 to 1989, Judge Frost worked in private practice and from 1989 to 1994, served as an assistant city prosecutor for Salt Lake City, later becoming an assistant attorney general in the criminal appeals division. In 1995, Judge Frost became a senior attorney with the National District Attorney's Association where she was responsible for training prosecutors throughout the United States in trial advocacy skills, particularly as those skills relate to impaired driving prosecution. In 1998, Judge Frost returned to the Utah Attorney General's office where she worked in the Child Protection Division practicing in the Second District Juvenile Court. From 2002 until her appointment to the bench, Judge Frost was the deputy city attorney for the City of South Salt Lake. She has served on the Utah Prosecution Council Training Committee, the Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor's Advisory Committee, and the Statewide Association of Prosecutors Legislative Action Committee. Judge Frost is a former member of the Board of Juvenile Court Judges serving as chair from 2011 to 2012. She also served as a member of the Utah Sentencing Commission from 2010 to 2014. Judge Frost currently serves as a member of the Standing Committee on Judicial Education. 10/15
Judge Michelle E. Heward was appointed to the Second District Juvenile Court by Gov. Gary R. Herbert in September 2010. She serves Davis, Morgan, and Weber counties. Judge Heward graduated from the University of Utah with a Juris Doctorate in 1987 and from Weber State University with a Bachelor of Arts in 1982. Prior to her current appointment, she worked for 15 years as a full professor at Weber State, teaching criminal justice in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. She also served as a Justice Court judge in Riverdale for five years as well as South Ogden. From 1990 to 1995, Judge Heward was a Deputy Weber County Attorney with primary assignment in Juvenile Court. She worked in private practice prior to that position. She currently serves on the Board of Juvenile Court Judges, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, and runs a Dependency Drug Court. She has served on various local, university, state, and national board and committees. Her areas of research and publications are in problem solving courts, juvenile courts, evidence, and constitutional law. 10/11
Judge Robert G. Neill was appointed to the Second District Juvenile Court by Gov. Gary R. Herbert in October 2016. He serves Davis, Morgan, and Weber counties. Judge Neill obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brigham Young University and received his Juris Doctorate from the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah. Prior to his appointment to the bench, Judge Neill worked as a Unit Chief in the Justice Division of the Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office where he managed a variety of teams including the Screening and Misdemeanor Division, the Non-violent and General Felony Teams, the West Jordan Special Victim and Juvenile Teams, and the West Jordan Division. While at the District Attorney's Office Judge Neill prosecuted numerous cases including crimes perpetrated against children and delinquency cases in the juvenile court. 5/17
Judge Jeffrey J. Noland was appointed to the Second District Juvenile Court by Gov. Gary R. Herbert in July 2010. He serves Davis, Morgan, and Weber counties. Judge Noland has a law degree from the University of Utah College of Law. Prior to his appointment to the bench, Judge Noland served as a managing attorney for the Salt Lake Office of the Guardian ad Litem (GAL). Before joining the GAL in 2006, Judge Noland worked in private practice. 12/10
Judge Sharon S. Sipes was appointed to the Second District Juvenile Court by Governor Gary R. Herbert in October 2013. She serves Davis, Morgan and Weber Counties. Judge Sipes obtained a law degree from the University of Utah College of Law in 1994, and a bachelor's degree from Westminster College. Judge Sipes was an attorney with the Davis County Public Defender's office prior to her appointment to the bench. Before joining the Davis County Public Defender's office, she practiced for almost 15 years as a public defender in Weber County. For the past eight years, Judge Sipes served as a director with the Parental Defense Alliance, a non-profit organization formed to provide support and continuing education opportunities for defense attorneys representing parents in child welfare cases in the juvenile courts. Judge Sipes currently serves on the Juvenile Court Improvement Committee and is board certified as a Child Welfare Law Specialist by the National Association of Counsel for Children. 3/14
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