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Judge Dale A. Kimball

Practices, Procedures & Sample Documents


November 24, 1997


B.S., Political Science, 1964, Brigham Young University , Provo, Utah, Magna Cum Laude
Juris Doctor, 1967, University of Utah Law School

Honors and Activities

Law School:

Finished second in class, Order of the Coif, Case Note Editor of the Utah Law Review, Phi Kappa Phi


Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
Master of the Bench, American Inn of Court I
Member, Judicial Conference Committee on the Administration of the Bankruptcy System
Board Member, Salt Lake Chapter Federal Bar Association


Utah State Bar Distinguished Lawyer of the Year 1996
Chairman, Judicial Performance Evaluation Committee
Counselor to the Inn, American Inn of Court I
Member, Utah Federal District Court, Mediation/Arbitration Panels
Member and Chairman, Pioneer Theatre Board 
Member, Board of Directors, Deseret News Publishing Company and Member Executive Committee
Professor of Law, J. Reuben Clark School of Law, Brigham Young University
Chairman, Utah State Bar Ethics and Discipline Committee
Chairman, Utah State Bar Committee on the Unauthorized Practice of Law
Member, Alta View Hospital Board of Governors
Member, Jordan Education Foundation Board
Trustee of the University of Utah College of Law Alumni Board
Board Member, Salt Lake Chapter, J. Reuben Clark Law Society


1967-1974: Associate, then Partner, VanCott, Bagley, Cornwall & McCarthy, Salt Lake City, Utah
1974-1976: Professor of Law, J. Reuben Clark School of Law at Brigham Young University
1975- Nov. 24, 1997: Founding Member, Kimball, Parr, Waddoups, Brown & Gee, Salt Lake City, Utah
November 24, 1997 - Federal Judge in the United States District Court for the District of Utah



Case Note, Appropriation of Name, Likeness and Personality - Relatives and Administratrix Held to Have No Claim Under Privacy or Property Theories, 9 UTAH LAW REVIEW 999 (1964-65)

Note, The Constitutional Convention, Its Nature and Powers - And the Amending Procedure, 1966 UTAH LAW REVIEW 390

Note, "Like Grade and Quality" Under Section 2(a) of the Robinson-Patman Act, 1967 UTAH LAW REVIEW 251

Kimball, Compulsion Without Protection or Recourse: The Case for No-Fault Accident Insurance for School Children, 1975 UTAH LAW REVIEW 925

Parr and Kimball, Acquisition of Non-Mineral Land for Mine Related Purposes, 23rd Annual Rocky Mtn. Min. L. Inst. 595

American Law of Mining, Second Edition, Chapter 204, "Liens"

Dale A. Kimball, Freedom and Independant Courts, Utah Bar Journal, June/July 2003, at 29

Presented papers and speeches at energy seminars, litigation seminars, American and Federal Bar Association seminars, and various bar meetings and conventions.