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With over 30 years of combined practical experience in
business and real court room experience, Mike Stout assists with startups,
established businesses, developers, manufacturers, general contractors,
subcontractors, and suppliers to improve their business practices and provides
solutions to any adversarial issue. Mike's unique, practical, real
business experience and extensive legal experience in business formation,
contract drafting, stakeholder disputes, real estate transactions and disputes,
mediation, arbitration and litigation has proven to be invaluable in the
representation of his clients. As stated
below, Mike has also maintained a significant general law practice helping all
individuals in need.
Prior to admission to the Utah State bar, Mike actively operated several manufacturing and construction businesses for over 15 years. Mike was a licensed Utah State contractor. Mike's leadership abilities, work ethic, dedication and employee morale advanced him into management positions at an early age and eventually he became the sole owner of his father's business. Mike's significant exposure and knowledge of commercial business transactions and the manufacturing and construction industries enables him to draw upon years of practical experience. Mike also draws upon his vast professional network of accountants, financial planners, real estate appraisers and agents to assist him when needed to advise his clients appropriately.
Mike earned his Jurist Doctorate Degree from the University of Utah. Mike has been a member of the Utah State Bar since 1998 and is admitted to practice in all Utah State courts and the United States District Court for Utah. Mike has been admitted on a case-by-case basis in other states when needed to assist his clients.
Currently, Mike's business clients range from one member startup companies to well-established companies with billions of dollars in assets and yearly gross revenue. Mike's representation of various industries allows him to successfully meet his clients’ needs regardless of their profession or trade. Mike's clients include land developers, general contractors, subcontractors, national and regional construction material suppliers, homeowners and international equipment manufacturers.
For nearly twenty years, Mike has also maintained a general law practice including criminal law, family law, and personal injury cases. Mike spends hours each week reading and studying the latest law from Utah’s highest courts in order to keep abreast in all practice areas. Mike's philosophy has been, if he cannot assist you, he will be able to find a competent attorney or other professional who can. If you need legal, risk management or general professional advice, give Mike Stout a call today.