Jordan E. Westgate

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Jordan E.Westgate
Associate
Phone: 801.532.1234
Direct: 801.536.6827

Jordan E. Westgate is a member of Parsons Behle & Latimer’s Litigation, Trials & Appeals practice group.  Prior to joining Parsons Behle & Latimer, Ms. Westgate served as a law clerk for the Honorable Diana Hagen of the Utah Court of Appeals and for the Honorable Paige Petersen of the Utah Supreme Court. In this capacity, she assisted with research and drafted opinions addressing various legal issues. Through this experience she gained invaluable insight into Utah’s appellate process.

Ms. Westgate attended the University of Miami School of Law where she graduated magna cum laude. She was admitted to practice in 2016. During law school, she was selected as a member of the Order of the Barristers, an honor society that recognizes students who demonstrate outstanding ability in trial advocacy, oral advocacy and brief writing. Ms. Westgate graduated cum laude from the University of Utah with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.

Practice Areas

Accomplishments

Academic

University of Miami School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2016)

Dean’s Achievement Award: Legal Communication & Research Skills I, Mindful Ethics
CALI Excellence Award: Death Penalty Practicum
Academic Achievement Program, Writing Dean’s Fellow
Charles C. Papy, Jr. Moot Court Board, Executive Member
Order of the Barristers, Member

University of Utah (B.S. and B.A., cum laude, 2013)

Majors: Psychology and Political Science
Minor: Spanish
Certificates: Honors College and International Affairs


Professional

Utah Court of Appeals (August 2017 – November 2018)

Utah Supreme Court (January 2019– January 2020)


Associations

Professional

David K. Watkiss-Sutherland II Inns of Court, Member (2019 – Present)


Licensed/Admitted

Utah

Education

University of Miami School of Law