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  1. Franchising: 60%
    6 years
  2. Contracts & Agreements: 25%
    6 years
  3. Business: 5%
    6 years
  4. Trademark Infringement: 5%
    6 years
  5. Trademark Application: 5%
    6 years



Hourly ($185-285/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Jaelynn R Jenkins

    I endorse this lawyer. From my interactions with Kara I have found her to be thoughtful. knowledgeable and easy to communicate with.


    Jaelynn Jenkins Business Attorney
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  • Brennan H Moss

    I have worked with Ms. Martin on several matters. She is an excellent attorney, who quickly understands the issues of a case. She provides careful analysis and finds solutions for her clients.


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Contact info

Thompson Ostler & Olsen, the Franchise Business Law Group

57 W 200 S Ste 350
Salt Lake City, UT, 84101-3663


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyThompson Ostler & Olsen, the Franchise Business Law Group2009 - Present
Law ClerkRenne Sloan Holtzman Sakai, LLP2008 - 2008
Director of AdvocacyAmerican Heart Association2005 - 2006
Council AideSalt Lake County Council2001 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Utah State BarChair2013 - 2014
Weber County Bar AssociationN/A2013 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Franchise Lawyer, Vol. 16 No. 2Alternatives to the Traditional Franchise Model: Yellow Brick Road or Perilous Path?2013
Utah Business MagazineFranchising Fundamentals2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Golden Gate University School of LawN/AJuris Doctor2009
Regent University School of LawGovernment and Political ManagementMA - Masters2005
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of LawPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Continuing Legal Education LuncheonFundamentals of Franchise Law2013
2013 Spring ConferenceHow to Avoid Creating an Inadvertent Franchise or Business Opportunity2013
Continuing Legal Education LuncheonNew FTC Rules: How They Can Create an Inadvertent Franchise2012
Continuing Legal Education LuncheonCreating and Implementing E-Disclosure in Franchise Systems2011