Judges' Biographies: Third District Justice Court Judges
JUDGE RONALD ELTON
Judge Ronald L. Elton was appointed to the Grantsville City Justice Court in January 2015. Judge Elton is a lifelong resident of Tooele County. He attended Brigham Young University and the University of Utah, where he graduated in 1973 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management-Magna Cum Laude. Judge Elton also attended the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University and received a Juris Doctor Degree in 1976. Afterward, he worked in the Tooele County Attorney’s Office as a law clerk, deputy County Attorney, and as a County Attorney from 1975 to 1995. He then opened a private law practice and also served as a public defender in Tooele County. He was appointed as Grantsville City Attorney in 2007 and held that position until 2011. Judge Elton also served as Rush Valley and Vernon Town attorney from 2000 to 2014. 9/17
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