Brett B. Wiersum

Practice Areas

Mr. Wiersum's background is comprehensive as to water rights, the forest service and public lands. His main area of interest is natural resource law as it pertains to public lands. Outside of the office, Brett enjoys hiking and outdoor recreational actitivies. Mr. Wiersum's pratice involves natural resources and public lands law with emphasis on mineral law, oil and gas law and litigation; complex title examinations; administrative hearings and appeals; public land law; timber and logging law.


  • Environmental Clinic Internship, Western Resource Advocates, Salt Lake City, Utah (2011-2012)
  • Law Clerk, Winder & Counsel, Salt Lake City, Utah (2012-2012)
  • Legal Intern, Environmental Protection Agency Region 8 Office of Regional Counsel, Denver, Colorado (2012-2012)
  • Research Assistant of Professor Adler, S.J. Quinney College of Law, Salt Lake City, Utah (2012-2013)
  • Seasonal Ranger,Salt Lake City Public Utilities-Watershed, Salt Lake City, Utah (2009-2010)
  • Public Lands Information, Cottonwood Canyons Foundation, Salt Lake City, Utah (2008-2009)


  • University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law (J.D., 2013)
  • Univeristy of Texas (B.A., 2004)

Membership and Activities

  • American Bar Asssociation


Phone: 801-538-5025


Utah Supreme Court
Supreme Court of Wyoming


Lear & Lear, PLLC is an energy boutique law firm with extensive experience in traditional and renewable energy sources. Our team of attorneys have years of experience helping clients reach their legal and business goals in a timley and affordable manner.

Office Locations

808 East South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84102

Phone: 801-538-5000
Fax: 801-538-5001