Meeting set for justice court judicial nomination, public comment on Utah judiciary invited

WASHINGTON COUNTY — The Washington County Judicial Nominating Commission will meet at the Washington County Commission Chamber, located 197 East Tabernacle Street, St. George, July 9 at noon to select a candidate for the Washington County Justice Court to replace Judge Paul Dame who has been appointed to the 5th District Juvenile Court.

The early portion of the meeting is scheduled for public comment about issues facing the Utah judiciary and refinements or improvements to the system.

Public comments are being accepted from 12-12:30 p.m. Following the public hearing, the meeting is closed to allow commission members to select a slate of three to five candidates for the vacancy.


Individuals interested in appearing before the commission should contact Melisse Stiglich | Telephone | 801-578-3844

For further information on the Justice Court Nominating Commission members click here.

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1 Comment

  • St. George Resident June 23, 2014 at 8:01 pm

    I was surprised to read the low-level qualifications for the position. Why must the City Attorney be a member in good standing of the Utah State Bar, but not a Justice Court Judge? This seems totally illogical to me. But then again, this is St. George.

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