Dani Cepernich focuses on water resource law and defending governmental entities.
Dani served as a judicial clerk for Federal District Judge Tena Campbell and Tenth Circuit Judge Monroe McKay. During her district court clerkship she worked on a variety of matters, including complex civil litigation, civil rights claims, insurance disputes, and criminal cases. Dani not only observed court proceedings on a daily basis, but also was responsible for the work on several trials, including a five-week criminal RICO prosecution. During her time with the Tenth Circuit, she drafted several published and unpublished opinions.
Dani is a member of SCM’s Appellate Practice Group, which assists clients with appealing civil and criminal matters. The Appellate Practice Group also prepares an Appellate Highlights article for the Utah Bar Journal. This article, which is published six times a year, highlights notable cases decided by the Utah Supreme Court, Utah Court of Appeals, and Tenth Circuit.
- J.D., University of Southern California, School of Law, 2010
- B.S., California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, summa cum laude, 2007
Bar & Court Admissions
- Utah State Bar
- U.S. District Court, District of Utah
- California State Bar