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Attorney Paul R. Maxfield, JD, BSBM


Paul R. Maxfield holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix (2004), as well as a Juris Doctor Degree from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at BYU(2010).




Paul practices law with the following emphasis: real estate, business, and estate planning. During this time he:

•Drafted estate planning documents including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, health care directives, gun trusts, irrevocable trusts, asset protection trusts, guardianship designations, and more;

•Drafted many contracts including leases, trust deeds/notes, operating agreements, NCND agreements, employment agreements, business contracts, operating agreements, bylaws, real estate purchase contracts, etc.;

•Represented multiple businesses in negotiations including: contract disputes, negotiating deals, employment law issues, ADA compliance, FDCPA and FCRA violations, and settlements over trademark disputes; and

•Assisted businesses in regulatory compliance.

Paul currently serves as the 2015 President of the Utah Valley Estate Planning Council, an organization of professionals who provide services relating to estate planning.

Paul is a licensed instructor for real estate licensee continuing education classes teaching on topics such as business organizations, 1031 exchanges, and estate planning.

Previous Experience:

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Paul experienced several business positions over the course of nearly 20 years which consisted primarily of management/leadership as well as accounting/bookkeeping positions. Paul also served as CFO and Compliance Officer for a logistics company. 

Paul held a real estate sales license in the State of Utah. He succeeded at real estate investing even during the market downturn.


Community Service, Political Involvement, and Other Activities:

Paul has served several volunteer positions including as President of the NWA School Land Trust Committee, Precinct Chair, Precinct Vice-Chair, County Delegate, Missionary, member of a committee to elect a candidate to the Utah State Legislature, Vice President of the Real Estate Law Club in law school, and he currently serves as Cub Master in the local Cub Scout pack.


Other Interests:

Paul’s passions and hobbies include his family, religion, politics and investing. First and foremost is family and religion, which go hand in hand. Politics is something that both excites and drives him crazy at the same time. Real Estate investing is his recreation. Paul loves to go on walks, drives, and bike rides with his family around town.

The Abbott Law Firm has been helping businesses and families prosper for 20 years. To see what Paul can do to help you prosper, call the Abbott Law Firm today.



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Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 35%
  2. Contracts: 25%
  3. Business: 25%
  4. Real Estate: 15%



Hourly ($215/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Abbott Law Firm

3651 N 100 E Ste 350
Provo, UT, 84604-4567


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyAbbott Law Firm2014 - Present
Attorney/OwnerLex Arx Legal Services2011 - 2014
Association namePosition nameDuration
Utah Valley Estate Planning CouncilMember2014 - Present
Utah Valley Estate Planning CouncilPresident2015 - 2015
Utah Valley Estate Planning CouncilBoard Member2015 - 2016
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western Governors UniversityStrategyMBA2015
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
University of PhoenixBusiness MangementBSBM2004