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Lincoln W. Hobbs

Lincoln W. Hobbs

Practice areas:

Litigation, Real Estate, Employment & Labor, Commercial, Construction & Development

About Me

Since the founding of Hobbs & Olson, L.C. in 1999, most of my practice has been focused in the area of real  property law, particularly in connection with community associations.  I have also been involved in many construction defect matters, including three cases which have resulted in settlements and/or verdicts in excess of a million dollars each.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1986

  1. Employment & Labor: 30%
    28 years
  2. Real Estate: 30%
    28 years
  3. Litigation: 30%
    28 years
  4. Construction & Development: 5%
    28 years
  5. Commercial: 5%
    28 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($150-250/hour)

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Contact Info

466 East 500 South #300
Salt Lake City, UT, 84111-3350

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
IDAuthorized to practice law200608/12/2015
WYAuthorized to practice law200608/27/2015
UTActive198608/30/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Labor and EmploymentBest Lawyers in America2011
Super Lawyers Corporate CounselSuper Lawyers2010
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2010
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2009
Mountain States Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2009
Utah Legal EliteUtah Business2009
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyerMartindale-Hubbell2008
Utah Legal EliteUtah Business2008
Mountain States Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2008
Utah Legal EliteUtah Business2007
Mountain States Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2007
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2007
Award of Excellence in Chapter DevelopmentCommunity Associations InstituteN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing MemberHobbs & Olson, L.C.1999 - Present
PartnerWinder & Haslam, P.C.1985 - 1999

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Foundation for Community Association ResearchPresident2009 - Present
College of Community Association LawyersMember2004 - Present
Utah Chapter, Community Associations InstituteFounder and President2002 - 2005
Utah State Bar, Labor & Employment SectionChair2002 - 2003

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Hermansen v. TasulisReversed lower court
Davencourt v. DavencourtAdoption of Implied Warranty of Habitability
McLaughlin v. SchenkModified Duties in Closely Held Corporations

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Common Ground MagazinePlaying With FIre2008

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
University of UtahEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1983

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Utah Condominium and Community Association Law UpdateUtah Condominium and HOA Law2011
PMDP M205 -- Lebanon, NHRisk Management2011
PMDP 202 -- Phoenix, AZCommunications in Community Associations2011
PMDP 100 -- Chicago, ILEssentials of Community Association Management2011
CCAL 32nd Annual Community Association Law ConferenceMediating Multi-Party HOA Disputes with Difficult Personalities2011
Amending CC & Rs and BylawsAmending CC & Rs and Bylaws2011
Amending CC & Rs and BylawsAmending CC & Rs and Bylaws2010
Utah State Bar Annual ConventionUtah Condominium Law -- the Past, Present and Future2009
CCAL 30th Annual Community Association Law ConferenceThe Environmental Debate and Community Associations2009
CCAL 29th Annual Law Community Association Law ConferenceStrategic Considerations for Seeking Amicus Filings2008
CAI's 57th National Conference and ExpositionCommunity Association Governance2008
The Essentials of Community Association ManagementThe Essentials of Community Association Management2005
CCAL 26th Annual Community Association Law ConferenceDesigning Successful Design Guidelines2005
CAI's 54th National Conference and ExpositionDesigning a Dispute Resolution Policy for Your Association2005
Utah State Bar Annual ConventionYou Be The Judge: Can an Employer Ban Guns from the Workplace?2002
Utah State Bar Annual ConventionSecurity in the Workplace and Beyond2002
Utah State Bar Annual ConventionCommunity Association Law: What You Don't Know Might Hurt You2002
Utah State Bar Midyear MeetingCovenants Not to Compete: A Litigation Perspective2000