Governor appoints Bunnell to the Seventh District Juvenile Court

SALT LAKE CITY (June 13, 2016) – Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Craig Bunnell as a judge to fill a vacancy on the Seventh District Juvenile Court.

“Craig Bunnell’s experience working with the juvenile system spans decades. He has a proven record of being a dedicated public servant devoted to helping Utah families, and I have every confidence that he will provide valuable perspective to the Seventh District Juvenile Court,” Gov. Herbert said.

Bunnell has served as a Managing Guardian ad Litem in St. George since June of 2013. Prior to this service, he served as Deputy Director for the state office for Utah Office of Guardian ad Litem from 2009-2013, and in other capacities within this office since 2001. In this role he as observed and worked in juvenile courts across the state. Bunnell has also worked as an instructor for the University of Phoenix.

“I am deeply honored by this appointment. I look forward to serving in the communities I hold dear,” Bunnell said.

Subject to confirmation by the Utah Senate, Bunnell will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Scott Johansen.