Kyle Witherspoon receives “Superb” 10 out 10 rating with

Kyle Witherspoon also receives “Utah Legal Elite” for Family Law and Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” in 2018.

Practice Areas:


J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, J.D., 2009

  • Reuben Clark Faculty Award for Meritorious Achievement and Distinguished Service, 2008 & 2009
  • Moot Court Board of Advocates
  • National Moot Court Team, National Trial Advocacy Team
  • Best Advocate, Linda G. Anderson Trial Advocacy Competition
  • Vice President, Student Bar Association

University of Utah, B.S., Speech Communication & Argumentation, 2006

  • Malcolm O. Sillars Award for Excellence in Collegiate Debate, 2006
  • National Debate Team
  • Top Speaker, 2006 Hatfield National Championship Debates
  • Finalist, 2006 Hatfield National Championship Debates

Bar Admissions:

  • Texas, 2009
  • Utah, 2014
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • Utah Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Utah
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

Judicial Clerkship:

Associate Chief Justice Thomas R. Lee, Utah Supreme Court, 2013-2014


Effective Legal Writing in Family Law, with Ryan Gregerson, Forthcoming, 2017

The Devil’s Advocate is Dead; Long Live the Rule, Utah Bar Journal, Mar./Apr. 2015

Speaking Engagements:

Effective Legal Writing in Family Law, CLE, with Ryan Gregerson, 2017-2018

Current Issues in Wildlife Law Facing Guides & Outfitters, Western Hunting and Conservation Expo, 2016

The Devil’s Advocate is Dead:  Marshaling After State v. Nielson, Utah State Bar Spring Convention, March 13, 2015

Kyle Witherspoon joined Pearson, Butler & Carson in 2017 after seven years with some of the top law firms in Texas, Utah, and nationwide, as well as a judicial clerkship for one of the Utah Supreme Court’s most respected and prolific Justices.  A high-stakes business litigator and trial lawyer by training, Kyle developed a passion for family law as his career progressed—for helping real people solve real problems using the skills he acquired at the hands of some of the profession’s best.  He believes family law clients deserve a better class of lawyer. And that Pearson Butler is giving it to them.

We are Utah’s premier legal team with locations in Salt Lake, Davis, and Sevier Counties. We service Clients in South Jordan, West Jordan, Riverton, Draper and across all of Utah. We have highly-trained lawyers who excel in their specific areas of law: Adoption, Bankruptcy, Business Law, Criminal Defense, Divorce, DUI, Employment Law, Estate Planning, Family Law, Healthcare Law, Immigration, Intellectual Property, IRS Tax, Patent Law, Tax Law, Worker’s Comp