Dani Cepernich is well regarded for her knowledge, expertise, and intellect as a lawyer. She focuses on water resource law, land use and zoning disputes, and defending governmental entities. Her clients include cities, counties, local districts, irrigation companies, and ranchers.
Dani has an impressive educational background and also served a judicial clerkship for Federal District Court Judge Tena Campbell and Tenth Circuit Judge Monroe McKay.
Dani serves as an officer on the firm’s board of directors and is the chair of the Business Development Advisory Committee. Many who work with her say she is usually the most intelligent person in the room and one of the most humble. Most importantly, Dani always works hard to find solutions for her clients.
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. She regularly gives presentations on appellate updates to industry groups and associations within the legal community.
- J.D., University of Southern California, Gould 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
- Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
- California State Bar
- U.S. District Courts, California