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You are not required to hire an attorney, but legal matters can be complicated. Consider talking to an attorney to go over your options. See the Finding Legal Help page for information about free and low cost ways to get legal help. 

Como encontrar ayuda legal

Usted no está obligado a contratar un abogado, pero los asuntos legales pueden ser complicados. Considere la posibilidad de hablar con un abogado para hablar de sus opciones. Para información sobre cómo obtener ayuda legal vea nuestra página Como encontrar ayuda legal.

Judges' Biographies




Judge Kirk M. Morgan was appointed to the First District Juvenile Court in February 2017 by Governor Gary R. Herbert. He serves in Box Elder, Cache, and Rich counties. Judge Morgan graduated from Utah State University and received his law degree from J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University. After graduating from law school, Judge Morgan was commissioned as an officer in the United States Air Force and served as a judge advocate general. Judge Morgan also served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Hawaii. Following his military service, Judge Morgan returned to Brigham City and became a practicing attorney and shareholder at the law firm of Mann, Hadfield & Thorne. In addition to his civil practice, Judge Morgan served as the Brigham City Attorney and as the chief deputy county attorney in the Box Elder County Attorneys Office.6/17 


JUDGE Bryan Galloway

Judge Bryan Galloway was appointed to the First District Juvenile Court in 2020 by Governor Gary R. Herbert. He serves Cache, Box Elder, and Rich counties. Judge Galloway received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Utah State University and then graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Law in 1998. Following law school, Judge Galloway returned to Utah and began a law practice that primarily focused on criminal and parental defense. Eventually Judge Galloway evolved into a practice of indigent defense, appearing as a public defender in the Juvenile, Justice, and District Courts of Cache County. As public defender Judge Galloway worked extensively with the drug and mental health courts of the First District. He served over 13 years on the First District mental health court committee. 1/21  

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Page Last Modified: 1/27/2020

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