Robert was raised in Southern Utah. He worked in his family’s construction business, and put himself through undergraduate and law school pouring concrete. He has developed a reputable construction business, and real estate law practice, customizing contracts, negotiating transactions and successfully prosecuting contracts, liens, bonds and other claims. Robert lectures regularly and works with businesses from formation through complex transactions and litigation.
EducationJ. Reuben Clark Law School, JD (1996)Executive Editor, Education and Law JournalScholarly Writing Award, “Advancing Education… State Constitutions.”Brigham Young University, cum laude, with honors (B.A., 1993)Professional Associations(UBA) Utah Bar Association, Construction Section(SUBA) Southern Utah Bar Association, President (1999)(NAHB) National Association of Home Builders(SUHBA) Southern Utah Home Builders Association, (Education Committee)(AGC) Associated General Contractors(BIA) Building Industry Association of Iron CountyHonors, Achievements and CommunityAV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell (2017)Political Involvement, County Party Chair (2016)Utah’s Legal Elite, Utah Business (2008-2011)State Licensed CE Instructor, DOC Division of Real Estate (2009-2014)State Licensed CE Instructor, DOC Mortgage (2009-2011)Presented SeminarsFree Seminar on Construction Contract Tips (2017, 2016, 2015)Mechanics Liens and Bond Claims (2003-2016)State Construction Registry / Lien Recovery Fund (2004-2016)Legislative Updates in the Construction Industry (2005-2016)Construction Insurance (2007-2016)Construction Contracts, Warranties & Threat of Suit (2006-2016)Lecture Forums(DSC) Dixie State College;(SUBA) Southern Utah Bar Association;(SUHBA) Southern Utah Homebuilders Association;(IBC) Iron County Builders Association;(AGC) American General Contractors Association;(SUBIC) Southern Utah Building Industry Conference;National Association of Professional Mortgage Women;Many other organizations, private businesses and clients.Honors, Achievements and CommunityConsistently recognized in Utah Business’ list of Legal Elite, as being one of Utah’s premier attorneys, in areas including Contracts, Construction, and Real Estate in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011State Licensed CE Instructor, DOC Division of Real Estate (2009-2011)State Licensed CE Instructor, DOC Mortgage (2009-2011)BV Rating, Martindale-HubbellInterestsRunningBikingLake Powell