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Biography

JEFF D. RIFLEMAN, Attorney at Law, Mediator

Mr. Rifleman received his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree (J.D.) from St. Mary's University School of Law of San Antonio, Texas. While in Texas, Mr. Rifleman clerked for the law firm of 'Elms, Harmon and Macchia', where he performed legal research in the areas of business law, construction law, commercial paper, and probate law. Mr. Rifleman completed his undergraduate work by earning his Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) in Consumer and Community Studies from the University of Utah. Additionally, Mr. Rifleman received training and certificates in Mediation and is qualified as a court appointed mediator in Texas courts, trained in peer-school mediation, family dispute/divorce mediation, domestic violence, and has volunteered time with Utah Dispute Resolution mediating small claims cases in Utah courts. Mr. Rifleman now offers his mediation services through Utah Parent Services, a non-profit organization, providing a unique, multi-disciplinary, approach to a "team family concept" solving divorce, custody, parent-time, mental health, substance abuse, sexual assault, domestic violence and other family-related issues.

Practice Areas:
Mediation, Utah Family Law, Divorce, Paternity, Parental Rights (including Fathers Rights), Bankruptcy, Simple Misdemeanors, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Wills and Estates, Real Estate Law.

Education:
B.S. Consumer and Community Studies, University of Utah
- Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society

J.D., St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio
- Phi Delta Phi , Tarlton Inn
- Dean's List Honors
- Graduated top 20% of Class
- Alternative Dispute Resolution Association, President
(Dean Cantu Spirit in Service Award presented to ADR Association)
- Student Organizer and Liaison to People's Law School (community outreach program)
- Student Attorney, St. Mary's Center for Legal and Social Justice (clinical program)
- Pro Bono Certificate

Admitted:
Utah
Utah Supreme Court
U.S. District Court for the District of Utah
Member, Utah State Bar

Leadership:
Past President Alternative Dispute Resolution Association, St. Mary's University School of Law

Contact:
jeff.rifleman@gmail.com
801-566-1884 (office)
801-510-0503 (cell)

Areas Served:
Herriman, Bluffdale, Copperton, Bingham, West Jordan, South Jordan, Riverton, Draper, Sandy. Salt Lake, Utah, Davis, Tooele, Summit, Weber and outlying counties.