The Utah State Bar recently recognized several in the law community during their annual conference, held this year in Colorado.
Second District Judge Michael Lyon was awarded Judge of the Year. The Ogden-based judge, who recently announced his September retirement, was appointed to the 2nd District Court in 1992, according to the state bar.
The 70-year-old man was a justice court judge for South Ogden for 18 years prior to being appointed a district judge. Previous to that, he worked as a Clinton City Attorney and for the Weber County Attorney's Office.