Pam Schools


Pam Schools is an associate in the Litigation Department, focusing on commercial disputes and resolution. Her experience prior to law school in investor relations, corporate communications, and business development is reflected in her understanding of complex business issues.

During law school, Pam served as a law clerk in the Civil Division of the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office. She progressed from researching a broad range of legal issues to successfully arguing an administrative law case and writing state-level appellate briefs. Following her second year of law school, Pam was a Ballard Spahr summer associate where she researched federal and state regulatory matters and litigation-related procedural issues.

Professional Highlights

Pro Bono Experience

Former Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)

People’s Legal Aid, a nonprofit housing advocacy organization

Legal Clerkships

Salt Lake County District Attorney, Civil Division, Law Clerk, 2019-2022

Professional Activities

American Bar Association

Utah State Bar Association

Salt Lake County Bar Association



University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law (J.D., with honors, 2022)
Utah Law Review, senior staff

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (M.A., Communications, 2017)
Thesis: Government Transparency in the Age of Public-Private Partnerships (P3s)

Immaculata University (B.A., cum laude, 2009)



U.S. District Court for the District of Utah