Grand County, UT—The Grand County Nominating Commission has selected three nominees for a judicial vacancy in the Grand County Justice Court. The position will replace Judge David Tubbs who left the position effective Nov. 3, 2019.
Following are the nominees followed by place of employment and residence:
• Judge Jon Carpenter, J.D., Judge of Carbon County and Wellington City, resident of Price
• Danalee O’Donnal, Paralegal, resident of Moab
• John “Steve” Russell, J.D., Attorney at Law, resident of Moab
A comment period will be held through Nov. 22, 2019. A final candidate will then be selected by the Grand County Council who has 60 days to make and ratify the appointment. The Utah Judicial Council must then certify the appointment. To submit written comments about the candidates, please contact Amy Hernandez at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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South Weber, UT—The Davis County Judicial Nominating Commission has announced the appointment of Judge Bryan Memmott to fill the South Weber Justice Court vacancy. The position replaces Judge Reuben Renstrom who resigned effective May, 2019.
Judge Bryan J. Memmott received his B.A. from Brigham Young University in 1999. He attended law school at Arizona State University College of Law and received his J.D. in 2002. 9/11 happened during Judge Memmott’s last year of law school and he felt a deep desire to serve his country. In pursuit of this service, he was commissioned as a JAG officer in the United States Air Force and served as a Captain from 2002 to 2007. During this time he was also appointed as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney. He honorably separated from the Air Force with distinction and commendation. Judge Memmott spent several years working at a large law firm before starting his own law firm. His practice areas include being in-house counsel, divorce mediation, family law, business law and civil litigation. He was appointed to the Plain City Justice Court in June of 2017 where he continues to serve.
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Salt Lake City, UT— The Utah Supreme Court will hear oral arguments at Utah State University Eastern in Price on Nov. 13, beginning at 10 a.m., at the Geary Events Center (451 East 400 North, Price).
The five justices will hear the following cases:
– Kay v. Barnes Bullets, 20180821-SC
– State v. Argueta, 20180814-SC
A question-and-answer session will follow the hearings.
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