James L. Spendlove, JD

Mr. Spendlove is a native of Hurricane, Utah, who joined JensenBayles, LLP in 2006, focusing his practice on civil litigation. Mr. Spendlove handles a wide variety of cases including; Land Development, Real Estate Purchase Contracts, Products Liability, Contracts, Appeals, Probates, Trusts, Landlord Tenant, Construction Defects, and Guardianship/Conservatorship. Examples include:

  • Successful negotiation of a Real Estate Purchase Contract dispute through an aggressive litigation strategy
  • Successful Motion for Summary Judgment, in a contract dispute, which resulted in a judgment in favor of the client, in excess of one million dollars.
  • Successful defense of a professional service company from breach of fiduciary duty claims.
  • Probating multimillion dollar estates, and either negotiating favorable settlements or obtaining judgments in connection with estates and trusts.
  • Counseling clients at various stages of litigation.


  • George Mason University, School of Law, Arlington, Virginia, J.D. 2006
  • Utah State University, Logan, Utah, BA, 2003

Professional Associations

  • Utah State Bar Association, Litigation Section
  • Southern Utah Bar Association (Board of Directors, treasurer 2007-2010)
  • American Bar Association


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  • Classic Cars