Jesse C. Trentadue

Jesse is a practicing trial lawyer in Salt Lake City and member of the Idaho and Utah state and federal bars. He is also admitted to practice before the US Court of Appeals for the Eighth, Ninth, and Tenth Circuits, US Supreme Court, and several Indian triabal courts.

He has practiced in all areas of civil trial practice. He has tried over 100 trials in the areas of commercial litigation, including personal injury defense, medical malpractice defense, employment law, explosion and fire litigation, patent infringement, title and land use matters, sports law, environmental, ERISA, anti-trust, securities, and general tort cases. He is also an expert in Indian Law. Prior to locating in Salt Lake City, he was a law professor and has written extensively on various areas of law including Hornbook on Sports Law published by West Publishing Company.

Teaching: Associate Professor, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota (1982-86). Taught courses in federal courts and procedure, civil rights, Indian law, sorts law, trial advocacy, torts and commercial law. Maintained pro bono trial and appellate practice.

Clerkship: Law clerk to Judge Ray McNichols, Chief Judge, US District Court for the District of Idaho (1975-77). Extensive work on the following noteworthy cases: Sunshine Mine Disaster, and IBM Antitrust Litigation.

Publications: Book, co-author, Sports Law, West PUblishing Company Hornbook Series (1986); Book, co-author, Family Legal Guide (1994); GBook, co-author, You and the Law, Publications Internation, Ltd (1990); Book, co-author, Your Legal Guide to Marriage, ABA Public Education Division (1989); Article, Using Military Troops and Materials to Enforce Civil Laws: Who Is In Charge Here?, 33 ABA Supreme Court Preview 87 (1987);

Personal: Born: Welch, West Virginia, July 20, 1947; admitted to bar, 1975, Idaho; 1981, North Dakota; 1987, Utah, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth, Ninth and Tenth Circuits and U.S. Supreme Court; 1989, Ute Tribal Court. Education: University of Southern California (B.A., cum laude, 1969; NCAA Champion, NCAA All-American 1967, 1968 and 1969); University of Idaho (J.D., 1972-75). [ U.S. Marine Corps, 1969-1971]; Non-Degree program, University of North Dakota, courses in accounting and geology (1983-85)

Practice Areas: Construction Litigation; Civil Rights; Sports Law; Insurance Defense; Commercial Litigation, Appellate Practice, Indian Law.