Congratulations to the  2017 Mountain States 2017 SuperLawyers and Rising Stars. We are especially pleased to announce that three Durham Jones & Pinegar Shareholders were named in the Top 100 this year: Randall B. Bateman – Intellectual Property, David W. Tufts – Business Litigation and Steven J. McCardell – Creditor/Debtor Rights.  The complete list includes (by practice area):Mountain States 2017 SuperLawyers Bankruptcy

  • Kenneth L. Cannon II – Salt Lake City
  • Duane H. Gillman – Salt Lake City
  • Penrod W. Keith –  Salt Lake City

Business Litigation

  • Philip M. Ballif – Salt Lake City
  • Peter H. Donaldson – Salt Lake City
  • J. Mark Gibb – Salt Lake City
  • James D. Gilson- Salt Lake City
  • Craig S. Newman- Las Vegas
  • Michael D. Rawlins – Las Vegas
  • David W. Tufts – Salt Lake City


  • Kevin R. Pinegar – Salt Lake City

Creditor/Debtor Rights

  • Steve J.  McCardell – Salt Lake City

Elder Law

  • Kim Boyer – Las Vegas

Employment Litigation Defense

  • Richard M. Hymas – Salt Lake City


  • Brad R. Cahoon – Salt Lake City

Estate Planning and Probate

  • Gregory N. Barrick – Salt Lake City
  • Robert L. Bolick – Las Vegas/Lehi

Intellectual Property

  • Randall B. Bateman – Salt Lake City

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • N. Todd Leishman – Salt Lake City
  • Thomas R. Taylor – Salt Lake City

Real Estate

  • Paul M. Durham – Salt Lake City

Securities & Corporate Finance

  • Jeffrey M. Jones – Salt Lake City


  • Mark L. Astling – Salt Lake City

Mountain States 2017 Rising Stars

Business Litigation

  • Jessica Griffin Anderson – Lehi
  • Cole L. Bingham – Lehi
  • Jordan K. Cameron – Lehi
  • Elijah L. Milne – St. George
  • Matthew J. Orme – Salt Lake City

Civil Litigation/Defense

  • Ashley M. Gregson – Salt Lake City
  • R. Blake Hamilton – Salt Lake City

Estate Planning & Probate

  • Jonathan H. Hoagland – Salt Lake City

Family Law

  • Bradley S. Slighting – Las Vegas

General Litigation

  • Melinda H. Birrell – Salt Lake City
  • Aaron Harris – Lehi

Real Estate

  • J. Tayler Fox – Salt Lake City


“We are proud of all of our attorneys and all of our staff and support and administrative personnel. The culture of the firm supports the development of our people and this kind of peer group recognition is just one indication of the quality of work done by our folks. Thank you all for the hard work and for your contributions.” – Kevin R. Pinegar, President, Managing Partner