Nathanael Mitchell enjoys helping people solve problems. His practice ranges from criminal defense to civil litigation. He has worked in a variety of areas, including commercial litigation, employment, cyber security and privacy, bankruptcy, governmental liability, insurance defense, and white collar defense. Nate is also a member of SCM’s SnowTrial™ Consulting team.
During law school, Nate actively sought out practice opportunities. He completed an externship with the Honorable Michele M. Christiansen at the Utah Court of Appeals. He also participated in the S.J. Quinney College of Law’s Criminal Clinic, where he was assigned to the Salt Lake District Attorney’s Office and prosecuted misdemeanors and assisted with research issues in felony cases under the supervision of an attorney. Nate was also a member of the school’s National Moot Court team.
Following his graduation, Nate served as law clerk for the Honorable Robert J. Shelby for the United States District Court, District of Utah.
Nate is a member of our 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.
Nate also participates with the firm’s SnowTrial™ Consulting team, which is chaired by Andrew Morse and Samuel Alba. SnowTrial™ assists clients and outside counsel with understanding civil and criminal matters headed to trial. The group’s services include mock trials, juror focus groups, and assistance with jury selection.
- J.D., University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, highest honors, 2013
- B.A., Utah State University, History and Political Science, 2008
Bar & Court Admissions
- Utah State Bar
- U.S. District Court, District of Utah