Justice Jill N. Parrish was appointed to the Utah Supreme Court by Governor Michael O. Leavitt in January of 2003. After receiving her law degree from the Yale Law School in 1985, Justice Parrish completed a judicial clerkship with the Honorable David K. Winder of the United States District Court for the District of Utah. Thereafter, she joined the Salt Lake City law firm of Parr, Waddoups, Brown Gee & Loveless, where she focused her practice on commercial litigation. She became a shareholder in the firm in 1990. From 1995 until her appointment to the Supreme Court, Justice Parrish served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Civil Division of the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Utah, where she supervised the Financial Litigation Unit. Justice Parrish is currently a member of the Utah Judicial Council. She also serves as chair of the State Law Library Oversight Committee. Justice Parrish is a past president of the Utah Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.