Scott Elder is a is a native of South Jordan, Utah. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in San Fernando, California where he developed an interest in ecumenical efforts, establishing collaborative relationships with leaders from other faiths. Scott graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelors of Science in Psychology. Upon entering the J. Reuben Clark Law School, he became interested in continuing the law school’s efforts in promoting religious freedom and civil rights throughout the world, and volunteered to be a member of the Law and Religion Symposium. Scott was able to spend his summer in Chief Justice Matthew Durrant’s chambers at the Utah Supreme Court as an extern. Scott is a dedicated husband and father of two young boys that loves spending time with his family.