Judges' Biographies


SEVENTH DISTRICT JUVENILE COURT JUDGES


Judges' Biographies

PRESIDING JUDGE SCOTT N. JOHANSEN

PRESIDING JUDGE SCOTT N. JOHANSENJudge Scott N. Johansen was appointed to the Seventh District Juvenile Court in January 1992 by Gov. Norman H. Bangerter after serving as Emery County attorney since 1979. He serves Carbon, Emery, Grand, and San Juan counties. He received a law degree from the J. Reuben Clark College of Law at Brigham Young University in 1977 and practiced with the Price law firm of Frandsen, Keller & Jensen from 1977 to 1979. He served as city attorney for several cities and towns in Carbon, Emery, and Sanpete counties and is a former president of the Utah Association of Counties. Judge Johansen is a past chair of the Board of Juvenile Court Judges, past chair of the Judicial Council's Policy and Planning Committee, past member of the Sentencing Commission and the Judicial Council. 9/11


JUDGE MARY L. MANLEY

JUDGE MARY L. MANLEYJudge Mary L. Manley was appointed to the Seventh District Juvenile Court in November 1999 by Gov. Michael O. Leavitt. She serves Carbon, Emery, Grand, and San Juan counties. Judge Manley received a law degree from the University of Idaho in 1988. At the time of her appointment to the bench, Judge Manley was Chief Deputy County Attorney in the Emery County Attorney's Office. She was Deputy County Attorney in the Washington County Attorney's Office from 1991 to 1994, and Deputy City Attorney in the St. George City Attorney's Office from 1992 to 1994. Judge Manley has served as a child abuse team member in St. George, and a founding member of the Domestic Violence Coalition in Emery County. Judge Manley has implemented a Family Drug Court, a Juvenile Drug and Felony Court in Grand County. From 2004 through 2007, she served on the Board of Juvenile Court Judges. 02/14


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