NOMINEES ANNOUNCED FOR SECOND DISTRICT COMMISSIONER VACANCY
Farmington, UT—The Second District Commissioner Nominating Committee has selected four nominees for an upcoming commissioner vacancy. The position will replace David S. Dillon who will retire effective June 30, 2016.
The nominees are:
• David Benard who currently serves as an assistant attorney general, representing DCFS cases. Benard has been with the Utah Attorney General’s Office since 1999. Prior to his service in the AG’s Office he was an associate and partner with Palmer & Palmer, which changed to Palmer & Benard.
• Thomas R Morgan who currently serves as a family law private attorney. Prior to 2006 he was with Robert Echard & Associates.
• Andrew P. Munson who currently serves as a law clerk for US District Court Judge David Nuffer. Munson previously has served as an attorney law clerk and traffic court referee with the Utah State Courts, starting in 2010.
• Jennifer Spangenberg who currently serves as a guardian ad litem attorney with the Office of Guardian ad Litem. Prior to that, she was with Utah Legal Services, where she served as a staff attorney and managing attorney since 2008.
A comment period will be held through April 19, 2016, before a final candidate is selected. The Utah Judicial Council must then certify the appointment within 45 days of selection. To submit written comments about the candidates, contact Jane Olsen, Administrative Office of the Courts, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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