Judge Ronald E. Kunz
Judge Ronald E. Kunz was appointed as the West Jordan Justice Court Judge in April 1990. As a resident of West Jordan, he has been actively involved in various civic and community service organizations. Judge Kunz earned a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Utah College of Law in 1979. Prior to his judicial appointment, he worked as a general law practitioner for 11 years handling a wide variety of cases before various levels of state and federal courts. Judge Kunz served as a contract legal defender for the Third Circuit Court and the City of West Jordan. He also served as the attorney for the towns of Woodruff and Kamas during the early years of his practice. Judge Kunz has served on two different Judicial Council Committees to help improve the state’s trial by jury system. Under his direction, the West Jordan Justice Court has proactively implemented domestic violence programs that have resulted with Judge Kunz receiving the 2006 “Freedom Award” from the Salt Lake Area Domestic Violence Coalition and being named the 2008 “Advocate of the Year” by the Utah Domestic Violence Council.