A. Dennis Norton

Of Counsel
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  • Legal Assistant: Michelle Rizzuto

Dennis Norton’s practice encompasses many unique legal areas with an emphasis on issues involving litigation.
 
Dennis has extensive experience representing surety and fidelity bond companies, most typically with respect to construction related matters. This work involves completion of construction projects, resolution of performance and payment of bond claims, and marshaling and foreclosure of securities, taken pursuant to general indemnity agreements.
 
Dennis also represents clients with issues surrounding estate planning.

Education

  • J.D., University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, 1969
  • B.A., Brigham Young University, 1966

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Utah State Bar
  • U.S. District Court, District of Utah

Legal Services

  • Utah State Bar
  • American Bar Association – Surety and Fidelity Committee, TIPS section
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • American Bar Association – Litigation Section
  • Professionals for Construction Contractors Council – President 1990
  • Legal Advisory Council to the Utah Associated General Contractors
  • Salt Lake County Bar Association
  • Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer review as AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5.*
*Peer review Rated Lawyer of AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5.* *AV® Preeminent™ and BV® Distinguished™ are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Unique Recognition – Education

  • Law School: University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law
    • Editor-in-Chief of the Summation: a Journal of Utah Law
    • Moot Court Society Board
    • Representative: Competition Winner of Moot Court
    • Clerkship: U.S. Attorney’s Office, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1968