PRESIDING JUDGE EDWIN T. PETERSON
|Judge Edwin T. Peterson was appointed to the Eighth District Court in September 2009 by Gov. Gary R. Herbert. He serves Daggett, Duchesne, and Uintah counties. Judge Peterson is the presiding judge of the Eight District Court. Judge Peterson served as Deputy Uintah County Attorney prior to his appointment. He also has served as an Assistant Utah Attorney General in the Child Protection Division, a Pro Tem District Court Judge in the Third Circuit Court in West Valley, and as the Murray City Prosecutor. Prior to serving as a prosecutor, he was in private practice in Salt Lake County. After law school and admission to the practice of law, Judge Peterson served four years active duty as a Captain in the U.S. Air Force as a Judge Advocate. Judge Peterson received a law degree from the University of Utah College of Law, a bachelor's degree from Utah State University. 9/11
JUDGE CLARK MCCLELLAN
|Judge Clark McClellan was appointed to the Eighth District Court in June 2010 by Gov. Gary R. Herbert. He serves Daggett, Duchesne, and Uintah counties. Prior to his appointment, Judge McClellan practiced law with Allred & McClellan in Uintah County. He also served as the city prosecutor for Vernal and Roosevelt cities and as counsel for various governmental and quasi-governmental entities.