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Robert Fugal

Robert Fugal

Bird & Fugal
  • Bankruptcy, Estate Planning, Tax Law...
  • Utah
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Robert Fugal, JD, Utah Bar admission October 6, 1982. Robert Fugal loves to help people move from finiancial insecurity to financial strenght. Robert Fugal was born in American Fork and raised in Pleasant Grove and Lindon, Utah. After graduating from Pleasant Grove High School, with the help of scholarships and part time work in Orem and Provo, he graduated from BYU with a bachelors degree in 1977 and a law degree in 1982. He served as a law clerk to the Honorable Eckhart A. Thompson, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Central District of California, then practiced as an associate in the bankruptcy law firm of Ryder and Walter in Fresno CA. In 1988 he moved back home and co-founded with Kevin Bird the firm of Bird & Fugal to serve people needing debt relief services. Mr. Fugal focused his practice on representing debtors in workouts and Chapters 7, 11 and 13 bankruptcies. With the decline in bankruptcy filings in 2005, Mr. Fugal expanded his practice to include estate planning, wills, trusts, healthcare directives, powers of attorney, and tax problem resolution. Robert is a devoted family man. He and his wife Eloise have happily raised their children together despite the challenges of undergraduate and graduate school and subsequent work and practice development. He loves being with and serving his family. He enjoys taking his turn caring for his 95 year-old father. Besides family and church he loves camping, hiking, swimming and canoeing. He loves studying about and following natural health remedies.

Practice Areas
  • Bankruptcy
  • Estate Planning
  • Tax Law
  • Elder Law
  • Free Consultation
    I give a free initial consultation.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Depending on the matter I either bill flat fee for defined services or $260 per hour.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Bird & Fugal
- Current
Represent parties in bankrutpcy matters, Assist people in the preparation of their estate plans.
Associate Attorney
Ryder & Walter
Served trustees Hilton Ryder and Riley Walter in their meetings and trustee work, represented individuals and businesses in bankruptcy.
Law Clerk
Bankruptcy Court
Served Judge Eckart A. Thompson. Helped prepare for the daily hearings, helped resolve contested motions for relief from stay, dischargeablity issues, trustee's recovery disputes, etc.
Law Clerk
US Magistrate's Office
Served US Magistrate Alan D. Christensen. Helped resolve discovery disputes, SSI appeals, civil motions, prisoner writs, etc.
Brigham Young University
J.D. (1982) | Bankruptcy, Estates, Trusts, Tax
Brigham Young University
B.A. (1977) | English, Math, Spanish, Middle East Studies
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Professional Associations
American Bar Association
Utah State Bar, Elder Law Section
- Current
Activities: Participate in activities and training.
Utah State Bar, Estate Planning Section
- Current
Activities: Participant in meetings and educational seminars
Utah State Bar, Bankruptcy Section
- Current
Activities: participate in continuing education
Utah State Bar # 03796
- Current
Activities: Active attorney.
Speaking Engagements
Preparing for your "Exit Visa", Annual Training Workshop, Hobble Creek Resort
BYU Social Science Retirment Services
Presented Employees with Estate Planning Information.
Websites & Blogs
Social Media
Contact & Map
384 E 720 S
Orem, UT 84058
Telephone: (801) 426-4700
Fax: (801) 426-4711