Applications are now being accepted for a district court judge position in the Seventh Judicial District, which includes Carbon, Emery, Grand and San Juan counties. The positions will replace Judge Bruce K. Halliday who announced his retirement effective February 2007.
To be considered for the position, a candidate must be at least 25 years of age, a citizen of the United States, a resident of Utah for at least three years and admitted to practice law in Utah.
Information on benefits, judicial retention, and performance evaluation is posted on the Utah State Courts website at http://www.utcourts.gov/ under employment opportunities. Application packets are available by contacting Margo Bird at (801) 578-3800 or through e-mail at email@example.com..
Applications should be returned to the attention of Margo Bird, Administrative Office of the Courts, P.O. Box 140241, Salt Lake City, UT 84114-0241, or faxed to (801) 238-7814. Applications must be received by Oct. 20 at 5 p.m.
Utah law requires the Judicial Nominating Commission to submit five nominees to the governor within 45 days of its first meeting. The governor has 30 days in which to make a selection. The Utah senate has 60 days in which to approve or reject the governor's selection.