James Ahlstrom

James Ahlstrom

West Bountiful Planning Commission
  • Business Law, Estate Planning, Real Estate Law ...
  • Utah
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Mr. Ahlstrom is a member of the firm’s commercial litigation group. He has handled a broad range of litigation matters before federal and state courts including construction disputes (including mechanics’ lien defense and foreclosure actions), landlord/tenant disputes (including unlawful detainer actions), contract disputes, land use and zoning disputes, real property/real estate disputes, government and regulatory issues, and debtor/creditor relations.

In addition, Mr. Ahlstrom has specialized experience in issues that involve professional employer organizations, traditional employee leasing companies, and secured transactions (Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code). He also has resolved disputes regarding non-competition and non-solicitation agreements and general aspects of employer good will and intellectual property/trade secrets.

Mr. Ahlstrom is a member of the West Bountiful City Council and served on the West Bountiful Planning Commission from 2004 – 2011.

Mr. Ahlstrom has been awarded an AV rating, the highest awarded by Martindale-Hubbell. He is recognized by Best Lawyers in America in Commercial Litigation. In 2011-2014 he was recognized by Benchmark Litigation as one of its “Future Stars” based on feedback from clients and peers. He was recognized by Mountain States Super Lawyers in business litigation and has been continuously listed in Utah Business magazine as one of Utah’s Legal Elite.

Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Arbitration & Mediation
Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
Construction Law
Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Additional Practice Areas
  • Commercial Litigation Services
  • Administrative and Regulatory
  • Contract Dispute Attorneys
  • Federal and State Courts
  • Real Estate Attorneys
  • Land Use and Zoning
  • Trusts
  • Probate, Estate and Trust Litigation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English
Professional Experience
Former, member & chair (2004-2011)
West Bountiful Planning Commission
For the Honorable Charles E. Jones, Vice Chief Justice of the Arizona Supreme Court
West Bountiful City Council
Member of the Real Property section and Litigation section
Utah State Bar
Brigham Young University
J.D. (1998)
Activities: Order of the Coif, Editor-in-Chief, Brigham Young University Law Review, Member of the Trial Advocacy Program
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Brigham Young University
B.A. (1994) | History
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AV rating
Professional Associations
Utah State Bar  # 08704
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Websites & Blogs
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Contact & Map
Parr Brown Gee & Loveless
101 S 200 E
Suite 700
Salt Lake City , UT 84111
Telephone: (801) 257-7901