Nominees announced for 3rd District Court vacancy [UPH Wire]

**attached contains the following: *
For Immediate Release
June 24, 2015
Ron Gordon, Executive Director
Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice
801.538.1432
rbgordon@utah.gov

Nominees announced for 3rd District Court vacancy
SALT LAKE CITY – The 3rd District Judicial Nominating Commission has
selected nominees for a vacancy on the 3rd District Court. The vacancy
results from the confirmation of Judge Deno Himonas to the Utah Supreme
Court, Feb. 13, 2015. The 3rd Judicial District includes Salt Lake, Summit
and Tooele counties.
The nominees for the vacancy are: Heather Brereton, misdemeanor division
chief, trial attorney, Salt Lake Legal Defender Association; Robert Hughes,
senior counsel, Utah Transit Authority, adjunct law professor, S.J. Quinney
College of Law; James Gilson, attorney, shareholder, Callister Nebeker &
McCullough; Janise Macanas, assistant attorney general, special
prosecutions director, Utah Attorney General’s Office; Adam Mow, attorney,
shareholder, Jones Waldo Holbrook & McDonough, PC.
Written comments can be submitted to the 3rd District Judicial Nominating
Commission Chair Jack Wixom at judicialvacancies@utah.gov or Commission on
Criminal and Juvenile Justice, P.O. Box 142330, Salt Lake City, UT
84114-2330. The deadline for written comments is noon July 6, 2015. 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.
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