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Adam T. Mow primarily represents architects, engineers, and other members of the construction industry in complex litigation. Mr. Mow is also a licensed architect and a past President of the Utah chapter of the American Institute of Architects. He has been elected by his peers to the Utah Legal Elite since 2009.

Mr. Mow received a Bachelor of Architecture degree, graduating magna cum laude, from Ball State University. He received his Juris Doctor degree from the S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, in 2005. While in law school, Mr. Mow was the Executive Editor of the Utah Law Review and competed in the national negotiation competition of the American Bar Association Law Student Division. Ball State University honored him as a Graduate of the Last Decade in 2008. 

Among others, Mr. Mow has presented at the national conventions of the American Institute of Architects, the Associated General Contractors of America, and the Constructions Specification Institute as well as for the S.J. Quinney College of Law, the University of Utah Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, the Utah Council of Land Surveyors, and construction industry groups. He is also a contributor to Design Intelligence magazine, the publications of the Construction Specifications Institute, the Utah Engineers Council, and AIA Utah. 

Mr. Mow is a panel mediator and arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association. Utah Dispute Resolution named him their 2007 Community Mediator of the Year. He is also a past Chair of the Dispute Resolution Section of the Utah State Bar.

As an Adjunct Associate Professor at the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah, Mr. Mow has taught Lawyering Skills and Decision Making for Deals and Disputes.


Practice areas


  1. Construction & Development: 90%
  2. Mediation: 5%
  3. Arbitration: 5%

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  • Barry G Scholl

    I endorse Adam Mow without reservation. He is a skilled attorney, who combines a thoughtful demeanor with an impressive array of problem-solving skills. I have worked on a bar committee with Mr. Mow and found him to be an excellent colleague who follows through, contributes excellent ideas, and relishes collaboration.


    Barry Scholl Securities Offerings Attorney
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Contact info

Jones Waldo Holbrook & McDonough, PC

170 S Main St Ste 1500
Salt Lake City, UT, 84101-1644


IDAuthorized to practice law201311/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Utah Legal EliteUtah Business Magazine2014
Rising StarMountain States Super Lawyers2014
Rising StarMountain States Super Lawyers2013
Utah Legal EliteUtah Business Magazine2013
Utah Legal EliteUtah Business Magazine2012
Rising StarMountain States Super Lawyers2012
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2011
Utah Legal EliteUtah Business Magazine2011
Rising StarMountain States Super Lawyers2011
Utah Legal EliteUtah Business Magazine2010
Rising StarMountain States Super Lawyers2010
Rising StarMountain States Super Lawyers2009
Utah Legal EliteUtah Business Magazine2009
Graduate of the Last DecadeBall State University2008
Community Mediator of the YearUtah Dispute Resolution2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderJones Waldo Holbrook & McDonough, PC2011 - Present
ShareholderBabcock Scott & Babcock2005 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Institute of Architects, Utah ChapterPresident2012 - 2013
American Arbitration AssociationPanel Arbitrator and Mediator2009 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Ron Case Roofing & Asphalt Paving, L.L.C. v. Sturzenegger, 158 P.3d 556 (Utah Ct. App. 2007)Reverse and remand
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Publication nameTitleDate
Dispute Resolution JournalCreating an Economical and Efficient Arbitration Process is Everyone's Business2012
Design IntelligenceNavigating the Legal Landscape of BIM2010
Utah Law ReviewBuilding with Style: Testing the Boundaries of the Architectural Works Copyright Protection Act2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Ball State UniversityArchitectureBArch - Bachelor of Architecture1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
AIA Contract DocumentsAIA Contract Documents: Owner-Architect2011
Salt Lake Sustainable Building ConferenceGreen Building Legal Issues2010