Jared joined Merrill & Merrill in February 2019. Jared received a bachelor’s degree in Political Science magna cum laude from Utah State University in 2011. He received his law degree in 2016 from the University of Wyoming. While in law school, Jared concurrently completed a Master’s degree in Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming. His Master’s Thesis project was an assessment of Idaho’s future water administration needs in a post SRBA era, and the potential for a permanent state water court. Jared is admitted to practice in all Idaho State courts and the U.S. District Courts of Idaho.
After law school, Jared worked as a judicial Staff Attorney for Idaho State Sixth District Judge Mitchell W. Brown as well as Idaho State Fifth District Judge John K. Butler.
Jared grew up in the Magic Valley area. Jared married his wife, Michelle, in 2013. They enjoy many outdoor activities including hiking and mountain biking. They also enjoy spending time with family and friends.