Kolesar & Leatham is pleased to announce that John M. Orr has joined the firm primarily practicing in our litigation, real estate finance, bankruptcy and creditor’s rights practice group. Prior to joining Kolesar & Leatham, John worked defending health care providers and facilities in medical malpractice lawsuits. During law school, John also interned for The Honorable David Nuffer, the Chief Judge of the United States District Court- District of Utah.
John eared his J.D., cum laude, from the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah. There, he served as an Associate Articles Editor for the Utah Law Review and as the Student Director of the Pro Bono Initiative’s Family Law Clinic. As director of this clinic, John worked to bring local practitioners and law students together to provide free legal advice to the low-income population of Salt Lake City. John received a Bachelor’s degree in Humanities from Brigham Young University – Idaho.