Hon. Narda E. Beas-Nordell, JD

Title: Tribal Juvenile Judge
Company: Ute Tribal Court Uintah and Ouray Reservation
Location: Millcreek, Utah, United States

Hon. Narda E. Beas-Nordell, JD, Tribal Juvenile Judge at Ute Tribal Court Uintah and Ouray Reservation, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in law. 

The Hon. Beas-Nordell is a juvenile court judge in the juvenile division of the Ute Indian Tribal Court of the Uintah & Ouray Reservation in Fort Duchesne, Utah, a position she has held since 2019. Prior to this, she was a tribal court judge of Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation in Utah from 2012 to 2019. Previously, she served as a deputy district attorney in the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s office, Screening Department, Justice Division, in Salt Lake City, Utah from 2015 to 2017. She also worked in the district attorney’s office in the juvenile division from 2008 to 2016 and was part of the special victim team from 2007 to 2008. Her career began in 1985, when she taught students as a teacher for the Granite school district in Salt Lake City, Utah, a position she held until 1989. 

The Hon. Beas-Nordell earned her Bachelor of Science at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City in 1985. She performed an internship at the Utah Attorney General’s Office, criminal litigation division, in Salt Lake City in 1990. Continuing her education, she graduated from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law in 1992 with a Doctor of Jurisprudence. She is also a Eucharist Minister for Our Lady of Lourdes in Salt Lake City, a position she has held since 2000. She attributes her career success to being an overachiever and in the next five years, plans to continue working in tribal and juvenile law.

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