Troy L. Booher - Zimmerman, Jones and Booher LLC

 

Troy L. Booher

Troy L. Booher
Appellate Lawyer
801-924-0204
tbooher@zjbappeals.com

Professional Experience

2011-Present
Appellate Lawyer, Zimmerman Jones Booher LLC
2011-Present
Clinical Associate Professor of Law, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
2002-Present
Adjunct Professor, University of Utah, Department of Political Science
2003-Present
Adjunct Instructor, University of Utah, Department of Philosophy
2005-2011
Appellate Lawyer, Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
2007-2011
Adjunct Professor, S.J. Quinney College of Law
2004
Judicial Clerk to Honorable Judith M. Billings, Utah Court of Appeals
2002-2003
Appellate Lawyer, Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.

Professional Recognition & Awards

2014-Present
The Best Lawyers in America® in Appellate Practice
2013-2014
Mountain States Superlawyers
2011-2013
Tenth Circuit Litigation Star - Benchmark Appellate Litigation Guide
2008-2012
Mountain States Superlawyers - Rising Stars Edition
2008
Hearts & Hands Award, Volunteer of the Year, Utah State Bar
2007
Young Alumnus of the Year, S.J. Quinney College of Law

Professional Memberships & Activities

2014
Chair, Utah State Bar Summer Convention Planning Committee
2012-Present
Co-Chair, Utah State Bar Committee on the New Lawyer Training Program
2011-Present
Utah Supreme Court Advisory Committee on the Rules of Appellate Procedure
2011-Present
Utah Supreme Court Task Force on Representation for Indigent Defendants in Post-Conviction Proceedings
2006-Present
David K. Watkiss, American Inns of Court
2008-Present
ABA, Judicial Division, Appellate Judges Conference Council for Appellate Lawyers
2009-2012
Utah State Bar Committee on the New Lawyer Training Program
2008-2009
Chair, Appellate Practice Section, Utah State Bar
2007-2008
Chair, Constitutional Law Section, Utah State Bar

Education

2010
University of Utah, Department of Philosophy, Ph.D.
2002
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, J.D.
 
- National Moot Court Team
 
- Executive Board, Utah Law Review
1996
Metropolitan State College of Denver, B.A., Philosophy
1994
Metropolitan State College of Denver, B.A., History

Representative Presentations & Publications

2014
Moderator, Panel on Same-Sex Marriage Litigation after United States v. Windsor, Utah State Bar Convention, Snowmass, Colorado
2014
Utah Court of Appeals Real Property Update, Invited Speaker, Real Property Section of the Utah State Bar Annual Meeting, North Salt Lake, Utah
2013
Moderator, Panel on Recent Same-Sex Marriage Decisions, Federal Bar Association Annual Meeting, Deer Valley, Utah
2013
Moderator, Panel on Preservation, Utah State Bar Convention, Snowmass, Colorado
2013
How Not to Lose Your Appeal in the Trial Court, Invited Speaker, Annual Meeting of the Solo and Small Practice Section of the Utah State Bar, Salt Lake City, Utah
2013
Appellate Advocacy for Non-Appellate Attorneys, Invited Speaker, Utah Annual Parental Defense Conference, Heber, Utah
2012
Don't Lose Your Appeal in the Trial Court, Invited Speaker, Utah Defense Lawyers Association, Park City, Utah
2012
Appellate Duties of Trial Counsel: Preserving Issues and Perfecting the Right to Appeal, Invited Panel Member, Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Salt Lake City, Utah
2012
Utah Originalism, Author, 25 Utah Bar Journal 22, 22-25
2011
Appellate Practice in Utah, Invited Speaker, Wasatch County Bar Association, Heber, Utah
2011
Preparing a Criminal Case for Appeal, Invited Speaker, Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Annual Meeting, Midway, Utah
2011
Utah Appellate Practice, in INSIDER'S GUIDE TO APPELLATE PRACTICE, ABA Council of Appellate Lawyers (book chapter with Michael Zimmerman and Katherine Carreau forthcoming)
2011
Commentary on Professor Michael Rappaport's Views on Originalism, Invited Speaker, Utah State Bar Convention, San Diego, California
2010
Rolling The Dice For Deep Pockets?: Why Nevada Courts Should Find $500 Million Punitive Award Excessive, Co-Author, Washington Legal Foundation Legal Backgrounder, Vol. 25, No. 29
2010
Recent Appellate Decisions, Utah Defense Lawyers Association Annual Meetings, Salt Lake City, Utah
2010
Appellate Practice: What Every District Court Lawyer Needs to Know, Invited Speaker, Tri-State Federal Bar Association Conference, Park City, Utah
2010
Professionalism, Civic Virtue, and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, Invited Speaker, Business Law Section of the Utah State Bar, Salt Lake City, Utah
2010
The Next Step in Eyewitness Identification, Invited Speaker, Salt Lake Legal Defenders, Salt Lake City, Utah
2009
Commentary on Professor Michael Perry's Views on Religion and Politics, Invited Speaker, Utah State Bar Convention, Sun Valley Idaho
2008
Primer on Utah Appellate Courts, Invited Speaker, Southern Utah Bar Association Annual Meeting, St. George, Utah
2008
The Unnecessary Rigor Clause in the Utah Constitution, Invited Speaker, Utah State Bar Convention, Sun Valley, Idaho
2008
Civil Commitment for Drug Addiction, Invited Speaker, Symposium on Drugs: Addiction, Therapy, and Crime, S.J. Quinney College of Law
2008
The Right to Counsel in Death Penalty Cases, Invited Speaker, Utah Criminal Justice Society, Salt Lake City, Utah
2008
Taking Liberty with Humean Necessity: Compatibilism and Contingency, Author, Moral Psychology Today: Essays on Values, Rational Choice, and the Will, Springer Press
2007
J.S. Mill's Test for Higher Pleasure, Author, Studies in the History of Ethics
2007
Drugs and Justice: Seeking a Consistent, Coherent, Comprehensive View, Co-Author, Oxford University Press
2006
Putting Meaning in Its Place: Originalism and Philosophy of Language, Author, Law and Philosophy, Volume 25, Issue 4
2004
Scrutinizing Commercial Speech, Author, George Mason University Civil Rights Law Journal, Volume 15, Issue 1
2004
Finding Religion for the First Amendment, Author, John Marshall Law Review, Volume 38, Issue 2
2003
The Case for National E-mail Regulation, Co-Author, Defense Counsel Journal, Volume 70, Issue 3

Court Admissions

United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals
 
- Fourth Circuit
 
- Ninth Circuit
 
- Tenth Circuit
Supreme Court of Utah
United States District Court, District of Utah