Kay Burningham, author of An American Fraud: One Lawyer’s Case against Mormonism, is a civil trial attorney with over 25 years experience in California and Utah, representing both corporate defendants and individual plaintiffs. She has litigated cases involving misrepresentation and fraud in the context of product liability warnings, health care disclosures, insurance coverage and employment and real-estate contracts.
Ms. Burningham has tried a variety of civil cases in San Diego Superior Court. In the early nineties she served as a San Diego Superior Court judge pro tem/civil settlement officer and arbitrator where she assisted in the resolution of a variety of civil cases. Since returning to Utah, she has tried cases in Utah District Court and has successfully argued before the Utah Supreme Court: Daniels v. Gamma West 2009 UT 66, 221 P.3d 256
The Author was born and raised in Bountiful, Utah and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for most of her life. In 2001, she officially resigned from the Mormon Church. Ms. Burningham is a member of the State Bar Associations of both Utah and California (inactive). She has two sons: Chris who is a chemical engineering graduate of UCSB and Danny, a computer engineering student at Barrett Honors College, ASU.