Amy West is a lawyer and lobbyist who grew up in Provo, Utah, and is currently working and living in Salt Lake City, Utah.
For nearly six years, West worked as associate general counsel for the Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel. In that role, West helped legislators accomplish their policy goals, worked with executive branch agencies regarding developing policies, conducted legislative research, advised legislators on legal issues, wrote legal opinions, and drafted bills.
At the Legislature, West primarily drafted bills and advised on legal issues in the Business and Labor area, which included alcoholic beverage services, employment, financial institutions, and commerce (among other subjects). For two years, West also staffed the Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls Task Force, which was created to help address the crisis of murdered and missing indigenous people in Utah, and the Administrative Rules Review Committee.
West received her J.D. from J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University, where she worked as a Managing Executive Editor of the Brigham Young University Law Review.
Before her legal career, West received her B.A. in Communications from Brigham Young University and worked as a local news reporter and morning news anchor in Nebraska.
When West is not serving her clients, she enjoys running, reading, knitting, and rock climbing with her husband.