MIDVALE — The Salt Lake County Nominating Commission has announced the appointment of George Vo-Duc to fill the Midvale City Justice Court vacancy. The position will replace Judge Ronald Wolthuis, who will retire effective Jan. 1, 2017.
Vo-Duc is a veteran of the United States Navy and a graduate of the University of Utah, where he received a bachelor’s in philosophy in 1996 and a Juris Doctorate in 2001. Since 2002, he has been a deputy district attorney for Salt Lake County, where he has prosecuted narcotics, gang, special victim and violent felony cases.
Vo-Duc’s appointment to the bench is subject to completion of the court’s new judge orientation and certification by the Utah Judicial Council.