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Chad J. Pomeroy

Professor of Law | Co-Director of the Institute on World Legal Programs in Innsbruck, Austria
| James N. Castleberry, Jr. Chair of Oil and Gas Law


Contact Information


  • J.D., summa cum laude, Brigham Young University, 2001
  • B.S., Brigham Young University, 1998
  • A.S., Weber State University, 1996

License to Practice

  • Utah

Specialties and Courses

  • Property
  • Business Associations
  • CC&R and Foreclosures
  • Property Tax
  • Civil Forfeiture and Property Rights
  • Foreclosure


After graduating from Brigham Young University law school in 2001, Pomeroy practiced law for a decade as an associate attorney and as a partner for multiple firms in Utah. He primarily practiced transactional law, with an emphasis on real estate and other property issues.

He has taught at St. Mary’s since 2011. A full professor, he holds the Turcotte R.C. Chair in Oil and Gas. He teaches a variety of business and property-focused classes, including Oil and Gas, Mortgages, Property and Business Associations.


Articles in a Periodical


  • Well Enough Alone, University of Alabama (September 2016)
  • All Your Air Right are Belong to Us, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (March 30, 2015)
  • Think Twice: Charging Orders and Creditor Property Rights, Southeastern Area Law Schools Annual Conference, Palm Beach, Florida (August 8, 2013)
  • A Theoretical Case for Standardized Vesting Documents, JRCLS Law Professor Conference, Washington D.C. (January 4, 2012)
  • Ending Surprise Liens on Real Property, University of New Mexico School of Law (November 22, 2010)
  • Ending Surprise Liens on Real Property, Hamline University School of Law (November 30, 2010)