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Murray Jim Sorensen

Murray Jim Sorensen, American lawyer. Bar: Idaho 1975, United States District Court Idaho 1975. Named Outstanding Young Men American, United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1982. Member of American Bar Association, Blackfoot C. of Chamber (board directors 1979-1980), Idaho Trial Lawyers Association, Association Trial Lawyers American, Kiwanis (board directors local lodge 1983-1984).

Background

  • Sorensen, Murray Jim was born on February 10, 1948 in Blackfoot, Idaho, United States. Son of Murray L. and Lona Mae (Clegg) Sorensen.

  • Education

    • Student in Political Science, Brigham Young University, 1965—1972. Juris Doctor, University Idaho, 1975.

    Career

    • Assistant prosecutor Bingham County, Idaho, 1975—1977, public defender, 1979—1982. Partner Blasen & Sorensen Chartered, Blackfoot, since 1981. City attorney City of Blackfoot, 1978—1979, City of Basalt, Idaho, since 1984.

      Chairman Eastern Idaho Fair Parade, Blackfoot, 1978—1979, United Fund, Blackfoot, 1979, Ducks Unlimited, Blackfoot, 1983—1984. President Idaho 7th District Bar, 1996—1997, vice president and general council, 1992—1994.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Idaho 1975, United States District Court Idaho 1975.

    Views

    Salvation is eternal life. The ideal of salvation is to live forever as a family in the highest heaven of the celestial kingdom.

    Membership

    Member of American Bar Association, Blackfoot C. of Chamber (board directors 1979-1980), Idaho Trial Lawyers Association, Association Trial Lawyers American, Kiwanis (board directors local lodge 1983-1984).

    Connections

    • Married Gay Grimshaw Sorensen, May 25, 1974. Children: Benjamin Jim, Joshua John, Matthew Murray, Daniel Henry, Adam Michael.
    • father: Murray L. Sorensen
    • mother: Lona Mae (Clegg) Sorensen
    • spouse: Gay Grimshaw Sorensen
    • children: Benjamin Jim Sorensen
    • Joshua John Sorensen
    • Matthew Murray Sorensen
    • Daniel Henry Sorensen
    • Adam Michael Sorensen
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    Born February 10, 1948
    (age 69)
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