“With the current COVID-19 heightened concerns within our communities, meeting our clients’ legal needs and concerns will be a priority of our firm. We are here to serve you. Being sensitive to your best interests and our community responsibility, we will be offering telephone and video conferencing for our current and future clients, including any new and developing matters you may have.”

Jonathan P. Wentz

ATTORNEY AT LAW

Biography

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).

Education

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

Bar Admissions

  • Utah, 2007

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

Professional Associations

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

Practice Areas

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

Honors & Awards

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

Past Positions

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

Languages

  • Spanish

Our Team

V. Lowry Snow
Curtis M. Jensen
Lewis P. Reece
J. Gregory Hardman
Matthew J. Ence
Cameron M. Morby
Jonathan P. Wentz
Devin Snow
Jeff R. Miles
Sean James Romeny
Devon James Hermann
Victoria Carlton