Archived News

D|J|P Summer Scholars

Committed to community and mentoring youth, Durham Jones & Pinegar is hosting two motivated students from Bronxdale High School in New York for a Summer Scholar internship. Merary Martinez and Ivelisse Fernandez were chosen to participate in the firm’s second... Read More

Durham Jones & Pinegar Elects Two New Shareholders

LEHI, November 1, 2015 – The law firm of Durham Jones & Pinegar elected two new shareholders to the firm, effective November 1, 2015. The new shareholders include Jordan K. Cameron and Aaron R. Harris. D|J|P is a leading law... Read More

D|J|P Welcomes Four New Attorneys

D|J|P welcomes four new attorneys to three of its Utah offices. The addition of the new associates will raise D|J|P’s attorney count to 91, positioning the firm as one of the largest in Utah.   James Larson joins the firm’s... Read More

N. Todd Leishman Named Attorney of the Year

Salt Lake City – Best Lawyers in America named 22 Durham Jones & Pinegar attorneys on its annual list. The 2016 rankings also included N. Todd Leishman as Salt Lake City Lawyer of the Year in the area of mergers... Read More

Durham Jones & Pinegar Elects 2015 Board of Directors

Salt Lake City – Shareholders at Durham Jones & Pinegar appointed nine attorneys to the firm’s Board of Directors Wednesday. The nine-member Board of Directors will serve for one year. Those elected to the board include Mark L. Astling, Richard... Read More

Thirty-One D|J|P Attorneys Listed as Legal Elite

Salt Lake City – Utah Business Magazine ranked thirty-one attorneys from Durham Jones & Pinegar on its 2015 Legal Elite list. Selected by their peers, the annual list honors attorneys who have been practicing for more than five years. The... Read More

Durham Jones & Pinegar Ranked in 2015 Best Law Firms

Salt Lake City – U.S. News and Best Lawyers ranked eleven Durham Jones & Pinegar practice areas in the Utah Metropolitan Tier 1 category. The rankings were released in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” edition. An additional eight practice areas... Read More

Michael J. Thomas Joins Durham Jones & Pinegar

St. George, Utah – Associate Michael J. Thomas joined the St. George office of Durham Jones & Pinegar. Thomas will practice in the firm’s litigation section and he will focus on contract disputes, professional liability, product liability, insurance defense and... Read More

Provo Office Relocates to Thanksgiving Park

Salt Lake City – The Provo office of Durham Jones & Pinegar relocated to a new building in Thanksgiving Park in Lehi, Utah on Oct. 10. The recently constructed office will allow attorneys to better serve Utah and Salt Lake... Read More

Shareholder A. Howard Lundgren Passes Away

With great sadness, Durham Jones & Pinegar announced that Shareholder A. Howard Lundgren passed away on September 4, 2014. Howard worked at Durham Jones & Pinegar since 2007, where he served as the chair of the firm’s Family Law department.... Read More

Three Attorneys Join Durham Jones & Pinegar

Durham Jones & Pinegar welcomed three new attorneys including Shareholder Evan A. Schmutz and Associates Rebecca G. Van Tassell and Christopher D. Wade. Schmutz joins D|J|P after returning from serving as a mission president for the LDS church. He has... Read More

Craig S. Newman and Anthony R. Ager Join Las Vegas Office

Durham Jones & Pinegar welcomes Craig S. Newman and Anthony R. Ager as shareholders in its Las Vegas office. Both attorneys focus their practices on litigation matters. Newman’s practice concentrates on a variety of matters including complex business disputes, commercial... Read More

Mountain States Super Lawyers Ranks 27 D|J|P Attorneys

Twenty-seven Durham Jones & Pinegar attorneys were named to the Mountain States Super Lawyers rankings released Wednesday. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.... Read More

Chambers USA Ranks Four Durham Jones & Pinegar Attorneys

Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business ranked Durham Jones & Pinegar, and four D|J|P Corporate/M&A attorneys, in its 2014 rankings. Shareholders P. Christian Anderson, N. Todd Leishman, Kevin R. Pinegar and Thomas R. Taylor were named on the annual list.... Read More

Mark L. Astling Appointed to Board of Directors

Salt Lake City — Shareholders at Durham Jones & Pinegar elected Mark L. Astling to serve on the firm’s Board of Directors. Astling practices in the firm’s Business & Finance section where he advises a spectrum of corporate and individual... Read More

ACG Utah Names Wilson Electronics as Dealmaker of the Year

The Utah Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG Utah) has honored southern Utah manufacturer Wilson Electronics with the organization’s 2014 ACG Utah Dealmaker of the Year Award  SALT LAKE CITY  – ACG Utah has a long tradition of... Read More

Durham Jones & Pinegar Hires Three Attorneys

Salt Lake City– Three attorneys joined the Salt Lake City offices of Durham Jones & Pinegar including Warde S. Allan, Spencer D. Critchett and Jonathan H. Hoagland. Durham Jones & Pinegar has 92 attorneys throughout the firm’s five offices. Allan... Read More

Shane Clayton Joins Durham Jones & Pinegar

Las Vegas — Attorney Shane W. Clayton joined the Las Vegas office of Durham Jones & Pinegar. Clayton, a shareholder, is a member of the firm’s Litigation section. His practice focuses on commercial litigation, construction law, insurance coverage litigation and... Read More

Durham Jones & Pinegar Names Practice Group Chairs

Salt Lake City — The Board of Directors of Durham Jones & Pinegar has appointed shareholders of the firm to chair its six major practice groups for 2014.  The firm has 93 lawyers in five offices, four in Utah and... Read More

Durham Jones & Pinegar Elects Three New Board Members

Salt Lake City — Shareholders at Durham Jones & Pinegar elected nine shareholders of the firm to its Board of Directors Jan. 7. Board members, serving one-year terms, include: Managing Partner Kevin R. Pinegar, Paul M. Durham, Richard M. Hymas,... Read More

Thirty-Six Durham Jones & Pinegar Attorneys Named Legal Elite

Salt Lake City –Utah Business Magazine honored thirty-six attorneys from Durham Jones & Pinegar in its 2014 “Legal Elite” distinctions. Published annually, “Legal Elite” honors lawyers who are selected by their peers in a statewide balloting process. Each lawyer listed... Read More

Durham Jones & Pinegar Names New Shareholders

Salt Lake City — The law firm of Durham Jones & Pinegar elected three new shareholders to the firm, effective Nov. 1. The shareholders include Ian S. Davis, Michael S. Malmborg and Jessica G. Peterson. Mr. Davis practices in the... Read More

Women Lawyers of Utah Honors Durham Jones & Pinegar

Salt Lake City — Durham Jones & Pinegar is pleased to announce that it has been named the Women Lawyers of Utah (WLU) 2013 Outstanding Women Lawyers Supporter (OWLS) Award Recipient. A newly established honor, the OWLS Award is presented... Read More

D|J|P Represents Enray

Durham Jones & Pinegar was pleased to represent Enray, Inc., a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium organic, gluten-free ancient grain products, including sprouted and non-sprouted grains, pasta, and cookies, which are primarily sold under its flagship brand, truRoots®,  in... Read More

Best Lawyers Ranks Durham Jones & Pinegar as Tier 1 Law Firm

Salt Lake City – U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers named 19 Durham Jones & Pinegar attorneys on the 2014 “Best Law Firms” ranking. The ranking also listed founder Paul M. Durham (Litigation-Real Estate), Shareholder Steven J. McCardell (Litigation... Read More

Russell K. Smith Honored by Utah Bar Association

Salt Lake City — The Business Law Section of the Utah Bar Association has honored attorney Russell K. Smith as the 2012-2013 Distinguished Business Law Practitioner of the Year. Smith, a shareholder with Durham Jones & Pinegar (D|J|P) who chairs... Read More

Durham Jones & Pinegar Expands to Utah County

Salt Lake City – The law firm Durham Jones & Pinegar (D|J|P) announced that it has expanded business into Utah County and that five former directors of the law firm Hill Johnson & Schmutz have joined D|J|P as shareholders. In... Read More

Durham Jones & Pinegar Elects New Board Members

Salt Lake City — The law firm Durham Jones & Pinegar (D|J|P) announced the election of its Board of Directors. Newly elected members are Steven J. McCardell, Brick G. Power and David P. “Dade” Rose. McCardell, a shareholder in the... Read More

Mike Malmborg Named Weber County Bar President-Elect

The Weber County Bar Association elected Durham Jones & Pinegar Associate Michael S. Malmborg as the 2013 President-Elect. Malmborg will take office in 2014 as the bar’s president. He has been a member of the Weber County Bar Association since... Read More

Four Shareholders Added to Durham Jones & Pinegar

Salt Lake City — The law firm of Durham Jones & Pinegar announced that four associate attorneys have been elected as shareholders effective Nov. 1. The four new shareholders are Patrick E. Johnson, Erin T. Middleton, Jason P. Nixon and... Read More

Durham Jones & Pinegar Named Leading Firm in Utah

Salt Lake City – U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers named 17 Durham Jones & Pinegar attorneys on the 2013 “Best Law Firms” ranking. The ranking listed Kevin R. Pinegar, D|J|P’s Managing Partner, as Lawyer of the Year, in... Read More

Attorney Jessica G. Peterson to Lead Women Lawyer’s Group

Salt Lake City – Bankruptcy attorney Jessica Peterson has been selected to head Durham Jones & Pinegar’s Women Lawyers Group. Peterson is a six-year associate with the firm. She practices in the areas of bankruptcy & creditors’ rights, and litigation.... Read More

Shareholder Sherwood Cook Named to Nevada Legal Elite

Las Vegas – Durham Jones & Pinegar attorney Sherwood Cook has been named to Nevada’s Legal Elite by Nevada Business Magazine. Cook is a shareholder in the firm’s Las Vegas office. His practice covers a variety of business-related transactions including emerging... Read More

Attorney Elisabeth Smith Joins Durham Jones & Pinegar

Salt Lake City – Durham Jones & Pinegar has hired Elisabeth C. Smith as an associate in the firm’s Salt Lake City office. Smith’s practice will focus on a wide variety of corporate and securities law matters, including mergers and... Read More

Complaint Filed Against Chevron Pipe Line Company

Salt Lake City – The law firm of Durham Jones & Pinegar filed a complaint today against Chevron Pipe Line Company in U.S. District Court in Salt Lake City. The complaint, filed on behalf of 66 plaintiffs, alleges damages arising... Read More

Karen Azenberg Announced as PTC’s New Artistic Director

Salt Lake City Pioneer Theatre Company announced that Karen Azenberg has been appointed Artistic Director of the theatre, effective July 1, 2012. Ms. Azenberg will succeed Charles Morey, who will step down as PTC’s Artistic Director after twenty-eight years, on... Read More

Elijah L. Milne Joins Durham Jones & Pinegar

Elijah L. Milne recently joined the St. George office of Durham Jones & Pinegar as an Of Counsel attorney. Milne received his B.A. from Brigham Young University in 2003. He graduated, summa cum laude, from Michigan State University College of... Read More

Durham Jones & Pinegar Creates Intellectual Property Section

SALT LAKE CITY – Durham Jones & Pinegar, one of Utah’s largest law firms, has created an Intellectual Property Law Section. The practice section is chaired by shareholder Kevin Johanson. The firm added its first intellectual property attorneys to its... Read More

Tim Wheelwright Quoted in Daily Herald

Tim Wheelwright, Chair of our Immigration Law Practice Group, discusses Utah’s new immigration law which creates a migrant worker program with the Nuevo Leon Migrant Attention Center. Click here to view the article.

D|J|P Hires Two New IP Attorneys

Salt Lake City— Attorneys Clinton E. Duke and Colby C. Nuttall have joined the law firm of Durham Jones & Pinegar. Duke graduated from Harvard Law School in 2003. He received his B.A. in Philosophy from Brigham Young University in... Read More

Terry Wade Rejoins Durham Jones & Pinegar Law

St. George — St. George attorney, Terry Wade, recently re-joined the law firm of Durham Jones & Pinegar (D|J|P) after serving as a mission president for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Asuncion, Paraguay. Wade has practiced... Read More

Tom Taylor Joins Durham Jones & Pinegar

July 6, 2010 Salt Lake City — Law firm Durham Jones & Pinegar (DJP) is pleased to announce that Thomas R. Taylor has joined the firm as a shareholder in its Salt Lake City office. Tom practices in the areas of... Read More

Attorney Peter Donaldson Joins D|J|P

December 1, 2009 D|J|P is pleased to announce a new attorney has joined the firm. Peter H. Donaldson will practice as an associate as part of the D|J|P’s Litigation and Real Estate Sections in the firm’s Salt Lake office. Mr. Donaldson comes... Read More

D|J|P Shareholder Tim Wheelwright Quoted in Deseret News

November 20, 2009 Tim Wheelwright, chair of D|J|P’s Immigration Law Practice Group, was quoted as a resource on immigration law in an article published in the Deseret News newspaper regarding federal immigration audits targeting some local Utah businesses. Click here to view the article.

Tom Burns and Mike Leavitt Become Shareholders

October 26, 2009 D|J|P is pleased to announce that Tom Burns and Mike Leavitt have been elected shareholders of the firm. Tom Burns is a member of D|J|P’s Family Law Section and practices in the firm’s Salt Lake office. Mike Leavitt’s practice focuses on general civil litigation in the firm’s... Read More

Three New Attorneys Join D|J|P

October 20, 2009 D|J|P is pleased to announce three new attorneys have joined the firm. Bankruptcy attorney Bob Nelson will practice as an Of Counsel attorney with D|J|P’s Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Section in the firm’s Salt Lake office. Mr. Nelson comes... Read More

Corporate Tax Attorney Mark Astling Joins D|J|P

June 1, 2009 Durham Jones & Pinegar is pleased to announce Mark Astling has joined the firm as an associate. Mr. Astling’s area of expertise is corporate taxation. He comes to D|J|P from the Salt Lake office of Stoel Rives, where he practiced... Read More