Governor appoints Camille Neider to Second District Court

Gov. Gary R. Herbert has appointed Camille Neider to the Second District Court.

“Camille Neider has distinguished herself as a knowledgeable, thoughtful attorney who has experience and skills that will make her a fine jurist,” Gov. Herbert said. “If confirmed, Camille will take the bench following an impressive legal career, and will bring with her a sincere desire to provide public service.”

Neider is currently a managing partner at Hutchison, Neider PC in Ogden, Utah, where she manages a law office that specializes in criminal defense. From 1998 to 2007, Neider was a deputy Weber County attorney, where she prosecuted and managed all aspects of felony criminal cases and trials, and was responsible for law and motion work, plea negotiations, preliminary hearings, suppression hearings, competency hearings, trials, sentencing and post-sentencing hearings. From 1996 to 1998, Neider was an attorney with the Utah County Public Defender Association. Neider was also previously an associate attorney with McDougal & Smith Law Offices and was an assistant lecturer at J. Reuben Clark Law School. Neider completed four clerkships, including for the Utah County attorney, Utah County Public Defender Association, in the Chamber of Michael Hill in London, England and for the Fourth Judicial District Court. She received a B.A. in Political Science from Brigham Young University and a J.D. from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University.

“I am grateful and humbled to be appointed to the Second District Court by Gov. Herbert. I accept the charge to be fair, impartial and dedicated to upholding the rule of law,” Neider said. “I look forward to serving the people of the second district and intend to do all I can to further the integrity and trust the public has in the judiciary.”

Subject to confirmation by the Utah Senate, Neider will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Brent West on Dec. 29, 2017.