Byron earned his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University in 1998 and his law degree from Gonzaga University School of Law in 2001. He is licensed to practice in Utah, Nevada, and Wyoming. He has significant legal experience in a broad spectrum of litigation and transactional work, including transportation, hospitality, gig-economy, construction, manufacturing, product liability, premises liability, adventure sports, insurance, and dispute resolution. He represents major corporations, small businesses, governmental agencies, individuals, and insurance companies in both local and international issues. Byron is a problem solver who creatively and efficiently makes legal problems go away and proactively helps clients avoid them in the first place.
Byron has conducted numerous first-chair jury and bench trials and has successfully arbitrated and mediated countless cases. He previously owned a small firm, was a partner in a large regional law firm, and served as Mayor of Francis, UT, a small city east of Salt Lake City, UT, where he engaged with all levels of local, state, and federal government to strategically protect the interests of the city and ensure its future success. He was also an Intern at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Washington.
Byron grew up in Japan, speaks fluent Japanese, and attended Oxford Brookes University in England where he studied Anthropology. As an avid outdoorsman, he enjoys cycling, downhill skiing, whitewater canoeing, photography, and travel. He and his wife, Tera, have three children.