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Judge William K. Kendall was appointed to the Third District Court in December 2014 by Governor Gary Herbert. He serves Salt Lake, Summit and Tooele counties. Judge Kendall received dual bachelor's degrees in political science and communication from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio in 1993. He graduated with a juris doctorate from the University of Richmond, Virginia in 1996 where he was the executive editor on the founding editorial board of the Richmond Journal of Law and Technology. Prior to his judicial appointment, he worked as an assistant U.S. attorney and the deputy violent crimes section chief at the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Utah where he received the U.S. Attorney's Award and the People's Choice Award. At the U.S. Attorney's Office he served as both the anti-gang and robbery coordinator and prosecuted federal racketeering, robbery, firearm, narcotics, and child pornography cases. Prior to this, he served as a deputy district attorney for Salt Lake County where worked as a trial attorney prosecuting all types of state criminal cases. 2/18

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