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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.

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