Salt Lake City – Bankruptcy attorney Jessica Peterson has been selected to head Durham Jones & Pinegar’s Women Lawyers Group.
Peterson is a six-year associate with the firm. She practices in the areas of bankruptcy & creditors’ rights, and litigation. She received her J.D. from the University of Utah and is licensed to practice law in Utah, Nevada, California and the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. She is the first associate at the firm to be nominated by her female peers to lead the group, whose focus is to advance the practice of female attorneys while contributing positively to the community, especially as it relates to causes for women.
Peterson is a member of the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, is on the Leadership Committee of And Justice For All, and serves as a Board Member for Women Lawyers of Utah, University of Utah Young Alumni and Amicus. She is listed among Mountain States Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, and is one of Utah Business Magazine’s Up and Coming Legal Elite.