Two prosecutors have been named to fill 2nd District Court vacancies created by the retirement of one judge and the creation of a new juvenile judgeship.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Glen R. Dawson has been appointed to the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Mark Johnson.Deputy Davis County Attorney John Mark Andrus will fill a newly created seat on the 2nd District Juvenile bench.
Dawson is a graduate of the J. Reuben Clark Law School at BYU. He started with the Department of Justice's Attorney General's Honors program in 1980. During that time, he was a trial attorney for the tax division.
He joined the U.S. Attorney's office for the District of Utah in 1986. He has focused on both civil and criminal litigation. In 1991 he received the director's award from the U.S. Attorney General for outstanding service as an assistant U.S. Attorney. He is the son of Wilbert and Helen Dawson of Roy, Utah.
Andrus is a graduate of the University of Utah College of Law. Though he works for the county, he is currently on special assignment with the criminal appeals division of the Utah Attorney General's office. He is a member of the Utah Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Board, the Utah Sentencing Commission and the Family Court Task Force.