Logan Herald Journal report
Gov. Gary Herbert has appointed Tremonton’s Brandon Maynard to serve as 1st District Court judge, replacing Judge Ben Hadfield, who is retiring in August.
Maynard will be working in Box Elder County’s 1st District Court in Brigham City.
He has served as the chief criminal deputy county attorney in Box Elder County since 2007. From 2000-07, Maynard was an associate attorney at Gridley, Ward & Shaw handing civil and criminal defense cases and a deputy county attorney for Weber County.
He has also served as a member of the Bear River Valley Hospital Health Care Foundation Board. Maynard received his Juris Doctor from Creighton University School of Law in 1999.
“I am grateful to Gov. Herbert for this appointment. I am humbled and honored with the opportunity to serve,” said Maynard. “I look forward to serving the people of the state of Utah in the 1st Judicial District with respect, fairness and dignity.”
Maynard’s appointment is subject to confirmation by the Utah Senate.