Lonnie grew up in the small town of Delta, Utah, with a watchful eye upon his father, Eldon Eliason, who served as Millard County Attorney for over twenty years, and operated a successful family law practice for over 40 years.
Lonnie received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah in communications, with emphasis on English and Political Science. He received his Juris Doctor degree at Oklahoma City University where he was a member of the Phi Alpha Delta Honor Society.
Lonnie clerked for the New York City law firm of Reavis and McGrath which later merged with Fullbright and Jaworski – one of the nations largest firms. Following law school, Lonnie was employed by a top Oklahoma City firm, Hastie and Kirschner. After being recruited to return to Utah, Lonnie joined a mid-sized Salt Lake City firm, where he handled all Utah litigation matters for the largest Cellular Phone Company in the United States.
In 1990 Lonnie launched his solo practice in Midvale. He recently moved to newer more client-accessible offices in Murray
Law Offices of Lonnie Eliason
5782 South 900 East
Murray, UT 84121
A member of the Utah State Bar and the Oklahoma State Bar, Lonnie has served as a section supervisor of the Utah State Bar Examiner’s Committee for over 20 years, both drafting and grading State Bar Exam questions for new applicants.
Lonnie is happily married to Karlene Hanna of Walnut Creek, California; and they are the parents of four children, Kristen, Lauren, Eric and Alex. Hobbies include traveling with family, golf, watching college football and professional baseball. He also loves hanging out with his new grandson, Kaden.