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Patrick J. Thurston

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

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Mr. Thurston is a member of the firm's Corporate and International sections. His practice focuses on helping domestic and foreign business and non-profit organizations with a wide variety of transactions and legal issues, with special experience in Latin America. Mr. Thurston handles a broad range of international matters, including corporate legal structure transactions, not-for-profit issues, and real estate sales and acquisitions.


  • Patrick's practice covers a broad range of international matters, including corporate legal structure issues, not-for-profit matters, real estate sales and acquisitions, and other international transactions. He also assists clients with a variety of domestic business and corporate matters.
  • Since July 2008, Patrick has worked in the Dominican Republic, supervising a client's legal matters in the Caribbean area, including corporate work, legal compliance, employment, immigration, real estate acquisition, construction, and legal compliance issues.
  • Before joining Kirton & McConkie in 2006, Mr. Thurston practiced law in the Phoenix, Arizona, metropolitan area, assisting clients with general corporate, international, and estate planning matters.



Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, J.D., 2001

  • Member, Lead Note and Comment Editor, BYU Law Review
  • Jessop International Moot Court Team

San Diego State University, M.A., Latin American Studies, 1998

  • Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship

Brigham Young University, B.A., History, cum laude, University Honors, 1996

Bar Admissions

  • Utah, 2007
  • Arizona, 2001 (Inactive)


International Center for Law and Religion Studies at Brigham Young University, Senior Fellow, 2001-present

J. Reuben Clark Law Society