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Jeffrey Reid Butler

About me

Prior to partnering with Carson Pearson, Jeff Butler
worked as corporate in-house counsel for companies in Utah and
California.  He has experience with real estate law, mortgage law,
business law, and healthcare law.  He also has also extensive healthcare
administration experience.  He is an active member of the Utah Bar Association and California Bar Association.  He holds an active Principal Lending Manager license in Utah and held an active Real Estate Brokers License for almost 10 years in California.

Mr. Butler grew up in Utah and
California.  He graduated from Brigham Young University where he
graduated with University Honor Program.  He attended the J. Reuben
Clark Law School at Brigham Young University while also pursuing a
master degree from the Romney Institute of Public Management.  During
law school, he externed for two federal judges, the Honorable Judge
Benson and the Honorable Judge Green.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 30%
    16 years, 126 cases
  2. Bankruptcy: 30%
    7 years, 973 cases
  3. Foreclosure: 25%
    9 years, 73 cases
  4. Divorce: 10%
  5. Estate Planning: 5%



Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Joshua Paul Eldredge

    I endorse this lawyer. You will not regret hiring him!


    Joshua Eldredge Family Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Deborah A Snow

    Jeff is a terrific attorney. I have had the opportunity to watch him meet with and advise his clients. He is a wealth of knowledge but also has a friendly and easy manner that really helps clients make it through whatever legal obstacles they are facing.


    Deborah Snow Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Pearson, Butler & Carson, PLLC

175 W 200 S
Salt Lake City, UT, 84101

1682 Reunion Avenue
Suite 100
South Jordan, UT, 84095-4614

563 West 500 South
Bountiful, UT, 84010



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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2016
Speech WinnerLion's Club1988
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
MemberPEARSON, BUTLER & CARSON, PLLC2010 - Present
PartnerLaw Office of Jeff Butler2008 - 2010
AttorneyUtah Legal Services1999 - 1999
In-House CounselGlobal Realty Solutions1999 - 2008
ClerkHonorable Judge Dee Benson1997 - 1997
ClerkHonorable Judge Thomas Greene Jr.1997 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2009 - Present
Utah State BarMember2007 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Utah Legal Services IncUtah Legal Services Handbook1999
Brigham Young University Honor's ThesisHow to Increase Democracy and Economic Development in Argentina1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Brigham Young UniversityPublic ManagementMaster of Public Administration1998
Brigham Young UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Utah REIA ExpoEvictions in Utah: What Landlords Need to Know2014
Senior ServicesEstate Planning in Utah: Myths, Facts & Insights2014
DRE approved CE CourseBankruptcy and Shortsales: How to Streamline the Process2013
Utah Housing FairShortsales & Foreclosures: Which is Better?2012
Is Bankruptcy Right for You?Chapter 7 & Chapter 13 Bankruptcies are discussed2010
Five Ways to Stop Foreclosures in UtahNew HAMP Guidelines which take effect on June 1, 20102010