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Jones Waldo Welcomes Four New Attorneys


Jones Waldo welcomes Taryn Evans, Jill Coil and Brady Rasmussen to its Salt Lake City office and Richard Petersen to the law firm’s Provo office.


  • Taryn Evans, a Salt Lake City native, joins Jones Waldo as an associate after earning her bachelor’s degree at the University of Utah in business management and her juris doctor in 2013 from S.J Quinney College of Law, graduating with highest honors. While in law school, Evans was the associate editor of Utah Law Review, a William H. Leary Scholar, and graduated as a member of the Order of the Coif. Evans’ primary areas of focus are litigation, domestic and family law.
  • Jill Coil is a graduate of Brigham Young University, earning her bachelor of art in political science in 2004. Coil went on to earn her juris doctor at the Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshal School of Law in 2007. She joins Jones Waldo as an associate practicing criminal, domestic and family law. Coil represents individuals in every aspect of their case, from trials to appeals and minor criminal actions.
  • Brady Rasmussen joins Jones Waldo’s litigation practice group as a graduate of Santa Clara University with a bachelor of science in business. Rasmussen went on to receive his juris doctor from DePaul University College of Law in 2001. Rasmussen is a member of the American Bar Association, Salt Lake City Bar Association and the Utah State Bar Association’s litigation, construction, business law and real estate property sectors.
  • Richard Petersen, formerly of Howard, Lewis & Petersen in Provo, joins Jones Waldo’s estates and trusts and tax planning practice groups with expertise in business and personal tax planning; estate planning; business consulting; real property and contract disputes. Petersen received his bachelor of arts at Brigham Young University and went on to receive his juris doctor from Creighton University School of Law. Petersen continued his studies, receiving his masters of law in taxation from the University of Washington’s School of Law in 2003.

“We are pleased to welcome these professionals to our growing team,” said Keven Rowe, president of Jones Waldo. “We continue to seek the highest quality of talent to represent our clients, ensuring a bright future of the best possible legal service in the state.”