A seasoned trial lawyer, Mr. Woods has distinguished himself through a series of successful trials encompassing both bench and jury settings. His courtroom prowess extends across a diverse spectrum, ranging from federal and state courts to administrative and territorial jurisdictions.
Mr. Woods’ legal journey was enriched by a pivotal experience as a clerk for the Honorable Dale A. Kimball of the United States District Court for the District of Utah. His immersion in the realm of federal law provided a solid foundation for his subsequent endeavors.
In a testament to his legal acumen, in May 2011, Mr. Woods embarked on an international path, accepting a significant role as an Assistant Attorney General for the U.S. Territory of American Samoa. During his tenure overseas, he played a pivotal role in the defense against various civil claims, regularly appearing before the esteemed High Court of American Samoa.
The breadth of his expertise was recognized on an even broader scale when he assumed the role of an instructor at the Conference of Western Attorney Generals (CWAG) Alliance Partnership’s oral advocacy training, designed for Mexican lawyers. This role, held in San Diego, highlighted his commitment to the betterment of legal practice across borders.
Mr. Woods’ impressive track record underscores his belief that meticulous preparation and unrelenting diligence form the bedrock for securing the most favorable outcomes for his clients. His intentionality, care, and success in the legal sphere are evident in every facet of his practice.
Beyond his legal pursuits, Mr. Woods remains deeply connected to nature, finding solace and rejuvenation amidst mountains, lakes, and outdoor activities. His appreciation for exercise and continuous learning mirror his commitment to personal growth and professional excellence. Notably, he was admitted to the Utah Bar in 2009, marking the inception of a career that continues to evolve and thrive.