Jamie Gibbs Pleune
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law
Jamie Pleune recently joined the faculty to teach in the environmental law clinic after finishing a teaching fellowship at Georgetown University Law Center with the environmental section of the Institute for Public Representation. She is also an attorney at the law firm of Mohrman and Schofield.
Jamie received her B.A. magna cum laude from Colorado College in 2000, and graduated from the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah in 2007, where she was a Note and Comment Editor for the Utah Law Review, a recipient of the Stephen Traynor Legal Writing Award, and a recipient of the Khazeni Memorial Fellowship and the Robert W. Swenson Fellowship. During law school, she published articles on standing and on the Clean Air Act. Jamie clerked for the Honorable Justice Jill N. Parrish on the Utah Supreme Court following graduation.
Prior to attending law school, Jamie worked as a ballot drive initiative coordinator for the Nature Conservancy in Utah, as a backcountry guide for adjudicated youth in Montana, an AmeriCorps volunteer in Montana, and as a deckhand in the Virgin Islands. Her most recent adventure was a 350 mile walk through Utah on a "Pilgrimage for Hope" to raise awareness for climate change.