Writer and Speaker
Steven T. Collis is the author of the nonfiction book Deep Conviction and the novel At Any Cost. He is a research fellow at Stanford Law School and an equity partner at Holland & Hart LLP, where he was the chair of the firm’s nationwide religious institutions and First Amendment practice group. Prior to joining Stanford, Steven was an adjunct professor at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. He is a sought-after speaker to audiences across the United States, including foreign diplomats from countries in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and South America on behalf of the United States State Department. He has been interviewed by and quoted in various news outlets, including The Deseret News, Bloomberg, The Washington Times, Law360, The Salt Lake Tribune, The Denver Business Journal, Law Week Colorado, CBN News, and others.
Before embarking on his legal and writing career, Steven graduated magna cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif and served as an editor on the Michigan Law Review and the Michigan Journal of Race and Law. Steven also holds an M.F.A. in creative writing from Virginia Commonwealth University, where he served as the associate editor of the literary journal Blackbird. He completed his undergraduate studies, with university honors, at Brigham Young University.
Originally from New Mexico, Steven lives in California with his wife and children.