Gordon R. Hall, chief justice of the Utah Supreme Court, said applications are now being accepted for an upcoming judgeship vacancy in the 4th District Court.
A judgeship will open when Judge George E. Ballif retires in July. Fourth District Court serves Juab, Millard, Wasatch and Utah counties.A nominating commission will review applications and will recommend three to five names to the governor. After the governor selects a candidate, the Senate must confirm and reject the governor's nomination.
For more information about the necessary qualifications, applicants should contact the State Court Administrator's office at 533-6371. Applications must be received before April 24 at 5 p.m.