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FIFTH DISTRICT JUVENILE COURT JUDGES
Judge Paul Dame was appointed to the Fifth District Juvenile Court in 2014 by Gov. Gary R. Herbert. He serves Beaver, Iron, and Washington counties. Judge Dame graduated cum laude from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University in 1990. Prior to his appointment, Judge Dame worked as an attorney at Parsons Behle & Latimer (1990-1994), served as a Deputy Washington County Attorney (1994-1995), served as the St. George City Prosecutor (1995-1998), served as the Chief Deputy Washington County Prosecutor (1998-2004) and served as a Washington County Justice Court Judge (2004-2014). 8/15
Judge Michael F. Leavitt was appointed to the Fifth District Juvenile Court in 2014 by Gov. Gary R. Herbert. He serves Beaver, Iron, and Washington counties. Judge Leavitt graduated from University of Idaho College of Law in 2002. Prior to his appointment, Judge Leavitt worked as an attorney with the law firm of Durham Jones & Pinegar (formerly Snow Nuffer) from 2002 through 2014. At the time of his appointment, he was serving as a Bar Commissioner with the Utah State Bar and previously served as President of the Southern Utah Bar Association. 8/15
Judge Troy A. Little was appointed to the Fifth District Juvenile Court in February 2018, by Governor Gary R. Herbert. He serves Beaver, Iron, and Washington counties. Judge Little graduated from the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah in 2000. Judge Little also holds a Master of Public Administration degree and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, both from the University of Utah. Before his appointment to the bench, Judge Little served as the Chief Deputy Iron County Attorney and was an adjunct professor at Southern Utah University.
The Utah State Courts mission is to provide the people an open, fair, efficient, and independent system for the advancement of justice under the law.