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Judge Jill M. Pohlman was appointed to the Utah Court of Appeals in May 2016 by Governor Gary Herbert. Judge Pohlman graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Utah in 1993, and received her Juris Doctorate from the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah in 1996, where she served on the Utah Law Review and graduated Order of the Coif. After law school, she clerked for the Honorable David K. Winder of the United States District Court for the District of Utah. Prior to her appointment, Judge Pohlman was a partner at the law firm of Stoel Rives LLP in Salt Lake City. She practiced there for 19 years during which she maintained a complex civil litigation practice, including administrative, trial, and appellate work. She was a member of the Utah Supreme Court`s Ethics and Discipline Committee, during which time she acted as panel chair. She also served on the Utah Supreme Court`s Diversion Committee. Judge Pohlman currently sits on the Utah Supreme Court's Advisory Committee on the Rules of Appellate Procedure and the Judicial Council's Committee on Judicial Outreach. She is also a member of the Utah State Bar Litigation Section executive committee. 11/17

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