• Adjunct Associate Professor, College Of Law


Kaye Lynn Wootton is an Assistant Attorney General in the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, Utah Attorney General’s Office.  She also serves as a Special Assistant United States Attorney.  Prior to becoming an attorney, Ms. Wootton worked as a registered nurse for many years.  She owned and operated a successful home health agency, but eventually decided to fulfill a life-long dream of becoming an attorney.  She now combines both her legal and clinical skills as she prosecutes Medicaid fraud and the abuse, neglect and exploitation of vulnerable adults.  Ms. Wootton is a facilitator for the National Association of Medicaid Fraud Control Units and travels throughout the county to teach investigators and prosecutors how to effectively prosecute cases in this unique area of law.  Ms. Wootton received an Associate of Science degree in Nursing from Brigham Young University.  She later obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a Master of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Phoenix.  Ms. Wootton received her Juris Doctor degree from the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah.  In law school, Ms. Wootton competed in the ABA Negotiation Competition, where she and her partner placed 1st in regionals and 5th in nationals.  She also participated in the health law, disability law and senior law civil clinics.