Jay is a partner at Warnock, Mackinlay, & Carman in the civil litigation department. He has been practicing law in Arizona since 1997 and has participated in hundreds of arbitrations, mediations, and court proceedings. He has been successful in complex cases requiring appearances throughout the United States, but he is equally comfortable assisting individuals in resolving more common disputes. He is active in the community and has donated countless hours of free legal advice to the less fortunate. He was recognized by the ASU Homeless Legal Assistance Project for having performed the most homeless shelter visits.
Jay is admitted to practice law before the highest state and federal courts in Arizona. He is also licensed to practice law before the Colorado Supreme Court, the United States Court of Federal Claims, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Jay graduated with honors from Arizona State University (B.A., Magna Cum Laude, 1993) and from Brigham Young University (J.D., Cum Laude, 1996). He has been married since 1992 and has six children. Jay speaks French fluently and enjoys competing in marathons and triathlons.
- 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
- Arizona, 1997
- Colorado, 1996
- U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 2003
- U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit, 2006
- U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 1998
- Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, Provo, Utah
- J.D. (Cum Laude) - 1996
- Law Review: BYU Editor, Note & Comment, 1995 - 1996
- Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
- B.A. (Magna Cum Laude) - 1993
- Honors: With Honors
- Major: French
- Zaire: The Positive Role of Religion in Nation Building , BYU Law Review, 1995 BYU Law Review 671, 1995
Honors and Awards
- Most Overall Shelter Visits--ASU Homeless Legal Assistance Project, 2001
- Scored in Top 5% of all examinees nationwide, Feb 1993 LSAT examination
Pro Bono Activities
- Boy Scouts of America, 1998 - Present
- Immigration Assistant, United States Senate, 1995 - 1996