Michael W. Young

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Michael W.Young
Phone: 801.532.1234
Direct: 801.536.6963

Michael Young is a trial lawyer at Parsons Behle & Latimer.  As a generalist with significant trial experience in a broad array of administrative, commercial, and personal injury matters, Mr. Young is at his best in front of a judge and jury.  His breadth of experience also makes him particularly adept at tailoring legal strategies to the specific needs of the client.

Prior to joining Parsons Behle & Latimer, Mr. Young worked for the Prosecutor's Office of Bosnia & Herzegovina: War Crimes Department prosecuting war crimes and crimes against humanity related to the Bosnian War and Genocide. Mr. Young has also worked as a policy advocate at the Brennan Center for Justice in New York City.


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New York University School of Law (J.D., 2008)

University of Utah (B.A. in Philosophy)

University of Utah (B.A. in Political Science)


Listed in Mountain States Super Lawyers (2015 - present)

Listed as one of Utah’s Legal Elite in Utah Business Magazine (2014)

Rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell



American Bar Association Litigation Section
Trial Evidence Committee

Legal Aid Society of Salt Lake
Board of Directors

ABA Mining and Mineral Extraction Committee
Vice Co-Chair, Year in Review




U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit
U.S. Dist. Court, Dist. of Utah


New York University School of Law