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Third District Court Names Judge Skanchy as Presiding Judge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 30, 2015
Contact: Nancy Volmer
(801) 578-3994
JUDGE SKANCHY NAMED PRESIDING JUDGE IN THIRD DISTRICT COURT
Salt Lake, UT—District Court Judge Randall Skanchy has been named presiding judge for the Third Judicial District for a two-year term. Judge Skanchy replaces Judge Royal Hansen who completed his term in July. Judge Ryan Harris has been named associate presiding judge.
The presiding judges are responsible for the effective operation of their courts. According to court Rule 3-104, presiding judges are responsible for implementation and enforcement of statutes, rules, policies and directives of the Utah Judicial Council as they pertain to the administration of the courts. The presiding judge is responsible for assigning cases and judges.
Presiding judges and associate presiding judges are elected by a majority vote of the judges of their court. When the presiding judge is unavailable, the associate presiding judge assumes his or her responsibilities.
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Meeting planned to select Aurora and Saline justice court judge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 13, 2015
Contact: Nancy Volmer
(801) 578-3994
JUSTICE COURT JUDGE SELECTION MEETING PLANNED
Sevier County, UT—The Sevier County Judicial Nominating Commission has scheduled a meeting on July 23, 2015, to select a candidate for the Aurora and Salina justice courts to replace Judge Les Scott who will retire Dec. 31, 2015. The commission will begin meeting at 1 p.m. at the Aurora City Offices, 20 South 120 East.
The early portion of the meeting is scheduled for public comment about issues facing the Utah judiciary and refinements or improvements to the system. Public comments are being accepted from 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Following the public hearing, the meeting is closed to allow commission members to select a slate of three to five candidates for the vacancy.
Individuals interested in appearing before the commission should contact Melisse Stiglich at (801) 578-3844 to request an appointment. Information on the Justice Court Nominating Commission members is available at www.utcourts.gov.
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Meeting Planned to Select Clearfield Justice Court Candidates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 29, 2015
Contact: Nancy Volmer
(801) 578-3994
JUSTICE COURT JUDGE SELECTION MEETING PLANNED
Clearfield, UT—The Davis County Judicial Nominating Commission has scheduled a meeting on July 15, 2015, to select a candidate for the Clearfield Justice Court to replace Judge John L. Sandberg who will retire June 30, 2015. The commission will begin meeting at 8:30 a.m. at the Clearfield Municipal and Justice Center, 55 South State St., in Clearfield.
The early portion of the meeting is scheduled for public comment about issues facing the Utah judiciary and refinements or improvements to the system. Public comments are being accepted from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Following the public hearing, the meeting is closed to allow commission members to select a slate of three to five candidates for the vacancy.
Individuals interested in appearing before the commission should contact Melisse Stiglich at (801) 578-3844 to request an appointment. Information on the Justice Court Nominating Commission members is available at www.utcourts.gov.
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Meeting set for Wasatch County Justice Court judge selection

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 1, 2015
Contact: Nancy Volmer
(801) 578-3994
JUSTICE COURT JUDGE SELECTION MEETING PLANNED
The Wasatch County Judicial Nominating Commission has scheduled a meeting on June 16, 2015, to select a candidate for the Wasatch County Justice Court to replace Judge Orson Lane McCotter who will retire July 29, 2015. The commission will begin meeting at 8:30 a.m. at the Wasatch County Community Services Building, 55 South 550 East.
The early portion of the meeting is scheduled for public comment about issues facing the Utah judiciary and refinements or improvements to the system. Public comments are being accepted from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Following the public hearing, the meeting is closed to allow commission members to select a slate of three to five candidates for the vacancy.
Individuals interested in appearing before the commission should contact Melisse Stiglich at (801) 578-3844 to request an appointment. Information on the Justice Court Nominating Commission members is available at www.utcourts.gov.

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Millard County Nominating Commission Meeting Set

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 11, 2015
Contact: Nancy Volmer
(801) 578-3994
JUSTICE COURT JUDGE SELECTION MEETING PLANNED
Fillmore, UT—The Millard County Judicial Nominating Commission has scheduled a meeting on May 19, 2015, to select a candidate for the Fillmore Justice Court to replace Judge Stanley Robison who retired March 31, 2015. The commission will begin meeting at 10 a.m. at the Fillmore City Office, 75 West Center St.
The early portion of the meeting is scheduled for public comment about issues facing the Utah judiciary and refinements or improvements to the system. Public comments are being accepted from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Following the public hearing, the meeting is closed to allow commission members to select a slate of three to five candidates for the vacancy.
Individuals interested in appearing before the commission should contact Melisse Stiglich at (801) 578-3844 to request an appointment. Information on the Justice Court Nominating Commission members is available at www.utcourts.gov.
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Meeting set to nominated Clinton Justice Court nominees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 23, 2015
Contact: Nancy Volmer
(801) 578-3994
Cell: (801) 712-4545
JUSTICE COURT SELECTION MEETING PLANNED
Clinton, UT—The Davis County Judicial Nominating Commission has scheduled a meeting on May 18, 2015, to select a candidate for the Clinton City Justice Court to replace Judge John L. Sandberg who will retire June 30, 2015. The commission will begin meeting at 9 a.m. at the Clinton City Offices, 2267 North 1500 West.
The early portion of the meeting is scheduled for public comment about issues facing the Utah judiciary and refinements or improvements to the system. Public comments are being accepted from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Following the public hearing, the meeting is closed to allow commission members to select a slate of three to five candidates for the vacancy.
Individuals interested in appearing before the commission should contact Melisse Stiglich at (801) 578-3844 to request an appointment. Information on the Justice Court Nominating Commission members is available at www.utcourts.gov.
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Piute County Judicial Nominating Commission to Meet

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 6, 2015
Contact: Nancy Volmer
(801) 578-3994
JUSTICE COURT SELECTION MEETING PLANNED
Junction, UT—The Piute County Judicial Nominating Commission has scheduled a meeting on Feb.19, 2015, to select a candidate for the Piute County Justice Court to replace Judge Thomas Lee Robertson who retired effective Jan. 16, 2015. The commission will begin meeting at
11 a.m. at the Piute County Commission Chambers, 550 North Main St., Junction.
The early portion of the meeting is scheduled for public comment about issues facing the Utah judiciary and refinements or improvements to the system. Public comments are being accepted from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Following the public hearing, the meeting is closed to allow commission members to select a slate of three to five candidates for the vacancy.
Individuals interested in appearing before the commission should contact Melisse Stiglich at (801) 578-3844 to request an appointment. Information on the Justice Court Nominating Commission members is available at www.utcourts.gov.
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Community Forum Planned

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 22, 2015
Contact: Nancy Volmer
(801) 578-3994
UTAH STATE COURTS PLAN COMMUNITY FORUM AT PROVO RECREATION CENTER
WHAT: How does the Utah State Courts ensure equality and justice for all?
This question will be answered at community forums planned by the courts as part of a judicial outreach initiative. The forums have been planned with the understanding that judges and court personnel can make a difference in helping the public better understand the justice system. The belief is that public dialogue about the court system will benefit judges and court personnel by providing a means for them to better understand the issues in our communities, while the system as a whole will benefit by developing appropriate responses to public concerns.
WHO: Judge Darold McDade, 4th District Court
Judge Mary Noonan, 4th District Juvenile Court
Judge Rick Romney, Provo City Justice Court
Brent Johnson, general counsel, Administrative Office of the Courts
Mary Jane Ciccarello, director, Court Self-Help Center
WHEN: Wednesday, January 28 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: Provo Recreation Center, 320 West 500 North
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Garfield County Judicial Nominating Commission Meeting Set

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 21, 2014
Contact: Nancy Volmer
November 21, 2014
(801) 578-3994
JUSTICE COURT SELECTION MEETING PLANNED
Panguitch, UT—The Garfield County Judicial Nominating Commission has scheduled a meeting on Dec. 2, 2014, to select a candidate for the Panguitch City Justice Court to replace Judge Martin Nay who resigned effective Oct. 1, 2014. The commission will begin meeting at 6:00 p.m. at the Panguitch City Council Chambers, 25 South 200 East.
The early portion of the meeting is scheduled for public comment about issues facing the Utah judiciary and refinements or improvements to the system. Public comments are being accepted from 6:00 to 6:30 p.m. Following the public hearing, the meeting is closed to allow commission members to select a slate of three to five candidates for the vacancy.
Individuals interested in appearing before the commission should contact Melisse Stiglich at (801) 578-3844 to request an appointment. Information on the Justice Court Nominating Commission members is available at www.utcourts.gov.
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