Aida Neimarlija, Partner

aneimarlija@grossrooney.com
direct: 385-549-1263

 

Aida Neimarlija has litigated various cases in both state and federal courts, including commercial and business disputes, intellectual property disputes, real estate disputes, catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, legal malpractice cases and others. She has conducted bench and jury trials both as first and second chair and has obtained significant results for clients.

Ms. Neimarlija was a partner at Burbidge Mitchell and Gross where she practiced for seven years. Before that, she practiced at an international litigation firm Howrey LLP where she worked in the areas of Securities Litigation and Commercial Trial, focusing on complex commercial matters such as accountant’s liability defense, copyright infringement litigation, and contract disputes.

Ms. Neimarlija has a diverse legal background. After completing her Political Science Degree, she was a legislative intern with the Utah Attorney General’s Office where she worked with the Attorney General as well as the Office’s Division of Securities. During law school, she interned at the Securities and Exchange Commission and served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Judge William A. Thorne, Jr. in the Utah Court of Appeals. Ms. Neimarlija also interned at the Special Department for War Crimes of the Prosecutor’s Office in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. As part of the prosecution team, she worked on war crimes cases that have had a significant impact on the Bosnian and international criminal law jurisprudence.

EDUCATION

  • University of Utah (B.A. 2002, Political Science, Economics)
  • University of Utah (German, minor)
  • University of Utah (International Relations Certificate)
  • S. J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah (J.D. 2008)

BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

  • Utah State Bar (2008)
  • Utah State District Court, District of Utah (2008)
  • Utah Supreme Court (2015)
  • United States Court of Federal Claims (2015)

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC INVOLVEMENT

  • Utah Appellate Courts Nominating Commission, 2017-2021
  • Board Member, Salt Lake County Bar Organization, 2012–present
  • Board Member, Federal Bar Association, 2014–present
  • Member, Utah Minority Bar Association, 2008–present
  • Member, David K. Watkins – Sutherland II American Inn of Court, 2010-present
  • President, Women Lawyers of Utah, 2012-2014
  • Chair of Membership and Publicity, Women Lawyers of Utah, 2009-2011
  • Ex Officio Utah State Bar Commissioner, 2014-2015
  • Board Member, Annual Women’s Leadership Conference, 2014
  • Committee Member, National Association of Women Judges (“NAWJ”) Annual Conference, 2015

HONORS & AWARDS

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