Mr. Jim B. Butler, Attorney

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Jim Butler is a shareholder in the Environmental, Energy and Natural Resources department and practices in the natural resources and environmental areas. Before joining Parsons Behle & Latimer, he worked for the Utah State Energy Office, the Utah State Planning Coordinator's Office and from 1981 to 1985, served as a senior policy assistant to Utah Governor Scott M. Matheson for natural resources. Jim also served as a clerk to Judge Stephen H. Anderson of the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit from September, 1987 to October, 1988. In law school, Jim received an Edward Clyde Fellowship, a Marriner S. Eccles Fellowship and was elected to Order of the Coif. He also served as editor-in-chief for the Utah Law Review.

Related Activities and Skills:

  • Utah State Bar Association: Futures Commission, 1992-93; Chairman, Public Lands Committee of the Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental Law Section, 1994
  • American Bar Association: Natural Resources, Energy & Environmental Law Section, Litigation Section
  • Northwest Mining Association, Board of Trustees
  • Scott M. Matheson Leadership Forum, Board of Directors
  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America
  • Recognized in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers For Business 

Published Works:

  • Author: BLM's Hardrock Mining Regulations, Clark County Bar Association Journal, April 2001
  • Co-author: Natural Resource Damages Under CERCLA, in Superfund Deskbook, Business Laws, Inc. (1994) (with David W. Tundermann)
  • Environmental Due Diligence in the Acquisition of Natural Resource Properties, in Due Diligence Handbook, Rocky Mtn. Min. L. Fdn. (1993) (with Patrick J. Garver)
  • Author: Outdoor Sports and Torts: An Analysis of Utah's Recreational Use Act, 1988 Utah Law Review 47
  • The World Bank Responds to the Extractive Industries Review - Sustainable Development among Goals, Jan./Feb. 2005 by Jim B. Butler
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S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah Law SchoolN/A  
University of Utah
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Nevada2003
Utah1987
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