Utah Senate requests public comment on Judicial Nominee

The Utah Senate Judicial Confirmation Committee is seeking public comment on attorney Rick Westmoreland, who Governor Spencer J. Cox appointed as a judge for the 2nd District Juvenile Court. 

Those who desire to comment should contact the Utah Senate Judicial Confirmation Committee at the Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel, by 5:00 p.m. Monday, July 11, 2022, at the Utah State Capitol, House Building, Suite W210, PO Box 145210, Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-5210. All statements should include the respondent’s name, telephone number and mailing address. 

The Senate Judicial Confirmation Committee plans to hold a public hearing, then issue a recommendation to the full Senate. If confirmed by the Senate, Westmoreland will fill the vacancy left by the retirement of Judge Michelle E. Heward on August 1, 2022.   

The 2nd Juvenile District includes Weber, Davis and Morgan counties.