Paul C. Burke has been appointed to serve as chair of the Utah Supreme Court’s Advisory Committee on the Rules of Appellate Practice. Utah’s Constitution provides that the Utah Supreme Court shall adopt rules of procedure and evidence to be used by state courts. The Utah Supreme Court established this standing committee to assist and provide advice regarding the adoption, modification, or repeal of the procedural rules governing the appellate process in Utah.
Mr. Burke has served a member of the Committee since 2005. In his capacity he serves as an officer of the court and not as a representative of any client, employer, or other organization or interest group.
Mr. Burke is a shareholder, director, and general counsel of the Firm. He has appeared on behalf of clients as an appellate advocate before administrative and judicial bodies in Utah. He has argued to the Utah Supreme Court and represented clients at the U.S. Supreme Court in high profile cases.