Bruce Sterling Jenkins

Personal

Birthday: 
1927
Birthplace: 
Salt Lake City, UT
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Navy, 1945-1946
Private practice, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1952-1965
Assistant attorney general, State of Utah, 1952
Deputy county attorney, Salt Lake County, Utah, 1954-1958
Referee in bankruptcy, District of Utah, 1965-1973
State senator, Utah, 1959-1965
Adjunct professor, University of Utah, 1987-1988

Education

Name of School: 
University of Utah
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1949
Name of School - Second: 

University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law

We are a small school; the student-to-faculty ratio is 11 to 1. The median G.P.A. of our entering class is in the top 20 of all law schools. We offer an outstanding legal education---a dynamic combination of the cutting-edge and the traditional that is rooted in the excellence of our faculty---at a cost well below our peers, which include the country's top public and private law schools.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1952

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Utah
Court Name: 

Utah District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
9/22/1978
Retirement from Active Service: 
9/30/1994
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, District of Utah, 1973-1978

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