Clancey is a zealous advocate for clients in civil litigation arising from complex commercial issues, catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, real estate disputes, and high-stake tort claims. He also serves as appellate counsel in complex civil appeals. Clancey clerked at the Utah Court of Appeals for Judge David Mortensen. As a judicial clerk he drafted appellate opinions and advised the judge on matters related to criminal cases, administrative agency decisions, and complex civil litigation.

Clancey is a graduate of the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah. During the course of his legal education Clancey founded the Counsel for Legislative Reform, served as the Associate Articles Editor for the Utah Law Review, was an oralist in the Jessup International Law Moot Court competition, and was a fellow at the Oxford Human Rights Consortium. He was recognized for academic achievement in courses on Business Organizations, Appellate Practice, Constitutional Law, Trust and Estates, Legal Methods, Legal Research and Writing, and Global Justice. Additionally, Clancey was a judicial intern at the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit for Judge Carolyn McHugh. He also served as a law clerk for the United States Senate Judiciary Committee through the office of Senator Orrin Hatch.

Prior to entering the legal profession, Clancey served nearly ten years in the United States Army as an intelligence analyst. He did combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. Additionally, he completed missions in South Korea and areas of eastern Europe. He was awarded the Bronze Star for his distinguished service in combating terrorism overseas. Clancey was also named the Army’s Best Warrior in 2009 after winning the United States Army Solider of the Year competition, demonstrating extreme proficiency and efficacy as a warfighter.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Contract Disputes
  • Administrative Agency Appeals
  • Complex Civil Appeals

Publications

Admissions

  • Utah State Bar
  • U.S. District Court, District of Utah

Education

  • J.D., University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, 2018
  • B.A., Intelligence Studies, American Military University, 2014