A longtime associate and supporter of the International Center for Law and Religion Studies, Patrick Thurston is an attorney with the law firm Kirton & McConkie, where his practice covers a broad range of international matters, including corporate legal structure issues, not-for-profit matters, real estate sales and acquisitions, and other international transactions. He also assists clients with a variety of domestic business and corporate matters. Since July 2008, Patrick has worked in the Dominican Republic, supervising a client’s legal matters in the Caribbean area, including corporate work, legal compliance, employment, immigration, real estate acquisition, construction, and legal compliance issues. Before joining Kirton & McConkie in 2006, Mr. Thurston practiced law in the Phoenix, Arizona, metropolitan area, assisting clients with general corporate, international, and estate planning matters. Mr. Thurston received a bachelor’s degree in History, cum laude, University Honors, from Brigham Young University, and a master’s degree from San Diego State University in Latin American Studies. He had a Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship at Brigham Young University and received a juris doctor degree from J. Reuben Clark Law School, where he was Lead Note and Comment Editor of the BYU Law Review and a member of the Jessop International Moot Court Team.