William M. Fontenot

William M. Fontenot

President of Fontenot Law, P.C.
  • Personal Injury, Divorce, Estate Planning ...
  • Utah
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Summary


Will Fontenot is a results-oriented, client-focused attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Utah. His practice focuses on estate and trust drafting and litigation. Mr. Fontenot has over eleven years of experience strongly advocating for the client’s desired outcome, including document preparation and courtroom advocacy that has required innumerable hearings and trials. Mr. Fontenot has argued before the Utah Supreme Court. He has an extremely impressive track record of winning and being respected in the community by both lawyers and judges.
Mr. Fontenot’s academic and professional accomplishments include graduating in the top twenty percent of his law school class at the University of Utah, being named a William H. Leary Scholar, and winning awards for the most outstanding performances for Family Law, Administrative Law, and International Business Transactions. Mr. Fontenot has been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star for four consecutive years running.

He speaks fluent French and is a long-time resident of Davis County, Utah. He enjoys golfing, fitness, and spending time with this family.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Divorce
  • Estate Planning
  • Criminal Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Utah
Utah State Bar
ID Number: 11646
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Languages
  • French: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Attorney
Fontenot Law, P.C.
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FONTENOT LAW, P.C., Bountiful, Utah Trial Attorney, Fall 2011-present • Represent clients in civil and criminal litigation, business and contract litigation, personal injury litigation, bad faith insurance litigation, and trust and estates litigation. • Manage all aspects of a successful and diversified law practice, with multiple employees • Appellate practice, including Utah Supreme Court oral argument
Associate Attorney
Christensen & Jensen, P.C.
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CHRISTENSEN & JENSEN, P.C., Salt Lake City, Utah Trial Attorney, Fall 2008-Fall 2011 • Represented clients in business litigation, personal injury, product liability, insurance coverage, and construction litigation cases • Lead counsel at trials, defended and took fact and expert witness depositions, written discovery • Drafted Complaints, Answers, Motions in Limine, Motions for Summary Judgment, and numerous other pleadings
Education
University of Utah
J.D. (2007)
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Honors: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH S.J. QUINNEY COLLEGE OF LAW, Salt Lake City, Utah Juris Doctor, high honors, May 2007 Honors and awards • 3.61/4.00 G.P.A. (top 20%) • Graduated with High Honors-Magna Cum Laude • CALI Award (highest grade in course): Administrative Law and International Business Transactions • College of Law Award (most outstanding performance): Family Law and Administrative law • Fall 2006 William H. Leary Scholar
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Professional Associations
Utah State Bar  # 11646
Member
Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
• Civil Crimes: The Effect of a Guilty Plea on an Insurance Policy’s Criminal Act Exclusion, Utah Bar Journal, September/October, 2010
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Contact & Map
Fontenot Law, P.C.
1355 N. Main Street, Suite 8
Bountiful, UT 84010
Telephone: (801) 312-9330