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|Current Court Information:|
|Utah Fourth Judicial District|
|Appointed by:||Gov. Michael O. Leavitt|
|Past post:||Wasatch County Attorney|
|Past post 2:||Deputy County Attorney, Washington and Wasatch counties|
|Past term 2:||1994-1999|
|Law School:||Brigham Young University's J. Reuben Clark Law School, 1993|
|Candidate for:||Fourth Judicial District|
|Election information 2012:|
|Election date:||November 6, 2012|
|Retention vote %:||83.9%|
Derek Pullan is a judge of the Utah Fourth Judicial District for the Heber City District Court. Pull was appointed to this position in September 2003 by Gov. Michael O. Leavitt and he was retained in 2012. His current term expires in 2016.
- 2003-2016: Judge, Utah Fourth Judicial District
- 1999-2003: Wasatch County Attorney
- 1994-1999: Deputy County Attorney, Washington and Wasatch counties
- 1993-1994: Law clerk, Utah Supreme Court
- See also: Utah judicial elections, 2012
Judicial Performance Evaluation recommendation
The Utah Judicial Performance Evaluation Commission compiled information from attorneys, court staff and jurors about the performance of all judges up for retention in 2012. Judges were evaluated based on five criteria.
A judge must score at least 3 out of 5 in each of these categories to meet the minimum performance standard. 96 attorneys responded to the following questions.
- Legal Ability: 4.35
- Communication: 4.46
- Integrity: 4.60
- Judicial temperament: 4.51
- Administrative: 4.50
Based on cumulative results, Judge Pullan was recommended for retention by 12 out of 12 commission members. For the full report, visit: Utah Judicial Evaluation Performance Commission, Honorable Derek P. Pullan.