Aurora, Utah—Applications are being accepted for a Justice Court Judge position in the City of Aurora. The position will replace Judge Cordell Pearson who will leave the position in December 2019.

To be considered for a Justice Court judgeship in Sevier 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 earned a high school diploma or GED. In addition, candidates must be a resident of Sevier 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 salary for the position is $4,800 per year and does not include benefits. For additional information, contact Clint Johnson at (435) 529-7643.

The deadline for applications is Monday, Sep. 9, 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 Daven Quarnberg, mayor of Aurora City, within 45 days of its first meeting. Mayor Quarnberg 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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