Thomas M. Higbee

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Thomas M. Higbee
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Current Court Information:
Utah Fifth Judicial District
Title:   Juvenile Court Judge
Service:
Active:   2001 -
Past position:   Private Practice
Personal History
Law School:   University of Utah School of Law



Thomas M. Higbee is a Utah Fifth Judicial District presiding judge for Washington County, Utah for the St. George Juvenile Court.[1] Judge Higbee was first appointed to this position in January 2001.[2]

Court of Appeals bid

Higbee is one of seven applicants for an open seat on the Utah Court of Appeals recommended to the Governor for appointment. The Governor has until March of 2010 to make a nomination to the state Senate.[3][4]

Education

Higbee received his J.D. from the University of Utah School of Law in 1980.[2]

Career

After earning his degree, Higbee worked in private practice for 20 years. He was senior partner of the firm of Higbee & Jensen at the time of his appointment to the Juvenile Court. Higbee was appointed to the Fifth District Juvenile Court by Governor Michael O. Leavitt in January of 2001. He has served in that position since and is currently Presiding Judge.[2]

References

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