South Ogden, Utah—Applications are being accepted for a Justice Court judge position in South Ogden. The position will replace Judge Reuben Renstrom who will retire effective May 31, 2019.

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 Weber County or an adjacent county for at least six months immediately preceding appointment.

Information on judicial retention and performance evaluation is posted on the Utah State Court’s website at under employment opportunities. An application for judicial office form must be completed and is available on the court’s website ( The annual salary range for the position is $47,726 to $52,499 with no benefits except URS retirement contributions as required by Utah State Code. For additional information, contact Doug Gailey at (801) 622-2727 or by email at

The deadline for applications is Monday, Jun. 10, 2019 at 5 p.m. and should be sent to the attention of Amy Hernandez, Administrative Office of the Courts, P.O. Box 140241, Salt Lake City, UT, 84114-0241. For an application or information, email

Utah law requires the Judicial Nominating Commission to submit three to five nominees to South Ogden Mayor Russell Porter within 45 days of its first meeting. Mayor Porter 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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