Morgan Fife

Mr. Fife represents businesses and individuals in complex litigation concerning a wide range of business- and real property-related matters. Mr. Fife has represented clients in all aspects of lawsuits: from the initial decisions related to costs, risks, and benefits, through trial and appeal on both the state and federal levels. He has also successfully resolved disputes through both arbitration and mediation. The goal of his practice is to assist clients to resolve matters in a way that makes them whole, while addressing the costs and risks inherent to litigation.

Mr. Fife’s practice caters to small and large business, banks, credit unions, developers, contractors, and individuals seeking to navigate the legal system. Mr. Fife has successfully assisted clients in various actions, including collection actions, breach of contract cases, estate disputes, creditor bankruptcy actions challenging dischargeability, foreclosures, mechanic’s lien foreclosures, HOA issues, employment and non competition cases, evictions, and real property disputes.

Mr. Fife worked as in-house counsel for a local developer developing residential and resort projects. Both in his practice and as in-house counsel, Mr. Fife has experience in assisting developers through complex issues related to the subdivision and entitlement of planned unit developments (PUD) and condominium projects. He has prepared organizational documents and CCRs for homeowners associations. He has also represented HOAs in the collection of outstanding obligations.

Mr. Fife attended the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University, where he graduated with honors. During law school, Mr. Fife served as a Lead Note and Comment Editor on the BYU Law review. Prior to law school, Mr. Fife graduated summa cum laude from the University of Utah with a B.A. in Political Science and a B.S. in Economics.

Mr. Fife resides in Utah County with his wife and their four boys.

Honors & Awards

President of the Central Utah Bar Association, 2009-2010

Mountain States Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2009, 2011-2015

Utah Legal Elite, 2011-2012, 2014

Dean’s Fellow at BYU Law, 2004-2006

Academic Scholarship at BYU Law, 2004-2006

Organizations

Utah State Bar, Central Utah Bar Association, Utah Association for Justice, American Association for Justice, J. Reuben Clark Law Society

Publications

Predator in the Primary: Applying the Tort of Negligent Hiring to Volunteers in Religious Organizations, 2006 BYU L. Rev. 569.

Past Employment Positions:

Summerset Corporation, 2014

Robinson, Seiler & Anderson, LC; 2005 - 2014

Judge James R. Taylor, Fourth District Court, Provo Dept.; Clerk, 2006

Judge Samuel D. McVey, Fourth District Court, Provo Dept.; Clerk, 2004

Baker & McKenzie, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Clerk, 2004

Representative Cases

Shayesteh v. Raty, 404 Fed. Appx. 298 (10th Circuit, 2010)

Aequitas Enterprises, LLC, v. Interstate Investment Group, LLC, 2011 UT 82

Central Bank v. Holman (In re Ina C. Holman Family Trust), 2008 UT App 120

Blackstone Fin. Group v. Myler (In re Myler) 477 B.R. 227

Williams v. Brisk, 2009 UT App 124

Mr. Fife practice Practice Areas

To arrange for an initial consultation with Mr. Fife, call Robinson, Seiler and Anderson, LC, at 801-375-1920 or contact us online.

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Norman H. Jackson, Utah Court of Appeals Judge, Retired, has joined the law firm of Robinson, Seiler & Anderson, LC, effective April 2017.  Judge Jackson was one of the seven founding Judges of the Utah Court of Appeals and served terms as Presiding and Associate Presiding Judge.
 
Judge Jackson was the senior attorney in a Richfield law firm for eighteen years.  The firm engaged in legal, business and tax cases, including practice before State and Federal Courts, U.S. Board of Land Appeals, Utah Public Service Commission and Arizona Corporation Commission.  Clients included counties, cities, banks department stores, communications and credit associations, irrigation companies, auto dealers, building supply stores, farmers, ranchers and small businesses. They took “every type of case that came through the door,” from criminal defense work to a patent royalty dispute for the inventor of the Frisbee. Judge Jackson has been a lifetime rancher doing business in Utah as Jackson Cattle Company and Arizona as EJ Cattle Ranches.
 
Judge Jackson’s professional service includes terms on the Utah State Bar Commission, Bar Foundation (President and Vice President), Air Travel Commission, and Utah Information Technology Commission.  He served on the Judiciary’s Alternate Dispute Resolution Committee for thirteen years and initiated and supervised the Appellate Court Mediation Office.  He developed and advanced a realistic and workable framework for both of Utah’s Appellate Courts to use in reviewing trial court and administrative agency decisions.  He published three editions of Utah Standards of Appellate Review while participating in more than 2,000 appellate court decisions.  
 
Judge Jackson’s experience will complement the other outstanding lawyers at Robinson, Seiler & Anderson, LC.  The firm will continue its representation of injured individuals, as well as clients in real estate, business, estate planning, tax, contract and education matters.
 

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