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The 2nd District Judicial Nominating Commission has selected nominees for a vacancy on the 2nd District Court.

The vacancy results from the retirement of Judge W. Brent West, effective Dec. 29, 2017.  The 2nd Judicial District includes Davis, Morgan, and Weber counties.  

The nominees for the vacancy are: Catherine Conklin, commissioner, Second District Court; Michael Edwards, owner/attorney, Michael S. Edwards, Attorney at Law, PLLC; Gregory Moesinger, shareholder, Kirton McConkie; Camille Neider, owner/attorney, Hutchison Neider; Reuben Renstrom, judge, South Ogden Justice Court, South Weber Justice Court, Harrisville Justice Court, Riverdale Justice Court, Woods Cross Justice Court.

Written comments can be submitted to the 2nd District Judicial Nominating Commission Chair Mark Johnson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice, P.O. Box 142330, Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2330.  The deadline for written comments is noon Oct. 20, 2017. The Nominating Commission may request further information or conduct an investigation of the nominees after reviewing public comments.  After the public comment period, the names will be sent to Gov. Gary R. Herbert, who will have 30 days to make an appointment. Gov. Herbert’s appointee is subject to confirmation by the Utah Senate.