SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert on Thursday appointed Justice Court Judge Rueben J. Renstrom to Judge Mark DeCaria’s seat on the Second District Court.Comment on this story
“Rueben has proved himself rational, fair and thoughtful in his current role as a justice court judge,” Herbert said in a statement. “He will execute the law with equality and justice, and I believe he will be a strong addition to the bench.”
Renstrom has served as a justice court judge in Davis and Weber counties since 2006. He previously worked as an attorney and mediator for Helgesen, Waterfall & Jones and taught constitutional law at Weber State University. He holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Kansas.
Renstrom’s appointment is subject to confirmation by the Utah Senate.