Robert F. Babcock

Robert F. Babcock: Attorney with Babcock Scott & Babcock, P.C.


Over thirty years of experience in a practice focused solely on resolving and preventing disputes in the construction industry. Named as one of Utah's Legal Elite in the area of construction law. Named as one of the top 75 lawyers in the Intermountain West by Super Lawyers Magazine. Represents contractors, owners, design professionals, subcontractors, insurance companies. Projects include all types including commercial, industrial plants, government buildings, public works, underground utility, shopping centers, high-rise residential. Involved in solving all types of claims including change orders, scheduling and delays, differing site conditions, accelerations, design defects, terminations. Assisted industry associations with drafting legislation and testifying before the Utah legislature. Author: "Protecting Your Money-Everything You Need to Know About Utah's Mechanic Lien Laws," 1985, 4th Edition, 2004; "Construction Law and Claims for Utah Contractors," 1988. Chapter Counsel, 1984-1990, Associated Builders and Contractors. Associated General Contractors. Chapter Counsel, Intermountain Utility Contractors Association, 1985-1995. Member, Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators, American Arbitration Association.

Areas of Practice (11)

  • Construction Law
  • Government Contracts
  • Surety
  • Construction Claims
  • Construction Contracts
  • Construction Defects
  • Construction Insurance Defense
  • Construction Liens
  • Construction Litigation
  • Construction Mediation
  • Construction and Design Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
801-531-7000  Phone
801-971-3541  Cell Phone
801-531-7060  Fax
University Attended:
Brigham Young University, B.S., in Civil Engineering, magna cum laude, 1976
Law School Attended:
Brigham Young University, J.D., cum laude, 1979
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Court of Federal Claims and U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit; U.S. District Court, District of Utah; U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 1979, Utah
Utah State Bar (Member, Construction Law Section; President, 1990); American Bar Association (Member, Forum Committee on the Construction Industry, 1979-; Torts and Insurance Practice); American Society of Civil Engineers (Associate Member); National Society of Professional Engineers (Associate Member); Utah Society of Professional Engineers (President, 1985).
Birth Information:
Honolulu, Hawaii, March 15, 1953
Reported Cases:
Engineers Construction Company v. Lindon City, 636 P.2d 1070 (1981); Procon v. UDOT, 876 P.2d 890 (Utah App. 1994).
Hobbies & interests:
Utah Jazz and BYU Sports
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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