Thomas Burns

Director and Shareholder

tjb@clydesnow.com

801-322-0305 ext 426

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Thomas Burns Attorney
Bio

Thomas Burns primarily practices family law, appeals, and litigation. With over 10 years of legal experience, he is a leader in the firm’s family law group and was recently named Best Lawyer for his practice. In addition to a strong legal practice, Tom clerked for the Honorable William A. Thorne of the Utah Court of Appeals for five years prior to entering private practice. He is also a member of the Family Law, Litigation, and Appellate sections of the Utah State Bar.

Education
  • University of Utah – Bachelor’s degree in

    Economics and History
  • University of Utah J.D. – 1997 – 2000
  • Activities and societies: Traynor Moot Court Competition (1998–1999)

  • Trial Advocacy Competition (1999)
Awards
  • Best Lawyers in America©, Family Law Mediation (2024)
Government Service
  • Judicial Clerk, Honorable Judge William A. Thorne, Utah Court of Appeals (2000 – 2005)
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, District of Utah
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

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