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Brent D. Young

Provo Attorney Brent D YoungProvo attorney, Brent Young understands that clients need an attorney with extensive experience in courtroom litigation. He is also aware that avoiding litigation is often in the best interest of the client.

Mr. Young received his B.A. form the University of Utah in 1970. He then served as an officer in the United States Marine Corps from 1970 to 1973. Mr. Young earned his J.D. from Hamline University in 1977 and was admitted to the Utah State Bar in 1978.

Mr. Young is a past president of the Central Utah Bar Association, and served as secretary of the same organization. He was appointed by the Utah State Bar to the Fourth Judicial Nominating Commission in 1992 and was also asked to serve as a member of the Fourth Judicial Court Transition Team.


R. Phil Ivie

Utah Valley Insurance Defense Lawyer R. Phil IviePhil Ivie's practice with the Utah Valley law firm concentrates on insurance defense, plaintiff's personal injury, and employment litigation. Phil believes that the most important aspect of the practice of law is good communication, and that a lawyer must be able to effectively communicate in a wide variety of contexts. Whether addressing the Supreme Court, or delivering final arguments to a jury of citizens from very diverse backgrounds, Mr. Ivie believes that an effective attorney must be able to communicate on many different levels and by different means. It is not to be forgotten that a lawyer's most important communication is with his client.

Phil attended the University of Wyoming and graduated from the University of Utah with a B.S. (cum laude) in 1978. He received a J.D. in 1981 from Lewis & Clark College and was admitted to the Utah State Bar and the Nevada State Bar in 1982. He is a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of American, the Utah Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Judicature Society.

Phil was appointed by the Supreme Court to sit on the Committee for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education. He has also served as a member of the Fourth Circuit Court Judicial Nominating Committee.


Sherman C. Young

Utah County Divorce Attorney Sherman C. YoungSherman Young's practice emphasizes personal attention to his business clientele. His practice focuses on title insurance law, corporate and business law, labor law, creditors' rights in bankruptcy, and mining law with its related environmental and real property issues.

Sherman establishes a close working relationship with his business clients so that they are comfortable and confident in contacting him concerning any legal matter which confronts them.

He attended the University of Utah and Utah State University and graduated in 1978 with a B.S. degree in Biology and a Geology minor. He received his J.D. degree in 1982 from Pepperdine University. He was admitted to the Utah State Bar the same year, and in 1988 was admitted to the Colorado State Bar.

Sherman has a diverse background of work experience with includes working as a millwright in a steel mill on the South Side of Chicago, and for the Geological Exploration Division of U.S. Steel. As a geologist, his field work covered the western states from interest in mining law and the related environmental and real property issues of the West.

He is a member of The Association of Trial Lawyers of America and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He participates as a member of the Geological and Biological Sections, Pacific Division, and is also a member of the New York Academy of Sciences. He has been a guest lecturer for the Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management and at seminars for title insurance agents in the western states.


Sherlynn W. Fenstermaker

Utah Valley Law Firm Attorney Sherylynn W. FenstermakerMs. Fenstermaker focuses her practice in the areas of workers' compensation and employment litigation, and personal injury litigation with an emphasis on insurance defense. Sherlynn also serves her home town of Springville, Utah, as a justice court judge.

She believes that too many attorneys lose sight of the fact that they are there to be of service to their clients. By helping her clients feel comfortable in expressing their legal needs, she is better able to serve them.

Sherlynn graduated from Southern Utah University where she received her B.A. in 1975. In 1979 she received her J.D. from Brigham Young University and was admitted to the Utah State Bar the same year.


Rex I. Eagar

Utah Personal Injury Lawyer Rex I. EagarRex I Eagar's practice focuses on insurance defense and plaintiff's personal injury.

Mr. Eagar is a lifelong resident of Utah County, born in American Fork, educated as a Springville Red Devil, he currently resides in Provo. He believes that Utah County residents are best served by local attorneys in terms of understanding, convenience and effectiveness.

He earned his B.S. in political science and a certificate in international relations from the University of Utah in 1999. He completed his first year of law school at Temple University's James E. Beasley School of Law. He completed his second and third years at Brigham Young University's J Reuben Clark Law School receiving his J.D. in 2002. He then returned to Temple University where he earned an L.L.M. in transnational law in 2003.

Mr. Eagar was admitted to the Utah State Bar in 2003. When he's not at work he spends most of his time with his wife and five children. He also hates having his picture taken.