Month: October 2016

OGDEN CITY JUSTICE COURT VACANCY ANNOUNCED EXTENDED

Ogden, UT— The deadline for applications for a Justice Court judge position in Ogden has been extended. The position will replace Judge Andrea W. Lockwood who will retire effective March 1, 2017.

To be considered for a Justice Court judgeship in Weber County, candidates must be at least 25 years of age, a citizen of the United States, a Utah resident for at least three years, and have a degree from a law school that would make one eligible to apply for admission to a bar in any state in the United States. In addition, candidates must be a resident of the county in which the court is located—or an adjacent county—for at least six months.

Information on judicial retention and performance evaluation is posted on the Utah State Courts’ website at www.utcourts.gov under employment opportunities. An application for judicial office form must be completed and is available on the courts’ website. Please note that the application has been updated since June 2016. The annual salary range for the position is $79,525.00 to $143,145.00 with benefits. For additional information, contact Heidi Olmedo at (801)629-8737.

The deadline for applications is Friday, Nov. 4, 2016 at 5 p.m. and should be sent to the attention of Melisse Stiglich, Administrative Office of the Courts, P.O. Box 140241, Salt Lake City, UT, 84114-0241. For an application or more information, email melisses@utcourts.gov or visit www.utcourts.gov/admin/jobs.

Utah law requires the Judicial Nominating Commission to submit three to five nominees to the Mayor of Ogden Mike Caldwell within 45 days of its first meeting. Mayor Caldwell then has 30 days in which to make a selection. The selection must then be certified by the Utah Judicial Council.
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NOMINEE NAMED TO FILL SUNSET CITY JUSTICE COURT VACANCY

Sunset, UT— The Davis County Nominating Commission has announced the appointment of the Honorable Judge Brian Edward Brower to fill the Sunset City Justice Court vacancy. The position will replace Judge Jerald Jensen who will retire effective Jan. 1, 2017.

Judge Brian E. Brower earned a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature with a minor in Criminal Justice from Weber State University. He then graduated from the SJ Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah. Upon graduation and passing the bar, he was hired as a Deputy County Attorney for the Weber County Attorney’s Office. He later served as both the Murray City Prosecutor as well as the Layton City Prosecutor before being appointed as Clearfield’s City Attorney in 2007. He served as City Attorney for eight years until being appointed as judge for the Clearfield Justice Court in August of 2015.
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FOUNTAIN GREEN JUSTICE COURT VACANCY ANNOUNCED

Fountain Green, UT—Applications are being accepted for a Justice Court judge position in Fountain Green. The position will replace Judge Ivo Peterson, who resigned July 1, 2016.

To be considered for a Justice Court judgeship in Sanpete County, candidates must be at least 25 years of age, a citizen of the United States, a Utah resident for at least three years, and have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED. In addition, candidates must be a resident of the county in which the court is located—or an adjacent county—for at least six months.

Information on judicial retention and performance evaluation is posted on the Utah State Courts’ website at www.utcourts.gov. An application for judicial office form must be completed and is available on the courts’ website (www.utcourts.gov/admin/jobs). Please note that the application has been updated since June 2016. The annual salary for the position is between $3,181.00 and $5,725.80 with no benefits. For additional information about Fountain Green, contact Michelle Walker at (435)445-3453 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The deadline for applications is Monday, Nov. 7, 2016 at 5 p.m. and should be sent to the attention of Melisse Stiglich, Administrative Office of the Courts, P.O. Box 140241, Salt Lake City, UT, 84114-0241. For an application or more information, email melisses@utcourts.gov.

Utah law requires the Justice Court Nominating Commission to submit three to five nominees to the Mayor of Fountain Green, Ron Ivory within 45 days of its first meeting. Mayor Ivory then has 30 days in which to make a selection. The selection must then be certified by the Utah Judicial Council.

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SPRING CITY JUSTICE COURT VACANCY ANNOUNCED

Spring City, UT—Applications are being accepted for a Justice Court judge position in Spring City. The position will replace Judge Ivo Peterson, who resigned July 1, 2016.

To be considered for a Justice Court judgeship in Sanpete County, candidates must be at least 25 years of age, a citizen of the United States, a Utah resident for at least three years, and have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED. In addition, candidates must be a resident of the county in which the court is located—or an adjacent county—for at least six months.

Information on judicial retention and performance evaluation is posted on the Utah State Courts’ website at www.utcourts.gov. An application for judicial office form must be completed and is available on the courts’ website (www.utcourts.gov/admin/jobs). Please note that the application has been updated since June 2016. The annual salary for the position is $4,032.00 with no benefits. For additional information about Spring City, contact Lyndsey Zeeman at (435)445-3453.

The deadline for applications is Monday, Nov. 7, 2016 at 5 p.m. and should be sent to the attention of Melisse Stiglich, Administrative Office of the Courts, P.O. Box 140241, Salt Lake City, UT, 84114-0241. For an application or more information, email melisses@utcourts.gov.

Utah law requires the Justice Court Nominating Commission to submit three to five nominees to the Mayor of Spring City, Jack D. Monnett within 45 days of its first meeting. Mayor Monnett then has 30 days in which to make a selection. The selection must then be certified by the Utah Judicial Council.

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ROY CITY JUSTICE COURT VACANCY ANNOUNCED

Roy, UT—Applications are being accepted for a Justice Court judge position in Roy. The position will replace Judge R. Scott Waterfall who will retire effective Oct. 31, 2016.

To be considered for a Justice Court judgeship in Weber County, candidates must be at least 25 years of age, a citizen of the United States, a Utah resident for at least three years, and have a degree from a law school that would make one eligible to apply for admission to a bar in any state in the United States. In addition, candidates must be a resident of the county in which the court is located—or an adjacent county—for at least six months.

Information on judicial retention and performance evaluation is posted on the Utah State Courts’ website at www.utcourts.gov under employment opportunities. An application for judicial office form must be completed and is available on the courts’ website (www.utcourts.gov/admin/jobs). Please note that the application has been updated since June 2016. The annual salary range for the position is $77,934.50 to $140,282.10 with benefits. For additional information, contact Jill Dean at (801)774-1043.

The deadline for applications is Friday, Nov. 4, 2016 at 5 p.m. and should be sent to the attention of Melisse Stiglich, Administrative Office of the Courts, P.O. Box 140241, Salt Lake City, UT, 84114-0241. For an application or more information, email melisses@utcourts.gov or visit www.utcourts.gov/admin/jobs.

Utah law requires the Weber County Nominating Commission to submit three to five nominees to the Mayor of Roy, Willard S. Cragun within 45 days of its first meeting. Mayor Cragun then has 30 days in which to make a selection. The selection must then be certified by the Utah Judicial Council.
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LEHI CITY JUSTICE COURT VACANCY ANNOUNCED

Lehi, UT—Applications are being accepted for a Justice Court judge position in the Lehi City Justice Court. The position will replace Judge Douglas Nielsen who resigned effective Sept. 23, 2016.

To be considered for a Justice Court judgeship in Utah County, candidates must be at least 25 years of age, a citizen of the United States, a Utah resident for at least three years, and have a degree from a law school that would make one eligible to apply for admission to a bar in any state in the United States. In addition, candidates must be a resident of the county in which the court is located—or an adjacent county—for at least six months.

Information on judicial retention and performance evaluation is posted on the Utah State Courts’ website at www.utcourts.gov under employment opportunities. An application for judicial office form must be completed and is available on the courts’ website. Please note that the application has been updated since June 2016. The annual salary for the position is between $77,736.00 and $116,604.00. Benefits are provided. For additional information, contact David Kitchen at (385)201-2265 or by email at dkitchen@lehi-ut.gov.

The deadline for applications is Monday, Nov. 7, 2016 at 5 p.m. and should be sent to the attention of Melisse Stiglich, Administrative Office of the Courts, P.O. Box 140241, Salt Lake City, UT, 84114-0241. For an application or more information, email melisses@utcourts.gov or visit www.utcourts.gov/admin/jobs.

Utah law requires the Judicial Nominating Commission to submit three to five nominees to the Mayor of Lehi City, Bert Wilson, within 45 days of its first meeting. Mayor Wilson then has 30 days in which to make a selection. The selection must then be certified by the Utah Judicial Council.
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HIGHLAND/ALPINE CITY JUSTICE COURT VACANCY ANNOUNCED

Highland, UT—Applications are being accepted for a Justice Court judge position in the Highland/Alpine Justice Court. The position will replace Judge Douglas Nielsen who resigned effective Sept. 23, 2016.

To be considered for a Justice Court judgeship in Utah County, candidates must be at least 25 years of age, a citizen of the United States, a Utah resident for at least three years, and have a degree from a law school that would make one eligible to apply for admission to a bar in any state in the United States. In addition, candidates must be a resident of the county in which the court is located—or an adjacent county—for at least six months.

Information on judicial retention and performance evaluation is posted on the Utah State Courts’ website at www.utcourts.gov under employment opportunities. An application for judicial office form must be completed and is available on the courts’ website. Please note that the application has been updated since June 2016. The annual salary for the position is between $25,000.00 and $28,000.00. Benefits will not be provided. For additional information, contact Nathan Crane at (801) 772-4567.

The deadline for applications is Monday, Nov. 7, 2016 at 5 p.m. and should be sent to the attention of Melisse Stiglich, Administrative Office of the Courts, P.O. Box 140241, Salt Lake City, UT, 84114-0241. For an application or more information, email melisses@utcourts.gov or visit www.utcourts.gov/admin/jobs.

Utah law requires nominating commission to submit three to five nominees to the Mayors of Highland and Alpine City within 45 days of its first meeting. The hiring authority then has 30 days in which to make a selection. The selection must then be certified by the Utah Judicial Council.
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EAST CARBON COUNTY JUSTICE COURT VACANCY ANNOUNCED

East Carbon, Utah—Applications are being accepted for a Justice Court judge position in East Carbon. The position will replace Judge Linda Murdock, who retired on Sept. 30, 2016.

To be considered for a Justice Court judgeship in Carbon County, candidates must be at least 25 years of age, a citizen of the United States, a Utah resident for at least three years, and have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED. In addition, candidates must be a resident of the county in which the court is located—or an adjacent county—for at least six months.

Information on judicial retention and performance evaluation is posted on the Utah State Courts’ website at www.utcourts.gov. An application for judicial office form must be completed and is available on the courts’ website (www.utcourts.gov/admin/jobs). Please note that the application has been updated since June 2016. The annual salary for the position is $10,608.00 with no benefits. For additional information about East Carbon, contact Mayor Doug Parsons or City Recorder Liz Holt at (435)888-6613.

The deadline for applications is Monday, Nov. 7, 2016 at 5 p.m. and should be sent to the attention of Melisse Stiglich, Administrative Office of the Courts, P.O. Box 140241, Salt Lake City, UT, 84114-0241. For an application or more information, email melisses@utcourts.gov.

Utah law requires the Judicial Nominating Commission to submit three to five nominees to the Mayor of East Carbon, Doug Parsons within 45 days of its first meeting. Mayor Parsons then has 30 days in which to make a selection. The selection must then be certified by the Utah Judicial Council.

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NOMINEES ANNOUNCED FOR MORGAN COUNTY JUSTICE COURT VACANCY

Morgan, UT—The Morgan County Nominating Commission has selected four nominees for an upcoming vacancy in the Morgan County Justice Court. The position will replace Judge Tony Hassell, who will retire effective Dec. 30, 2016.

Following are the nominees followed by place of employment and residence:
• Honorable Brian E. Brower, J.D., Clearfield City Justice Court Judge, resident of West Point
• Paul H. Olds, J.D., Attorney at Law, resident of Pleasant View
• Honorable Judge Dee William Smith, J.D., Ogden City Justice Court Judge, resident of Ogden City
• Alan Wayne Brooks, M.S., Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, resident of Morgan
A comment period will be held through Oct. 31, 2016, before a final candidate is selected by the Morgan County Council Chair, who has 30 days to make an appointment. The appointment is subject to ratification by the Morgan County Council. The Utah Judicial Council must then certify the appointment. To submit written comments about the candidates, contact Melisse Stiglich, Administrative Office of the Courts, at melisses@utcourts.gov.
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JUSTICE COURT JUDGE SELECTION MEETING PLANNED

Randolph, UT—The Rich County Judicial Nominating Commission has scheduled a meeting on Oct. 20, 2016, to select candidates for the Rich County Justice Court to replace Judge Ross McKinnon who will retire effective Jan. 1, 2017. The commission will begin the meeting at 9 a.m. at the Rich County Courthouse, located on 20 South Main Street in Randolph.

The early portion of the meeting is scheduled for public comment about issues facing the Utah judiciary and refinements or improvements to the system. Public comments will be accepted from 9 to 9:30 a.m. Following the public hearing, the meeting is closed to allow commission members to select a slate of three to five candidates for the vacancy.

Individuals interested in appearing before the commission during the public comment portion of the meeting should contact Melisse Stiglich at (801) 578-3844 to request an appointment. Information on the Justice Court Nominating Commission members is available at www.utcourts.gov.

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