Meet the Section Chairs

The Utah State Bars hosts a variety of sections and divisions, each focused on a particular area of law. They provide CLE activities, legislative guidance, and peer networking and public service opportunities.

Divisions of the Utah State Bar

Division Title Twitter  Facebook Current Chair Email Work Phone Section Leadership Change
Paralegal Division Shalise McKinlay 801-324-5820
Young Lawyers Grace Pusavat 801-532-1234

Sections of the Utah State Bar

Section Title Twitter   Facebook Current Chair Email WorkPhone Section Leadership Change
Antitrust Law Lara Swenson 801-363-6363
Appellate Practice Lori Seppi 801-532-5444
Banking & Finance Nicholas Frandsen 801-532-1500
Bankruptcy Law Katherine Kang 801-596-2884
Business Law Klea Harris 801-997-9270
Cannibis Law Hannah Follender 801-533-9800
Collection Law Jonathan Hanks 801-412-3920
Communications Law
Community Association Quinn Sperry 801-790-9000
Constitutional Law Jason Groth 801-871-8926
Construction Law Tyler Foutz 801-328-0266
Corporate Counsel Richard (Rick) Mortensen 801-278-9187
Criminal Law Nic Mills 801-826-5062
Cyberlaw Jared Braithwaite 435-575-1390
Dispute Resolution Christian Clinger 801-273-3902
Education Law Daniel Harper 801-402-5109
Elder Law Brant Christiansen 801-746-6300
Entertainment Law Derek Julio 801-859-8244
Environmental Law Blaine Rawson 801-933-4046
Estate Planning Law Michael Garrett
Family Law Danielle Hawkes 801-953-0945
Franchise Law Christian Thompson 801-575-5001
Government & Admin Megan Smith 385-468-7792
Health Law Jeffrey Enquist 801-809-5144
Indian Law Angilee Dacik 801-495-4101
Intellectual Property Adam Smoot 435-252-1360
International Law Joesph Brubaker 801-323-5974
Juvenile Law Nathan Nielson 435-592-3167
Labor & Employment Erik Strindberg  801-359-4169
Legal Entrepreneur Law Ben Lear 801-538-5000
Limited Scope Representation Matthew Bell 801-970-2800
Litigation Melanie Vartabedian 801-531-3000
Military Law J. Ed Christiansen 801-703-6684
Non-Profit/Charitable Law Blake Voorhees 801-323-3669
Real Property Judson Pitts
Securities Law Maria Windham 801-323-3377
Senior Attorneys T. Richard Davis  801-297-1260
Small Firm Practice Clayton Simms  801-428-0336
Tax Law Samuel A. Lambert 801-323-3388