The nominees for the vacancy are: Matthew Carling, owner, Carling Law Office; Jeremiah Humes, deputy county attorney, Carbon County Attorney’s Office; Jack McIntyre, attorney, McIntyre and Golden, PC; Rachelle Shumway, deputy county attorney, Washington County Attorney’s Office; Don Torgerson, attorney/owner, Torgerson Law Offices, P.C.
The Seventh Judicial District includes Carbon, Grand and San Juan counties.
The names have been sent to Gov. Gary R. Herbert, who will have until sometime in June to make an appointment. Governor Herbert’s appointee will be subject to confirmation by the Utah Senate.