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Kristin A. Burnham
Kristin A. Burnham

Kristin's practice focuses on natural resources and public lands law with an emphasis on the exploration, permitting and production of oil and gas. Her primary focus is conducting complex title examinations and preparing division order opinions for fee, federal, and state lands in New Mexico. Prior to joining Lear & Lear in 2012, Kristin served as a law clerk with the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office.

  • University of Utah (J.D., with Honors 2012)
    • Utah Law Review, Articles Editor
  • Cornell University (B.A., 2005)
    • Double major in Economics and Sociology
  • Utah Supreme Court
  • Law Clerk, Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office, Salt Lake City, Utah (2011-2012)
  • Third-Year Practice Extern, Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office, Salt Lake City, Utah (2011-2012)
  • Judicial Extern, Justice Ronald Nehring, Utah Supreme Court, Salt Lake City, Utah (2010)
  • Summer Intern, United States Attorney’s Office, Salt Lake City, Utah (2010)
  • Financial Representative, Fidelity Investments, Salt Lake City, Utah (2007-2009)
  • Utah State Bar Association
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation