John E. Gates Shareholder
Mr. Gates' practice focuses on assisting individuals, families, and businesses in tax and organizational planning for current operation and long-range objectives; preparation of wills, trusts, and other estate planning documentation; and probate and trust administration.
He is experienced in deferred compensation, qualified retirement, and cafeteria plans, as well as the organization and operation of corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, and their sale, merger and acquisition.
Mr. Gates has a general real estate practice including purchase, sale, leasing, real estate financing, condominium organization, and planned unit developments. He has also represented medical groups, professional corporations, and medically related businesses.
Utah State Bar, 1965
Utah Medical Association Foundation, Trustee, 1976 to present
Salt Lake Chamber, Executive Committee and Board of Governors
Salt Lake City Downtown Alliance, Chair, Director, Executive Committee
1989-1997, Advisory Committee, Executive Committee 2003 to 2010
Primary Children’s Medical Center, Deseret Foundation and Holy Cross
Hospital Foundation, Deferred Giving Committees, 1984-1994
Salt Lake Art Center, Trustee 1988-1996, President 1990-1992, Chair 1992-1993, Advisory Committee 1996-1999
Salt Lake City Historical Landmarks Committee, 1988-1995, Chair 1991-1993
Salt Lake City Zoning Review Committee, 1991-1995
Salt Lake City Redevelopment Agency, Blk 57 Review Committee,
Salt Lake City Downtown Design Review Committee, Chair 1996-1997
Salt Lake County Art Collection Committee, 2003 to 2009
Springville Museum of Art, Executive Advisory Board Chair, 2009 to present