Michael L. Hutchings
Michael L. Hutchings has served as a trustee of the Ensign Peak Foundation since 1993. Michael has been involved in many historic preservation projects including Ensign Peak, Kirtland Flats, the Quincy City of Refuge 1838-39 project and many others.
Michael is a retired real estate developer, lawyer and judge. Michael was involved in many Utah land developments including the large Geneva Steel redevelopment project. He has represented many real estate interests and previously served for 15 years as a Third District Court Judge on the Utah state trial court bench. During his tenure, he served on many community boards and task forces including the Utah State Judicial Council and the editorial board of the Utah Bar Journal.
Michael graduated from the J. Reuben Clark Law School in 1979. While in law school he served as a member of the BYU Law Review. Michael is married to Marlene Hazelgren. Aside from their interests in the restoration of the gospel and Latter-day Saint history, they have 12 children and a growing posterity of grandchildren.