Jonathan P. Wentz

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St. George, Utah

Jonathan graduated cum laude from Brigham Young University before attending the School of Law at George Mason University in Arlington, Virginia.  During law school, Jonathan worked for the Department of Justice, Office of Information and Privacy.  After practicing construction and real estate law for a small firm in the Salt Lake City area, Jonathan relocated to St. George and opened his own law practice with the additional focus on family/domestic relations law. 

In late 2011, Jonathan joined the law firm of Snow Jensen & Reece, where he handles real estate litigation, commercial litigation, construction defect cases, and family law matters (including adoptions, guardianships, conservatorships, and divorce).

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce/Adoption/Guardianships
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Probate/Trust Litigation
  • Construction Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Utah, 2007


  • George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, Virginia
    • J.D. - 2007
    • Law Journal: George Mason University Civil Rights Law Journal, Senior Articles Editor
  • Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
    • B.A. cum laude - 2003
    • Major: Near Eastern Studies

Published Works

  • Ashcroft v. ACLU: The Context and Economic Implications of Burdened Access to Online Speech

Representative Cases

  • Holladay Bank & Trust v. Gunnison Valley Bank, 2014 UT App 17, 319 P.3d 747 (Utah Court of Appeals 2014)
  • Evans v. Huber et al., 2016 UT App 17, 366 P.3d 862
  • Peterson v. Pierce, 2019 UT App 48


  • NITA Trial Skills Program graduate, St. Paul, MN – 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Southern Utah Bar Association 2010 – Present (President, 2019, Treasurer 2018)
  • Utah State Bar, 2007 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • J.P. Wentz Law, PLLC, Owner, 2009 - 2011
  • Roy B. Moore P.C. & Associates, Associate, 2007 - 2009


  • Spanish