Joseph Osmond graduated cum laude from Georgetown University Law School and is a member of the firm's Litigation and Real Property sections. His practice focuses on all facets of real estate based commercial litigation, including boundary line disputes, easement disputes, construction defects, land use controversies, real property acquisitions, and title issues. Mr. Osmond has also developed an expertise in Title IX and other civil rights defense, and has developed a significant skill set in complex discovery and motion practice.
Mr. Osmond obtained his bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University. He worked as a police officer and social worker prior to attending law school. Mr. Osmond served as a litigation fellow with the Utah Attorney General’s Office child protection unit, and also as an extern with the United States Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., child exploitation prosecution unit. Mr. Osmond currently serves on the advisory board for the Utah County Children’s Justice Center and is a former board member of the Salt Lake County Children’s Justice Center. He volunteers in juvenile court proceedings as a Guardian ad Litem for abused and neglected children. He was the president of the Central Utah Bar Association in 2016-2017, and sat on the Justice Court Nominating Commission for Utah County from 2016 to 2020. 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; and as a Mountain States Super Lawyer in 2019, 2020, and 2021.
Honors & Awards
Mountain States Super Lawyers: Rising Star in Real Estate (2015 - 2018)
Mountain States Super Lawyers: Business Litigation (2019 - 2021)
Utah Legal Elite: Civil Litigation (2021)
News & Events
- Press Release, 06.11.2018
- Press Release, 06.13.2017
- Press Release, 03.2016
- Extern, United States Department of Justice, Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section, Fall 2010
- Extern, Justice Ronald E. Nehring, Utah Supreme Court, Summer 2009
Georgetown University Law Center, JD, cum laude, 2011
- Senior Articles Editor, American Criminal Law Review, Volume 48
Brigham Young University, BS, 2003
- Utah, 2011