U.S. Magistrate Judge, District of Utah
Judge David Nuffer was appointed as a United States Magistrate Judge in 1995. For seven and one-half years, he was a part time judge, part time lawyer and was appointed as a full time judge January 17, 2003. He practiced law 25 years in St. George Utah after graduating from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University . While in private practice, he was a managing partner with a law firm that grew from 2 lawyers to 25. He now teaches law practice management at Brigham Young University and is a frequent lecturer on technology and legal issues . He maintains archives for a listserv for U.S. Magistrate Judges, a web page of court-related technology resources and a blog regarding CM/ECF , the federal court electronic filing system. He also serves on the Utah State Civil Procedure Rules Advisory Committee and the United States Magistrate Judges Advisory Committee. During his years as a lawyer, he was a member and Chair of the Utah Judicial Conduct Commission and a commissioner and president of the Utah State Bar.