|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Clients' Choice Award||Avvo||2013|
|Pro Bono Award||Skadden, Arps||2012|
|Pro Bono Award||Skadden, Arps||2011|
|St. Thomas More Award for Outstanding Work on the Georgetown||Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics||2009|
|Order of the Coif||Georgetown University Law Center||2009|
|CALI - Land Use||Georgetown University Law Center||2008|
|CALI - Products Liability||Georgetown University Law Center||2008|
|Partner||The Salt Lake Lawyers||2013 - Present|
|Associate||Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom||2009 - 2013|
|Research Assistant||Georgetown to Professor Tuan Samahon||2008 - 2009|
|Judicial Extern||Honorable Johnnie B. Rawlinson of the Ninth Circuit||2007 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2013 - Present|
|Utah Association for Justice||Member||2013 - Present|
|American Bar Association, Litigation Section||Member||2011 - Present|
|Utah State Bar||Member||2010 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member||2009 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics||Managing Editor - Notes||2007 - 2009|
|Spencer v. Glover, 2017 UT App 69||Dismissal on appeal affirmed in client's favor|
|In re Trilegiant Corp., Inc., No. 3:12-cv-00396 (VLB) (D. Conn.)||Dismissed|
|Blum v. Merrill Lynch, et al., No. 11-55635 (9th Cir.)||Order affirmed in favor of client.|
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|Salt Lake Tribune||Op-ed: SLC Review Board Missed Key Evidence in Taylor Shooting||2015|
|The Defender (Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers)||Trickey Brickey: An Analysis of State v. Brickey and Its Application at Preliminary Hearings||2015|
|Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics||Get Your Own Lawyer! An Analysis of In-House Counsel Advising Across the Corporate Structure After Teleglobe||2008|
|Georgetown University Law Center||N/A||Juris Doctor||2009|
|University of Utah||Economics||Master of Science||2006|
|Westminster College||Political Studies||Bachelor of Arts||2004|
|Utah State Bar Fall Forum||Paying the Bills: 3 Ways to Supplement a Growing Practice||2014|
|Mentoring Marathon 2014||Escape from Biglaw (Solo Practice)||2014|
|Law School Class||Opening a Law Practice||2014|
|AMP||Career Reflection for Mentor Program||2013|
|Prelaw Roundtable||Prelaw Seminar||2010|
Posted by Steve
See my other review here too. He won, and won again on appeal. I will never hire another attorney unless Robert tells me that he doesn't handle a particular area of law, and then I'll pay him his minimum just to get a recommendation. His character throughout this experience has been consistently impeccable.
Posted by Jeffery
Robert Cummings is an incredible attorney!! He stands behind his clients 100%. He takes the time to review cases with you and educate you on the laws and he plays the, outcomes for you. His knowledge of the law and case referencing is incredible. He is very honest with your time and money. He is not afraid to tell you that the case will go no where or if you are just better off settling the case. I feel thats his main concern is that you keep your money in your pocket rather than paying him dollars to chase pennies.
We had a case where we won a settlement against a previous client, and in our out reach to collect money from her. She decide that she would try to sue us for distress and in the blink of an eye Robert was all over it.
Roberts communication skills are incredible and hope I will one day be to his level. When you are suppose to provide him information or documents he sends you reminders. He is very good about making sure things are taken care of before the deadline, he does not let things slip though the cracks. I had a problem that came up and I shot him a text message and within an hours time the problem was solved. He does not like to waste your time or money!! I high recommend him his drive, honesty, and knowledge puts him miles above all other attorney’s!!
Posted by Kevin
Robert isn't just an Attorney, he is a confidante, listener, advisor, and someone who puts the clients needs before his own. I had the unfortunate experience of going into a court room battle, but the silver lining was Robert's conviction to my case. He handled it with pure professionalism. The outcome of my case was better than I could have expected. I recommend Robert to my own clients, friends, and even my family.
Skye Lazaro, Criminal defense Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Robert is a brilliant, hard working attorney who is fiercely dedicated to his clients. I routinely consult with him on a variety of legal issues. In my opinion, Robert is one of the elite legal minds in the community. I am confident that when I refer cases to Robert they are in good hands.
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