Jonathan R. Palmer

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Jonathan R.Palmer
Phone: 801.532.1234
Direct: 801.536.6920

Jonathan Palmer is a shareholder in Parsons Behle & Latimer’s corporate and tax department. Mr. Palmer has experience in many areas of business and tax law, including corporate acquisitions, reorganizations, and spin-off transactions, the formation of partnerships and joint-ventures, and estate and tax planning for high-net-worth individuals and families. Mr. Palmer works closely with many of the firm’s practice groups.

Prior to joining Parsons Behle & Latimer, Mr. Palmer served as General Counsel for a privately-owned international construction company. He also served as the Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel for a family of privately-owned companies with a diverse business portfolio spanning multiple states, including lines of business in trucking, oil field services, fabrication, and real estate investment.


Practice Areas



Georgetown University Law Center

            LL.M. – Taxation (in progress)

Gonzaga University School of Law

            J.D. (2006)
            Associate Editor, Gonzaga Law Review
            Associate Editor, Gonzaga Journal of International Law
            Research assistant
            Academic and merit-based scholarship
            Judicial Intern, Hon. Royal I. Hansen, Utah Third District Court

Utah State University

            B.S. – Business Management and Human Resources (2002)

Brigham Young University-Idaho

            A.S. – Language and Letters (2000)
            Full-ride athletic and academic scholarship



Board Advisor, Family-Owned Business Alliance (2020)

Member, Utah Valley Estate Planning Council (2020)

Member, MountainWest Capital Network Utah 100 Committee (2018)

Member, Idaho Business Corporation Act Revision Committee (2018)

Member, Board of Trustees, Summerfest Arts Faire (2009)




Georgetown University Law Center