Jennifer Roark was born in Salt Lake City, Utah and raised in Hailey, Idaho. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Utah, graduating magna cum laude. After completing her undergraduate work, Ms. Roark earned her juris doctorate from the University of Idaho College of Law.
During law school, Ms. Roark worked for the College of Law's legal aid program, representing lower income clients in divorces, child custody cases, guardianships, termination and adoption proceedings. After graduating from law school, Jennifer served as the staff attorney for the Honorable Thomas J. Ryan. Thereafter, Jennifer joined Gulstrom Roark & Govia, PC, representing clients in divorces, modificaitons, adoptions, guardianships and child protective services cases. In 2016 Jennifer joined the firm Hamilton Michaelson & Hilty, LLP, where she continues her family law practice, and now includes other civil litigation in the Third and Fourth Judical Districts. Jennifer is the President of the Board of Directors for the Third District Guardian ad Litem, a CASA program providing court advocates for abused and neglected children in our community.
|ID||Authorized to practice law||2011||11/07/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Magna Cum Laude||University of Utah||2001|
|Attorney at Law||Hamilton Michaelson & Hilty, LLP||2016 - Present|
|Staff Attorney/Law Clerk to Hon. T. J. Ryan||Third Judicial District Court||2011 - 2011|
|Attorney at Law||Gulstrom Roark & Govia, PC||2011 - 2016|
|Legal Aid practitioner||University Of Idaho College Of Law||2009 - 2010|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|University of Idaho College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2010|
|University of Utah||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2007|
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