Jacey Skinner is an attorney at Ballard Spahr, LLC and is former General Counsel to Governor Gary Herbert of the State of Utah. As General Counsel, she advised the Governor, his staff and his Cabinet on legal and ethical issues. She also acted as the Governor’s legislative director.
Jacey has served as the Director of the Utah Sentencing Commission and as the President of the National Association Sentencing Commissions, the Deputy State Court Administrator for the Judiciary of the State of Utah, and an Assistant District Attorney with the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office.
Jacey serves as a Trustee for Utah State University and as an advisory board member for the University’s Institute of Land Water and Air. She is a member of the First Lady Abby Cox’s Foundation’s Show Up Board, and a Trustee for the non-profit, And Justice for All. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Utah State University and her Juris Doctor degree from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University.