Three attorneys are on a short list for an opening in the 2nd District Court.
The nominees are: Glen R. Dawson, Bountiful, an assistant U.S. attorney; James R. Hasenyager, Huntsville, a partner in the law firm of Marquardt, Hasenyager & Gustin; and Brian J. Namba, Centerville, assistant Davis County attorney.The public may comment on the nominees before the 2nd District Nominating Commission forwards their names to Gov. Mike Leavitt. Written statements may be sent to Commission Chairman Ron Hal-ver-son at the Administrative Office of the Courts, 230 S. 500 East, Suite 300, Salt Lake City, UT 84102.
Comments must be received by Tuesday, Aug. 9. After reviewing the comments, the nominating commission may further investigate or interview the candidates. The commission may also vote to remove candidates from consideration before forwarding the list of nominees to the governor.
The Utah Senate must approve the individual selected by Leavitt to fill the opening.