First District Court Judge Clint Judkins says he plans to retire. Judkins, the presiding judge of the 1st District Court, sent a letter last month to Governor Gary Herbert, stating his desire to retire February 1 of next year.
Judkins became a <a target=”_blank” href=”http://www.utcourts.gov/judgesbios/showGallery.asp?dist=1&ct_type=D#2735″>judge in 1st District Court in July 1996</a>. He received his law degree from the University of Utah’s College of Law in 1972 and worked in private practice in Tremonton before being appointed to the bench. He served as the Tremonton City Attorney for 16 years. Judge Judkins served on the Indigent Defense Cost Committee and is past president of the Box Elder County Bar Association.
Judkins says, “I will truly miss my association with everyone with whom I have been privileged to work with.”