About Me

Areas of Expertise

  • Asset Protection

  • Business Law

  • Estate Planning

  • Real Estate Law

  • Wills and Trusts


  • Wills, trusts and other asset protection and estate planning documents 

  • Forming corporations, limited liability companies, and limited partnerships

  • Drafting and reviewing business and real estate documents


  • B. A. in Communications from Brigham Young University (1980)

  • Served in student government 

  • Member of the ASBYU Honor Council

  • Member of the Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society

  • Graduated summa cum laude

  • Juris Doctorate from the J. Reuben Clark Law School (1983)

  • Member of the Utah State Bar since 1983

  • Licensed real estate agent since 1983

  • Investment advisor representative since 2012


Honors and Awards:

  • National Dean’s List 

  • Outstanding senior in speech and interpersonal communications 

  • Author and editor for the Journal of Legal Studies

  • Member of the Natural Resources Law Forum

  • Member of Phi Delta Phi


John has owned and managed several businesses, served as corporate counsel for numerous companies, and sat on the board of directors of many others.

John and his wife Diane are the parents of four children, Michael, Jennifer, Christine, and Camille. They currently reside in Provo, Utah.