Chase B. Ames
Chase started his career working at a nonprofit firm where he handled high-conflict civil matters on a sliding scale for low-income clients. Chase joined Skoubye Nielson & Johansen in 2017 where has handles a variety of civil litigation cases and commercial contractual matters. In 2021, Chase was recognized by Utah Business magazine as a “Legal Elite” and by Super Lawyers as a Mountain States Super Lawyer “Rising Star.”
Chase graduated from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law in 2015. During law school, he worked as a law clerk in Washington, D.C. for Sen. Orrin G. Hatch’s Senate Judiciary Committee staff. He also served as a judicial intern for Judge John Paul Kennedy in the Utah Third District Court.
Prior to law school, Chase attended the University of Utah, where he received a B.A. in both Political Science and History. In 2010, the History Department awarded him with the Essay of the Year award for his senior seminar paper analyzing the U.S. nuclear culture of the 1950s and 1960s.
Chase is a member of the Utah State Bar and is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the District of Utah, and the United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Chase is originally from Salt Lake City. He enjoys spending time with his family and rooting for the Utah Jazz, New York Yankees, and his alma mater.