Mary T. Noonan has been appointed as the Utah Court of Appeals clerk.

Prior to her appointment, she worked as an attorney in the Salt Lake law firm of Watkiss & Campbell, specializing in commercial litigation. She received a bachelor's degree in sociology from Gonzaga University in Washington, a master's degree in public administration from the University of Utah and her law degree from the U. College of Law.Noonan, 29, will be responsible for managing the overall operations of the appellate court.

She replaces Timothy R. Shea, who has been appointed as the court executive for the 3rd District and 3rd Circuit courts.