Month: August 2017

NOMINEE NAMED TO FILL ALTA JUSTICE COURT VACANCY

Alta, UT— The Salt Lake County Nominating Commission has announced the appointment of Honorable Paul Curtis Farr to fill the Town of Alta Justice Court vacancy. The position will replace Judge Clinton Balmforth who retired from the bench on March 31, 2017.

Judge Paul C. Farr was appointed as a justice court judge in 2010 and currently serves in Herriman and Sandy City. Judge Farr received an A.S. in History from Dixie State University in 1995, a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Weber State University in 1997, and a J.D. from Brigham Young University in 2000. Judge Farr has been a member of the Utah State Bar since 2000. He had a civil litigation practice and was a partner in a mid-sized Salt Lake City law firm prior to his appointment to the bench.

 

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MANTI CITY JUSTICE COURT VACANCY ANNOUNCED

Manti, Utah—Applications are being accepted for a Justice Court judge position in Manti City. The position will replace Judge Ivo Peterson who retired effective June 30, 2017.

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 range for the position is $5,678.75 to $10,221.75 with no benefits. For additional information contact Tami Larson, Court Clerk at (435) 262-7709.

The deadline for applications is Monday, Aug. 28, 2017 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 Manti, Korry L. Soper, within 45 days of its first meeting. Mayor Soper 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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GUNNISON CITY JUSTICE COURT VACANCY ANNOUNCED

Gunnison, Utah—Applications are being accepted for a Justice Court judge position in Gunnison City. The position will replace Judge Ivo Peterson who retired effective June 30, 2017.
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 range for the position is $4,867.50 to $8,761.50 with no benefits. For additional information contact Pam Barrus at (435)528-5494.

The deadline for applications is Monday, Aug. 28, 2017 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 Gunnison, Bruce Blackham, within 45 days of its first meeting. Mayor Blackham 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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