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Philip M. Ballif joined the firm in November 2007. As a member of the firm’s Litigation Section, he is based in the Salt Lake City office, and handles cases in Utah and Nevada. His practice concentrates on general civil litigation, including disputes involving contracts, business torts, lender liability, corporate governance, partnership and limited liability company dissolution, real estate, franchising, intellectual property, trade secret, construction, and election law.  Mr. Ballif maintains an “AV-Preeminent” rating with Martindale-Hubbell®, which is the highest rating awarded to attorneys for professional competence and ethics.


Languages Spoken: German

Practice Areas


  1. Litigation: 50%
  2. Family: 50%

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Durham Jones & Pinegar, P.C.

111 E Broadway, Ste. 900
Salt Lake City, UT, 84111


NVAttorney Active198608/10/2015

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderDurham Jones & Pinegar2007 - Present
ShareholderJones Vargas1994 - 2007
AssociateMorton R. Galane P.C.1986 - 1993
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Nevada State Bar, Litigation SectionMemberN/A
Utah State Bar, Litigation SectionMemberN/A
Utah State Bar, Franchise Law SectionMemberN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Brigham Young UniversityAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science1981