Judicial Vacancy on Utah Court of Appeals
June 7, 2013
Applications must be received by the Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice no later than 5:00 pm, July 19, 2013. Applicants must submit: (1) a completed application form; (2) a legal writing sample of no more than 10 pages (writing sample may be an excerpt); and (3) a two-page essay addressing the following topic: A Personal or Professional Experience That Influenced My Approach to the Practice of Law. Application forms and the complete Announcement of Judicial Vacancy can be found at: www.justice.utah.gov/ccjj_judicialvacancies.html.
The Appellate Court Nominating Commission will certify to the Governor a list of the seven most qualified applicants. The Governor will have 30 days to appoint a judge from the seven nominees. The Governor’s appointment is subject to confirmation by the Utah Senate.