Joelle S. Kesler


Joelle Kesler has been an attorney with Dart Adamson & Donovan since she began practicing law in 2006. Joelle has focused her practice on business litigation, particularly working to assist clients in resolving complex commercial, business, and real estate issues. Joelle also has a depth of experience working with small businesses on items such as business formation and change of ownership.

Joelle is a skilled researcher, writer, and drafter who has a diverse skill set including dispute resolution, advocacy, and mediation. She brings over thirteen years of practice experience and a strong ability to problem solve and empathize with clients to each case she takes on.


  • University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, J.D., 2006
    • William H. Leary Scholar, 2006
    • CALI Awards for Constitutional Law, Land Use Control, and Environmental Dispute Resolution, 2004-06
    • College of Law Award for Advanced Real Estate Drafting, 2006
    • Representation in Mediation Competition Team Member, 2006
  • University of Utah, B.S. Political Science; B.S. Speech Communication, 2002
    • Cum Laude

Bar Admissions:

  • Utah, 2006
  • U.S. District Court, District of Utah, 2006

Professional Associations:

  • American Bar Association
  • Utah State Bar Association: Litigation Section
  • Young Lawyers Division (Chair of High School Debate Committee, 2008-2009)
  • Salt Lake County Bar Association


  • “Utah Legal Elite” for Civil Litigation, Utah Business Magazine, 2011-2012, 2016