Phillip Wm. Lear

Phillip Wm. Lear: Attorney with Lear & Lear PLLC AV stamp icon
  • Partner at Lear & Lear PLLC (6 Attorneys)
  • The Downey Mansion, 808 East South Temple Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84102
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Attorney Awards


Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Alpha Theta. Author: Representative Articles: "Utah Oil & Gas Conservation Law and Practice," Utah L. Rev. 89, 1998; "Exhaustion of Tribal Court Remedies: Rejecting Bright-Line Rules and Affirmative Action," 71 N.D.L. Rev. 275 (1995); "Utah's Short Statutes of Limitation for Tax Titles: The Continuing Specter of Lyman v. National Mortgage Bond Corp. - A Need for Remedial Legislation," 1976 BYU L. Rev. 457. Registered Land Professional.

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Mining Law
  • Public Land Law
  • Mineral Title
  • Oil and Gas Conservation
  • Oil and Gas Title Examination
  • Administrative Adjudications
  • Hearings and Appeals
  • Natural Resources Litigation
  • Timber and Logging Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
888-349-0983  Phone
801-538-5001  Fax
University Attended:
University of Utah, H.B.A., magna cum laude, Honors College, 1969
Law School Attended:
University of Utah, J.D., 1975
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, District of Utah, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, U.S. District Court, District of Wyoming, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth and Tenth Circuits, U.S. Supreme Court and Tribal Court, Uintah and Ouray Reservation; 1975, Utah; 1991, Colorado; 2006, U.S. Court of Claims; 1991, Wyoming
Colorado Bar Association; Utah State Bar; Wyoming State Bar; Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation (President, 2002-2003); Utah Association of Professional Landmen (President, 1997-1998); American Association of Professional Landmen.
Lt., U.S. Navy, 1969-1972
Birth Information:
Logan, Utah, January 24, 1945
Reported Cases:
Ecosystem Resources, L.C. v. Broadbent Land & Resources, L.L.C., 158 P.2d 685 (Wyo. 2007); Dye v. Miller & Viele, 587 P.2d 139 (Utah 1978); Bennion v. Graham Resources, Inc., 849 P.2d 569(Utah 1993); Bennion v. ANR Production Co., 819 P.2d 343 (Utah 1991).

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