Thirty-five judges are asking voters to return them to office Nov. 6 in retention elections.

All 35 judges have met the performance evaluation criteria established by the Utah Judicial Council and have been certified to stand for election unopposed.Utah Court of Appeals

The six appellate judges were appointed in 1987 by Gov. Norm Bangerter.

- Russell W. Bench, associate presiding judge of the court, was a Utah Supreme Court research attorney before his appointment in 1987. He is a native of Duchesne County and graduated from the University of Utah College of Law in 1976.

- Judith M. Billings served as a 3rd District judge for four years and later was a partner in the law firm of Ray, Quinney & Nebeker. A 1977 graduate of the U. law school, Billings is an adjunct professor of law at the school.

- Regnal W. Garff Jr., was a 2nd District Juvenile Court judge for 28 years. Before that he was in private practice in Salt Lake City. A Salt Lake native and a 1955 U. law school graduate, he also served as an adjunct professor at the institution.

- Pamela T. Greenwood, a 1972 graduate of the U. law school, served as general counsel and vice president of First Interstate Bank before her appointment to the bench. A Brigham City native, Greenwood is president of the Utah State Bar.

- Norman H. Jackson, was a partner in the law firm of Jackson, McIff & Mower in Richfield and served as Garfield County attorney from 1973 to 1974. He was born in Kanab and is a 1962 graduate of the U. law school.

- Gregory K. Orme received his law degree from George Washington University in Washington, D.C., in 1978 and was an attorney with VanCott, Bagley, Cornwall & McCarthy. Orme was born in Boston.

The names of 16 district court judges, two juvenile court judges, and 11 circuit court judges will appear on ballots only in the counties they serve:

1st District Court

(Box Elder, Cache, Rich)

- Gordon J. Low was appointed by Bangerter in 1987. A 1973 graduate of the Arizona State University College of Law, he was a partner in the law firm of Hillyard & Gunnell.

2nd District Court

(Weber, Davis, Morgan)

- Ronald O. Hyde, a 1952 U. law school graduate, was appointed by Gov. Calvin L. Rampton in 1970. He was an Ogden city judge from 1957 to 1965.

3rd District Court

(Salt Lake, Summit, Tooele)

- Pat B. Brian, a Bangerter appointee in 1987, served as a deputy district attorney in California and an assistant U.S. attorney. He received his law degree from Vanderbilt in 1965.

- Richard H. Moffat was appointed by Bangerter in 1986 after serving on the 5th Circuit Court bench. A 1956 Stanford graduate, he was a partner in the law firm of Moffat, Welling & Paul.

- Michael R. Murphy, another 1986 appointee, was an attorney with Jones, Waldo, Holbrook & McDonough. He graduated from the University of Wyoming in 1972.

- Frank G. Noel, a 1972 U. law school graduate, worked with the firm of Strong & Hanni before his appointment to the bench in 1986.

- Kenneth Rigtrup was appointed by Gov. Scott M. Matheson in 1980. He graduated from the U. law school in 1962 and worked as an administrative law judge for the Utah State Industrial Commission.

- Leonard H. Russon also is a 1972 graduate of the U. and was appointed by Matheson in 1984. He was a partner in the firm of Hanson, Russon & Dunn.

- James S. Sawaya is a Rampton appointee. A 1954 U. law school graduate, he was in private practice and served as a Murray City judge for 11 years.

- Homer F. Wilkinson, who served in the Utah House from 1966 to 1976, was elected to the bench in 1979. He graduated from the U. law school in 1955.

- David S. Young was appointed by Bangerter in 1987. He graduated from the U. law school in 1969 and worked for four years in the Utah attorney general's office.

4th District Court

(Wasatch, Utah, Juab, Millard)

- Cullen Y. Christensen, a 1948 George Washington University law school graduate, was appointed by Matheson in 1983. He was in private practice before his appointment.

- Boyd L. Park is a 1957 U. law school graduate. He served as a deputy Utah County attorney from 1966 to 1969 and was appointed to the bench by Bangerter in 1986.

5th District Court

- J. Philip Eves, a 1973 graduate of the University of California at Davis, served as a Ventura County deputy district attorney from 1973 to 1978 and a 9th Circuit judge in Utah before his appointment by Bangerter in 1987.

7th District Court

(Carbon, Emery, Grand, San Juan)

- Boyd Bunnell was appointed by Matheson in 1977. A 1950 U. law school graduate, he served as a Price city judge from 1952 to 1956 and was a state district attorney from 1956 to 1972.

8th District Court

(Daggett, Duchesne, Uintah)

- Dennis L. Draney, a 1987 Bangerter appointee, graduated from the U. law school in 1972. He served as Roosevelt city attorney and Duchesne county attorney.

3rd District Juvenile Court

(Salt Lake, Summit, Tooele)

- Olof A. Johansson is a 1968 U. law school graduate and a 1987 Bangerter appointee.

6th District Juvenile Court

(Garfield, Kane, Piute, Sanpete, Sevier, Wayne)

- Louis G. Tervort was appointed by Bangerter in 1986. He graduated from the U. law school in 1966.

2nd Circuit

(Weber, Davis, Morgan)

- Parley R. Baldwin, a 1972 U. law school graduate, was appointed by Bangerter in in 1987.

3rd Circuit

(Salt Lake, Summit, Tooele)

- Michael K. Burton was appointed by Matheson in 1983. He received his law degree from Brigham Young University in 1976.

- Dennis M. Fuchs, a 1973 graduate of Boston University School of Law, was appointed by Bangerter in 1986.

- Michael L. Hutchings, a 1983 Matheson appointee, graduated from BYU's law school in 1979.

- Robin W. Reese is a 1980 graduate of the U. law school and was appointed by Bangerter in 1987.

- William A. Thorne Jr., a 1977 graduate of Stanford Law School, was appointed by Bangerter in 1986.

4th Circuit

(Wasatch, Utah, Juab, Millard)

- John Backlund was appointed by Matheson in 1983. He graduated from U. law school in 1974.

- Lynn W. Davis, whom Bangerter appointed in 1987, received his law degree from BYU in 1976.

5th Circuit

(Beaver, Iron, Washington)

- Robert T. Braithwaite, another 1987 Bangerter appointee, graduated from the U. law school in 1976.

6th Circuit

(Garfield, Kane, Piute, Sanpete, Sevier, Wayne)

- David L. Mower was appointed by Bangerter in 1986. He graduated from U. law school in 1974.

7th Circuit

(Carbon, Emery, Grand, San Juan)

- Bruce K. Halliday, a 1965 U. law school graduate, was appointed by Bangerter in 1987.