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Jason C Hunter

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Jason C. Hunter practices in the areas of federal and state taxation, estate planning (including estate and trust administration and asset protection), and business planning. Jason provides legal counsel to individuals and businesses regarding various federal and state tax matters and he represents clients before the Internal Revenue Service and/or state tax authorities. He prepares and implements wills and trusts (revocable and irrevocable) to help clients accomplish their individual estate planning objectives, preserve their wealth, and minimize tax and administrative burdens. He advises clients regarding trust and estate administration, including representation in probate proceedings and preparation of estate tax returns. He counsels clients in forming charitable organizations (public charities and private foundations) and structuring charitable gifts (through outright gifts or use of charitable trusts). He advises clients in entity selection and the formation and operation of corporations, limited liability companies, and partnerships, as well as the structuring and implications of business transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, and reorganizations. Jason also counsels individuals and businesses in commercial financing and real estate transactions.


Languages spoken: Portuguese

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Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 28%
    14 years, 100 cases
  2. Estate Planning: 28%
    14 years, 300 cases
  3. Business: 28%
    14 years, 250 cases
  4. Elder Law: 10%
    4 years, 50 cases
  5. Tax: 6%
    14 years, 100 cases



Hourly ($200-300/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Steven Lars Lundberg

    I have collaborated with Jason over the past few months on a multi-jurisdictional project. Jason is extremely knowledgeable, and he is very approachable. He was always patient with my questions and would respond with a high degree of professional courtesy. His understanding of estate planning is multidimensional and sophisticated. I highly endorse this lawyer.


    Steven Lundberg
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Christopher Jon Finley

    Mr. Hunter is engaging and provides direct and accurate advice. I have observed that he is professional with his clients and unshaken by conflict with opposing counsel. I strongly endorse Mr. Hunter in all areas of his practice.


    Christopher Finley Contracts and agreements Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Mountain States - Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2016
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
Legal EliteUtah Business Magazine2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Legal EliteUtah Business Magazine2014
Legal Elite - Estate PlanningUtah Business2013
2012 Mountain States Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2012
2011 Utah Legal Elite - Estate PlanningUtah Business2011
CALI - Legal Research and WritingCALI2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerSage Law Partners, LLC2012 - Present
PartnerPia Anderson Dorius Reynard & Moss2010 - 2012
PartnerFroerer Hunter & Ahlstrom, PLLC2009 - 2010
Associate/Of CounselFabian & Clendenin2008 - 2009
AssociateBennett Tuller Johnson & Deere2006 - 2008
AssociateSnow Jensen & Reece2004 - 2006
AssociateKPMG2002 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Utah State Bar, Elder Law SectionMember2010 - Present
Estate Planning Council of Weber/DavisBoard Member2009 - Present
Utah State Bar, Tax SectionMember2008 - Present
Utah State Bar, Estate Planning SectionMember2006 - Present
Utah State BarMember2004 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2003 - Present
Utah State Bar, Elder Law SectionChair2011 - 2012
Estate Planning Counsel of Weber-DavisSecretary2010 - 2011
Utah State Bar, Elder Law SectionChair Elect2010 - 2011
American Academy of Estate Planning AttorneysMember2009 - 2010
Centerville City Board of AdjustmentsBoard Member2007 - 2010
Southern Utah University Alumni Association - Washington County ChapterPresident2004 - 2006
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Estate Tax Savings with Defective Grantor TrustFavorable--substantial estate tax savings.
Asset Protection SettlementFavorable for defendant
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Publication nameTitleDate
Key Issues in Estate Planning and Probate - NBI CLE OutlineShifting Values and Transferring Interests--Overview of Federal Estate and Gift Tax Laws2009
Key Issues in Estate Planning and Probate - NBI CLE OutlineSelected Issues in Probate2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Southern Utah UniversityAccountingBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Elder Law Section BootcampProfessionalism and Civility for Elder Law Attorneys2011
Annual MeetingEstate and Retirement Planning Panel Discussion2011
NAPA Franchisee ConferenceEstate/Business Planning: Making the Right Moves2010
Federated Insurance Agent Conference - UtahEstate Planning2010
Trust in Trusts: Estate Planning Solutions for the New EconomyTrust-based estate planning solutions2009
St. Benedicts Foundation - Estate Planning and Charitable GivingCharitable Giving Solutions / Estate Planning2009
Key Issues in Estate Planning and ProbateTransfer Tax, Probate, and Estate Planning Issues2009