Pro Bono Volunteer of the Month-October 2021
Marjorie Guymon, Goldsmith & Guymon, P.C.
Marjorie Guymon is originally from Northern California but received her Juris Doctor from J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University in 1993. She formed her firm, Goldsmith & Guymon, P.C., with Dara Goldsmith in 1996. They agreed to focus on community service, whether through legal representation or volunteer hours for the county and state bar organizations, monetary donations, and the like. She has been married for 27 years and has a son at the University of Utah.
Marjorie has been a great asset to the Pro Bono Project through her commitment to assisting participants in the Family Law Ask-A-Lawyer program. She volunteers on a regular basis and helps recruit attorneys from her firm to do the same.
We asked Marjorie to share why she does pro bono work. She explained, “our firm recognizes the community need for free and discounted legal services. Without pro bono service, many people would go without legal representation and suffer injustice. We feel an obligation to help prevent that from happening.”
We asked Marjorie to share a story about a memorable client and how she helped them. She responded, “I have lots, but the most righteous one I recall is assisting a woman in setting aside a decree of divorce fraudulently obtained without her knowledge in order to preserve her health insurance benefits while she was going through chemotherapy.”
For her commitment to pro bono, we honor Marjorie Guymon as our October Volunteer of the Month.