Joseph Wise

Lima, Peru

Joseph Wise is from Sunnyside, Washington, is married and has three children.  Joseph served a mission to Latvia and speaks Latvian and Spanish. He attended BYU as an undergraduate, studying History, while teaching Latvian at the MTC. After completion of his undergraduate degree Joseph taught Math at an alternative high school and prepared for the LSAT. A second-year law student, he is interning at the Utah County Attorney’s office, criminal division.  Joseph was sent by the ICLRS to Lima to work for the Area Legal Counsel of the LDS Church, where he learned a great deal, both about the legal affairs of the Church and about the reality of practicing law in a civil law country. He spent the rest of the summer working for the Center on the Treatise, and thoroughly enjoyed that experience.