SALT LAKE CITY (Feb. 18, 2022) – Gov. Spencer J. Cox has named David Johnson because the Third District Juvenile Courtroom appointee filling Choose Mark Might’s emptiness. The governor’s nominations are topic to affirmation by the Utah Senate.
“David Johnson has a observe document of excellence as a guardian advert litem, juvenile protection legal professional and assistant legal professional basic,” Gov. Cox mentioned. “I’ve each confidence that he’ll proceed to serve Utahns pretty and honorably.”
Johnson is at the moment an assistant legal professional basic, serving as basic counsel to the Utah Division of Human Companies, a place he’s held since March 2021. Previous to his present place, he had represented juveniles in Utah Courts beginning in 2006, first as a guardian advert litem, then as a juvenile delinquency protection legal professional. In 2017, he was honored with the Excellence in Juvenile Illustration Award by Utah Juvenile Defender Attorneys.
Johnson graduated from the McGeorge Faculty of Legislation at College of the Pacific in 2006 and from California State College, Fresno in 1996 with a bachelor’s diploma in journalism.
“I’m honored and humbled by the governor’s appointment,” Johnson mentioned. “I’m dedicated to serving the folks of Utah and upholding the legislation with equity, compassion and integrity.”
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