Elder Von G. Keetch
General Authority Seventy
Elder Von G. Keetch was sustained as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 4, 2015, at age 55. At the time of his call he had been serving as a member of the Fifth Quorum of the Seventy in the Salt Lake City Area and as chief outside counsel to the Church.
Elder Keetch received a bachelor's degree in political science from Brigham Young University in 1984. In 1987, he received a juris doctorate degree from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University. During 1988 and 1989, Elder Keetch served as a judicial clerk to Judge George C. Pratt of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Subsequently, he served as a judicial clerk to Chief Justice Warren E. Burger and Justice Antonin Scalia of the United States Supreme Court. He practiced law at Kirton McConkie from 1990 to 2015.
Elder Keetch has served in a number of Church callings, including full-time missionary in the Germany Düsseldorf Mission, bishop's counselor, stake president's counselor, stake president, and Area Seventy.
Elder Keetch is married to Bernice. They are the parents of six children and reside in Highland, Utah.
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