Mr. Warner is a lifelong resident of Weber County, Utah. He graduated near the top of his class from the University of Utah Law School in 1964 and was awarded the Juris Doctorate degree. He was admitted to the practice of law in Utah that same year. He is a member of the Utah State Bar Association and the Weber County Bar Association. He is admitted to practice law before all Utah state trial and appellate courts, the Federal District Court for the State of Utah, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Mr. Warner has had an active litigation practice appearing in most of the trial courts of Northern Utah, the Utah Court of Appeals, the Utah Supreme Court, the Federal District Court and the Federal Court of Appeals.
He began his career as an associate with the firm of Young, Thatcher, & Glasmann and became a partner of Young, Thatcher, Glasmann and Warner in 1967, where he practiced until 1972.
In 1972, Mr. Warner was appointed by Governor Rampton as Chairman of the Utah Public Service Commission where he oversaw the regulation of all utility and transportation companies in the State of Utah. In 1976 Mr. Warner returned to the private practice of law and ultimately founded the Warner Law Firm in 1996.
Mr. Warner was one of the founders of the Weber County Sheltered Workshop (now EnableUtah). He has served as a member of the Utah Gov.'s Committee on Executive Reorganization, a member of the Utah Bar Association Ethics and Discipline committee, a member of the American Inns of Court, the American Trial Lawyers Association, and past president of the Ogden Gun Club.
Mr. Warner is a member of the National Trial Lawyers and has been certified as one of the top 100 trial lawyers in the State of Utah.
He is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and Elder Counsel, organizations devoted to the legal needs of senior citizens, including long term care medicaid asset protection, estate planning and estate administration.