Nominees announced for 7th District Court vacancy

The 7th District Judicial Nominating Commission has selected nominees for a vacancy on the 7th District Court. 

The vacancy results from the retirement of Judge Lyle Anderson, July 1, 2018. The 7th Judicial District includes Carbon, Grand and San Juan counties.  

The nominees for the vacancy are: Matthew Carling, owner, Carling Law Office; Jeremiah Humes, deputy county attorney, Carbon County Attorney’s Office; Jack McIntyre, attorney, McIntyre and Golden, PC; Rachelle Shumway, deputy county attorney, Washington County Attorney’s Of fice; Don Torgerson, attorney/owner, Torgerson Law Offices, P.C.

Written comments can be submitted to the 7th District Judicial Nominating Commission Chair Mark Holyoak at [email protected] or Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice, P.O. Box 142330, Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2330.  The deadline for written comments is noon April 30, 2018. The Nominating Commission may request further information or conduct an investigation of the nominees after reviewing public comments.  After the public comment period, the names will be sent to Gov. Gary R. Herbert, who will have 30 days to make an appointment. Gov. Herbert’s appointee is subject to confirmation by the Utah Senate.