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Gayle F. McKeachnie
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  • BA Degree - College of Southern Utah
  • Juris Doctorate - University of Utah College of Law
    • Utah Law Review
    • Order of the Coif
  • 2 Years in MBA Program - University of Utah


  • 25 years adjunct professor - USU Uintah Basin
  • 5 years adjunct professor - BYU Law School

Work Experience:

  • Practicing Attorney since 1970. Presently practicing in the areas of Estate Planning, Probate, Natural Resources, Government Law, Business, and Water Law.
  • Admitted to practice law before Courts in Utah and Colorado, Utah and Colorado Federal District Courts, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, U.S. Tax Court and Supreme Court of the United States.

State and Community Service:

  • Utah House of Representatives - 4 Terms
  • Past member of Utah Public Land Law Review Commission
  • Past member of Utah State Board of State Lands & Forestry
  • Past member of Utah Foundation Board
  • Past member of Utah Bar Board of Commissioners and many bar committees, task forces and Judicial nominating committees
  • Past member and chairman of Utah State Constitutional Revision Commission
  • Past member and chairman of Utah State University Board of Trustees
  • Member of Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Board
  • Lt. Governor of Utah
  • Advisor to Governor Jon Huntsman
  • Past President of Vernal Area Chamber of Commerce


  • Southern Utah University Distinguished Alumni Award - 1995
  • Utah State Bar Association Distinguished Lawyer of the Year - 1997
  • American Bar Foundation Fellow
  • On Utah Business Magazine's Legal Elite listing of Utah's Best of the Best Lawyers
  • AV Martindale-Hubbell Rating for more than 25 years

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