Jessica W. Payton

Salt Lake City

Jessica Payton focuses her practice on real estate matters and complex investments. Earlier in her legal career, Jessica worked for a leading, Utah-based investment administration and transactional services firm, where she managed complex investments, including the full range of documentation. Jessica’s real estate practice is also informed by her experience serving within Utah courts and public agencies, where she assisted with a variety of functions, including contract review.

While in law school, Jessica served as the Managing Editor of Administration of the BYU Education & Law Journal and was the 1L Advocacy Competition Chair.

Professional Highlights

Judicial Clerkships

Hon. Greg Moeller, Hon. Jon Shindurling, Hon. Alan Stephens, Hon. Darla Williamson, Hon. Steven Boyce, Idaho Seventh District Court for Madison County, 2018-2020



J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University (J.D. 2018)
President and Vice President, Women in Law
Managing Editor of Administration, BYU Education & Law Journal

Brigham Young University (B.S. 2012)