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Justin W. Starr

Shareholder
Key Bank Tower
36 S. State Street
Suite 1900
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Related Info

Mr. Starr is a member of the firm's First Amendment and Religious Organizations section. Prior to joining the firm, he served as a law clerk for the Honorable Paul G. Cassell, U.S. District Court, District of Utah and the Honorable Harris L. Hartz, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, Albuquerque. Additionally, he is the recipient of multiple awards, including the Medal of Freedom Award from the American Bankruptcy Institute, which was given in recognition of his demonstrated excellence in bankruptcy studies.

Education

Brigham Young University, magna cum laude, J.D., 2004

  • Edwin Smith Hinckley scholarship recipient
  • J. Reuben Clark Award: selected by the BYU Law School faculty for academic excellence, integrity, high ethical standards, and service
  • American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Freedom Award. awarded to a student who demonstrated excellence in bankruptcy studies
  • Graduate Research Fellowship Award
  • Faculty Distinguished Writing Award for Energy in the Executive: The Nature and Origins of "Executive Power"
  • Faculty Distinguished Writing Award for Biblical Condemnations of Homosexual Conduct

Southern Utah University, summa cum laude, B.A., 2001

Clerkship

  • Law Clerk to Honorable Paul G. Cassell, U.S. District Court, District of Utah, 2004-05
  • Honorable Harris L. Hartz, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, Albuquerque, N.M., 2005-06

Bar Admissions

  • Utah, 2005
Other Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 2005

Honors & Awards

  • Mountain States Super Lawyer: Rising Star for Civil Rights/First Amendment (2012 - 2016)