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Joseph V. Osmond

Associate
Thanksgiving Park Four
2600 W. Executive Pkwy.
Suite 400
Lehi, UT 84043

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A cum laude graduate of Georgetown University Law School, Mr. Osmond is a member of the firm's Litigation, Real Property, and Constitutional sections.  His practice focuses on all facets of commercial litigation, with particular emphasis on construction disputes, land use controversies, real property acquisitions, and title insurance defense. Additionally, Mr. Osmond has over the years developed an expertise in Title IX and other civil rights defense, as well as litigation based on First Amendment issues. Mr. Osmond also regularly consults with educational institutions and religious organizations to assist them with legal compliance, internal investigations, and investigatory audits. As to his general litigation skillset, he has developed particular talents in complex discovery and motion practice. 

After earning his undergraduate degree at Brigham Young University and prior to attending law school, Mr. Osmond worked as a Utah police officer and DCFS social worker.  In law school, he served as a litigation fellow with the Utah Attorney General’s Office in Salt Lake in the child protection unit, and also as an extern with the United States Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., in the child exploitation prosecution unit.  Mr. Osmond serves on the advisory boards for the Children’s Justice Center in both Salt Lake and Utah Counties, and also volunteers pro bono legal work with the Refugee and Immigrant Center of Utah to help victims of human trafficking.  He was the president of the Central Utah Bar Association in 2016-17, and sat on the Justice Court Nominating Commission for Utah County during that same time period.  During law school, Mr. Osmond was an extern to the Honorable Ronald E. Nehring of the Utah Supreme Court. 

Mr. Osmond was named by Super Lawyers as a Mountain States Rising Star in 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018. 

Practice areas

Education

Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., cum laude, 2011

  • Senior Articles Editor, American Criminal Law Review, Volume 48

Brigham Young University, B.S., 2003

Clerkship

  • Extern, United States Department of Justice, Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section, Fall 2010
  • Extern, Justice Ronald E. Nehring, Utah Supreme Court, Summer 2009

Bar Admissions

  • Utah, 2011

Honors & Awards

  • Mountain States Super Lawyers: Rising Star in Real Estate (2015 - 2018)