Age: 47

Spouse: Charlotte Miller

Children: Nic, 20; Annie, 16; and Bina, 14.

Education: Cottonwood High School, University of Utah with bachelor's in metallurgical engineering and law degree.

Professional experience: Private practice, defense attorney; chief deputy attorney Salt Lake County.

Political experience: none

Quote: "Many people thought I'd run for D.A. But you can do more as the attorney general. You can do more in civil law, in the policy of law enforcement. The attorney general has to do a lot more in that."