Jeffrey P. Minear
Jeffrey P. Minear is currently Counselor to the Chief Justice of the United States. He previously served as an Assistant to the Solicitor General of the United States and has argued 56 cases before the Supreme Court.
Minear received a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Utah, a master’s degree in resource policy and management from the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources, and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Michigan Law School.
Following law school, he served as a judicial clerk for Judge Monroe G. McKay of the Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Minear has held appointments as a visiting professor at Washington and Lee University School of Law and the University of Utah College of Law, and as an adjunct professor at Georgetown Law Center. He has received the Rex Lee Advocacy Award, the Attorney General’s Distinguished Service Award, and the Department of Justice’s John Marshall Award.