Clinton R. Brimhall has been an associate attorney at the firm of Christensen Law since March 2015. He has handled various legal matters related to divorce, child custody, child support, domestic violence, personal injury, contracts, property, and debt collection. Mr. Brimhall also has worked on appeals in both the civil and criminal arenas. Appellate briefs he has written have been submitted to the Utah Supreme Court, the Utah Court of Appeals, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. The appeals Mr. Brimhall has handled include cases Christensen Law took to trial and cases that other firms originally took to trial before the client hired Christensen Law to appeal the trial court decision.
Mr. Brimhall enjoys interacting with his clients and continuously strives to respond promptly to their telephone calls or emails. With a little bit of notice, he can make himself available to clients before or after standard business hours. He carefully monitors deadlines and court calendars for each case in which he participates. When clients are considering potential courses of action, Mr. Brimhall can provide advice about both the legalities and practicalities of various options. Mr. Brimhall is capable of both helping clients take their cases to court and helping clients reach a settlement or alternate solution outside of court.
In April 2014, Mr. Brimhall earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from the BYU Law School, in Provo, Utah, where he served as an executive editor of the BYU Law Review and was a member and local officer of Phi Delta Phi—Sutherland Inn. Prior to law school, Mr. Brimhall majored in English language, minored in editing, and in 2011, graduated from BYU with a B.A. and University Honors.
Mr. Brimhall has been a member of the Utah State Bar since October 2014 and is a member of the bar’s Family Law and Appellate Practice sections. As a member of the Utah State Bar, Mr. Brimhall is admitted to practice in all Utah state courts. This includes the Utah Supreme Court, the Utah Court of Appeals, state district courts, juvenile courts, small claims courts, and justice courts. Mr. Brimhall is also admitted to practice in federal courts that have jurisdiction over Utah. This includes the United States District Court for the District of Utah, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Utah, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.