Utah Governor's Office
Judge Rueben J. Renstrom

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.

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“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.