Jared C. Bennett graduated Order of the Coif from the University of Utah College of Law in 2001, earned a Certificate in Environmental and Natural Resources Law, and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Utah. From 2001-2002, Jared clerked for the Honorable Pamela T. Greenwood on the Utah Court of Appeals. In 2002, Jared was hired as an Honor’s Program Attorney for the Solicitor’s Office in United States Department of the Interior.
In 2005, Jared became an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Utah. He was made Civil Division Chief in August 2013. In the Civil Division, Jared deals with all types of civil cases, but he handles many public lands natural resources cases and defends land use decisions of federal land management agencies. Jared has also served as an environmental crimes prosecutor since 2006.
As an AUSA, he also teaches trial advocacy to prosecutors in Latin America. Jared has taught in the Dominican Republic, Colombia, El Salvador, and Mexico. Since 2004, Jared has also taught at the University of Utah in the field Environmental Law, Constitutional Law, and Administrative Law.