Minden: County lawyer seeks judgeship
Douglas County Deputy District Attorney Dina Salvucci is one of 17 attorneys applying for the Washoe District Court seat being vacated by Jim Hardesty.
Hardesty is leaving his Washoe District post because he won a seat on the Nevada Supreme Court.
A Minden resident, Salvucci, 42, has worked in the Douglas District Attorney’s Office 12 years.
She has been a prosecutor in Clark County and Dallas.
Salvucci grew up in Las Vegas. She is married to Charles Pullen and has two children.
The other candidates seeking Hardesty’s seat on the bench are Robert Auer, 51, Dayton; David Neidert, 43, of Carson City; and Reno lawyers Wesley Ayres, 44; Barry Breslow, 42; Cotter Conway, 38; Norman Flanigan, 51; David Hamilton, 61; MIchael Langton, 58; Robert Perry, 61; Elliot Sattler, 38; Julien Sourwine, 65; and John Springgate, 45.
Another 10 attorneys have applied for the seat vacated by Charles McGee.
Four of the candidates applied for both seats including Washoe commissioner Pete Sferrazza. In addition to Sferrazza, 59, Margaret Springgate Evans; Lance Van Lydegraf, 58; and Dennis Widdis, 51, are seeking both positions.
Chief Justice Miriam Shearing of the Nevada Supreme Court chairs the commission.