JAMES C. JENKINS (contact jcj@oh-pc.com)


James C. Jenkins, born in Logan, Utah. Admitted to Bar: 1976, Utah.

Education: University of Utah (B.A., Finance, 1972); Gonzaga University (J.D., 1976).

Professional Experience: Mr. Jenkins has over 30 years of litigation expertise in both trial and appellate practice involving both civil and criminal litigation, and in mediation and arbitration. He is the former Chief Prosecutor of Rich County and Cache County. His practice focuses on civil litigation appeals and mediation, business, banking, real estate matters, family law, and municipal law. Rated AV Martindale-Hubbell®.

Associations and Affiliations: Cache County Bar Association; Utah State Bar Association; Utah Bar Litigation Section, 1996-98; Utah Statewide Association of Public Attorneys (1978-1995); American Bar Association (Litigation Section, Trial Practice Committee, 1986-98). Admitted: U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Tax Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit; Utah Supreme Court; U.S. District Court of Utah; U.S. Bankruptcy Court of Utah.

Offices: Member, American Bar Association Advisory Panel; President, Utah State Bar, 1998-1999; Member, Utah Judicial Council, 1996-99; Judicial Conduct Commission (Chairman 1996-97); Commissioner, Utah State Bar, 1993-99; Board Member, Utah Department of Public Safety, Crime Laboratory Advisory Board, 1992-1998; Deputy Cache County Attorney, 1981-95 (Chief Deputy 1989- 1995); Chairman, Logan City Board of Adjustment, 1978-80; Rich County Attorney, 1978-81; U.S. Bankruptcy Trustee, 1977-86; Instructor and Guest Lecturer, Utah State University, 1976; Captain, U.S. Army, retired.

Practice Areas: Dispute Resolution, Mediation, Negotiation, Civil and Complex Litigation, Arbitration, Appeals, Business Transactions and Contracts, Shareholder and Partner Disputes, Financial Disputes, Mergers and Acquisitions, Real Property, Corporations Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies, Family Disputes and Adoptions, Accidents Personal Injury and Torts, Estate Planning and Probate

Reported Cases: Patterson v. Patterson, 266 P.3rd 828 (Utah 2011); Neff v. Neff, 247 P.3d 380, (Utah 2011); Peterson v. Jackson, 253 P.3d 1096, (2011 Utah App.); Gittins v. Smithfield City, 185 P.3rd 1133 (Utah App. 2009); Groetken v. Davis (In re Davis), 35 Fed. 826, (2002 U.S. App. 10th Cir.); Callan v. Sports Acadamy, Inc., 2001 UT App. 184 (Utah App. 2001); Groetken v. Davis (In re Davis), Bankr, 246 B.R. 646, (2000 BAP 10th Cir.); Dairy Product Services, Inc. v. City of Wellsville, 13 P.3d 581 (Utah 2000); Gordon v. CRS Consulting Engineers Inc., 820 P.2d 492 (Utah App. 1991); Hansen v. Stewart, 761 P.2d 14 (Utah 1988); Henderson v. For-Shor Co., 757 P.2d 465 (Utah App. 1988); State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co. v. Mastbaum, 748 P.2d 1042 (Utah 1987); Johnston v. Stocker, 685 P.2d 539 (Utah 1984); Jepsen v. Tenhoeve, 656 P.2d 427 (Utah 1982); Kohler v. Garden City, 639 P.2d 162 (Utah 1981).

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