Provo, UT—The Fourth District Commissioner Nominating Committee has selected three nominees for an upcoming court commissioner vacancy. The successful candidate will replace Commissioner Thomas Patton, who will retire effective July 31, 2019.

The nominees are:

• Jason Fuller, who is a Senior Litigation Attorney for Cordell & Cordell, where he practices family law. Mr. Fuller previously represented low-income clients in protective order and divorce proceedings for Utah Legal Services.
• Marian Ito, who has served as Assistant Attorney General for the Child and Family Support Division at the Utah Attorney General’s Office since 2007. Ms. Ito previously served in the Attorney General’s Litigation Division.
• Wade Taylor, who is a Partner at Nelson, Taylor & Associates, where he practices family law. Mr. Taylor also serves on the Divorce Education for Children Subcommittee and previously practiced in New York City for DeHeng Chen & Chen, specializing in International Business Law.

A comment period will be held through May 23, 2019, after which a final candidate will be selected. The Utah Judicial Council must then certify the appointment within 45 days of selection. To submit written comments about the candidates, please contact Mark Urry, Fourth District Trial Court Executive,

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