About Warner Law
What Sets Us Apart – Focus
Our focus is, estate planning, elder law and probate. We also necessarily focus on property and business matters. Whether you are troubled with your mother’s failing health, or your neighbor’s claim to 2 feet of your property, you are dealing, at least in part, with property matters. Or you may be concerned about leaving your business interests to those 2 kids that don’t get along. Mr. Warner has been in the forefront of these areas for years. His experience in these areas is varied and substantial. We know wills, trusts, estate administration, elder law, property and business law. We know the business people, lawyers, and court personnel who will be across the table or across the courtroom from us.
If you want a law firm that tries to do everything for everyone you won’t find that here. If you want a law firm that will focus on your estate planning/estate administration and elder law problem, come see us.
Mr. Warner is a lifelong resident of Weber County, Utah. He is a member of the Utah State Bar Association and the Weber County Bar Association. He is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and Elder Counsel, organizations devoted to the legal needs of senior citizens, including long term care, Medicaid asset protection, estate planning, and estate administration. He is a member of the Elder Law and Estate Planning sections of the Utah Bar Association and serves on their Legislative Committee, participating in the oversight of proposed legislation in Utah dealing with estate planning, elder law, probate, guardianships, and related matters.
Mr. Warner is admitted to practice law before all Utah state trial and appellate courts, the Federal District Court for the State of Utah, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Mr. Warner has had an active litigation practice appearing in most of the trial courts of Northern Utah, the Utah Court of Appeals, the Utah Supreme Court, the Federal District Court and the Federal Court of Appeals.
He began his career as an associate with the firm of Young, Thatcher, & Glasmann and later became a partner of Young, Thatcher, Glasmann and Warner where he practiced for several years.
Mr. Warner was appointed by Governor Rampton as Chairman of the Utah Public Service Commission where he oversaw the regulation of all utility and transportation companies in the State of Utah. He returned to the private practice of law and ultimately founded the Warner Law Firm in 1996.
Mr. Warner was one of the founders of the Weber County Sheltered Workshop (now Enable Utah). He has served as a member of the Utah Gov.’s Committee on Executive Reorganization, a member of the Utah Bar Association Ethics and Discipline committee, a member of the American Inns of Court, the American Trial Lawyers Association, and past president and life time member of the Ogden Gun Club.
Mr. Warner is a member of the National Trial Lawyers and has been certified as one of the top 100 trial lawyers in the State of Utah. In 2014, Mr. Warner was selected for membership as one of the 100 best attorneys in the State of Utah by Rue Ratings Best Attorneys of America.
Jennifer is a longtime resident of Weber County. Following graduation from Ben Lomond High School and Stephen Henager School of Business she commenced her career as a secretary and office administrator. After five years working for a debt management and collection company she began her career in the legal field as a legal secretary. Following five years working as a legal secretary and legal assistant Jennifer spent several more years working in the legal and medical professions in various capacities. She has extensive experience working with seniors and persons with disabilities. She is adept at dealing with various government programs including Medicaid, Medicare and Social Security disability. She also has experience with senior and disabled clients with respect to their durable medical equipment prescriptions and equipment. Jennifer is a kind and caring person. You will find her easy to work with and eager to help with your issues.
The Warner Law Firm Team
By working together as a team, Mr. Warner and his experienced legal assistant, Jennifer, are able to provide their clients with the quality and timely service they expect and deserve. See their biographies below.
Innovation and Technology
We were one of the pioneers in the use of computers in the legal profession in northern Utah. We have relied upon and continuously updated our computer systems since the 1980’s. As a member of Elder Counsel, we subscribe to their computerized document preparation software based upon HotDocs, the premier document preparation software in the world. But don’t take this wrong, we do not provide cookie cutter solutions. Each project that leaves our office is designed for your particular situation. Software cannot do what we do. But software does assist us in being as efficient and effective as possible in dealing with infinite particular circumstances.
Mr. Warner belongs to the Elder Law and Estate Planning sections of the Utah State Bar Association. He serves on the Legislative Committee of these two sections, where he and other committee members meet monthly between Utah State Legislative sessions to consider changes and additions to Utah State laws dealing with estate planning, elder law, probate, guardianships, and related matters. He is a member of the National Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys and Elder Counsel, two of the leading national associations of estate planning and elder law attorneys. He spends substantial time every year attending seminars, workshops and conferences, and webinars at home, honing his understanding and skills in these areas.
We understand that at the end of the day decisions are made by human beings, and that relationships matter. We know that our personal relationships with our clients are critical to understanding their goals and the potential obstacles to achieving them, and we invest in those relationships accordingly.