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Governor Nominates 7th District Judge

Salt Lake City, Utah - Utah Governor Jon Huntsman has nominated Douglas B. Thomas to serve as a judge on the Utah Seventh District Court. Upon confirmation by the Utah State Senate, Thomas will replace retiring Judge Bruce Halliday.

"Doug has the right combination of qualities that will make him a great judge, he has a keen legal mind and a solid record as a court commissioner," Governor Huntsman said. "Doug will be a tremendous asset to the 7th District."

Thomas is currently serving as a 2nd District court commissioner. Thomas attended Weber State University and Brigham Young University and earned his MBA and JD from the University of Utah.

"I am grateful to Governor Huntsman for this appointment, humbled at his trust and excited about the prospects of living with and serving the good people in the 7th District," Thomas said. "Serving the public as a district court judge is the most interesting and rewarding job I can imagine. I look forward to the opportunities it will afford."

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