Washington City, Utah—Applications are being accepted for a justice court judge position that will serve Washington City, Utah. The position will replace Judge Thad Seegmiller who resigned his position on March 17, 2021.

To be considered for a justice court judgeship in Washington County, candidates must be at least 25 years of age, a citizen of the United States, a Utah resident for at least three years, and have a degree from a law school that would make one eligible to apply for admission to a bar in any state in the United States. In addition, candidates must be a resident of Washington County or an adjacent county for at least six months immediately preceding appointment.

Information on judicial retention and performance evaluation is posted on the Utah State Court’s website at www.utcourts.gov under employment opportunities. An application for judicial office form must be completed and is available on the court’s website (www.utcourts.gov/admin/jobs). The salary range for the position is $40,377 per year and includes benefits. For additional information, contact Jeremy Redd at (435) 656-6310.

The deadline for applications is Monday, April 5, 2021 at 5 p.m. and should be sent to the attention of Amy Hernandez, Administrative Office of the Courts, P.O. Box 140241, Salt Lake City, UT, 84114-0241. For an application or information, email amymh@utcourts.gov.

Utah law requires the Judicial Nominating Commission to submit three to five nominees to the Washington City Mayor, Ken Neilson, within 45 days of its first meeting. Mayor Neilson will then have 30 days in which to make a selection. The selection must then be certified by the Utah Judicial Council.

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