Jerry helps resolve legal disputes faced by landlords and property managers, employers, businesses, real estate owners, and governmental entities. He is an experienced litigator and negotiator and has successfully represented numerous entities and individuals in and out of court. Jerry was selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2016, 2017, and 2018, an award based on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. He is committed to providing the utmost care and attention to each of his clients' legal needs. For all of his clients, Jerry's goal is to reduce the burden, provide better peace of mind, and go to work to achieve the best possible outcome.
For his legal training, Jerry attended the University of Idaho College of Law. After graduating in the top of his class, he clerked for the honorable Judge Michael McLaughlin in Boise, Idaho, where he received legal training about the court system and the importance of being a zealous advocate. He then worked as a prosecuting attorney for the Boise City Attorney's Office, where he prosecuted thousands of misdemeanor crimes and took multiple cases to jury trial.
Jerry then worked for the Salt Lake City law firm of Terry Jessop & Bitner for four years, where he provided the highest quality legal services to clients such as Backman Title Services, Wells Fargo Bank, Jordan Credit Union, Cyprus Credit Union, Utah First Federal Credit Union, and many other businesses and individuals in litigating a variety of legal issues.
During his free time, Jerry enjoys being with his family, playing basketball, following the NBA, NFL and college football, using technology, and learning about productivity and personal and business development.
Real Estate/Landlord Tenant/Land Use Litigation
Labor and Employment Law
Mountain States Super Lawyers Rising Star
•Litigation, 2016, 2017, 2018
University of Idaho College of Law
Juris Doctor, Moscow, Idaho, 2008
Brigham Young University
Bachelor of Arts, Communications/Public Relations, 2004
Idaho Real Estate School
Utah Bar, 2011
Utah Bar Labor and Employment Section
Utah Bar Litigation Section
Utah Bar Real Property Law Section
Idaho Bar, 2008