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Judge Christine S. Johnson was appointed to the Fourth District Court in October 2008 by Gov. Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. She serves Juab, Millard, Utah, and Wasatch counties. Judge Johnson received her Juris Doctor in 1996 from the J. Reuben Clark School of Law at Brigham Young University. She worked as a judicial clerk in the Fourth Judicial District before beginning her practice as a criminal defense attorney at the Utah County Public Defenders Association in 1997. Judge Johnson was ultimately designated as that office's deputy director and served in that capacity from 1999 through 2003. She was employed as the assistant city attorney and city prosecutor at Spanish Fork City from 2003 until her appointment to the bench. From 2009 through 2015, Judge Johnson served on the Standing Committee on Judicial Branch Education, which oversees the continuing education of judges and court staff in Utah. Judge Johnson presently serves as a member of the Board of District Court Judges and as Chair of the Criminal Justice Roundtable. 5/17

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