Mr. Wayne G. Petty

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  • Associate at Prince, Yeates & Geldzahler (28 Attorneys)
  • Gateway Tower West, 15 West South Temple, Suite 1700, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
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Wayne Petty specializes in real estate transactions, development and financing, commercial leases, landlord and tenant, guarantees (collection and defense) eviction, foreclosure, defense of challenges to trust deed foreclosures, wrongful liens, condominium and time share, real property title issues, commercial transactions, appeals and alternative dispute resolution. Mr. Petty has been Chairman of the Real Estate Section of the Utah State Bar, Chairman of the Environmental Control Committee, and served as a Bar Examiner for the Utah State Bar.

Mr. Petty’s real estate practice has included representing landlords, developers, and negotiating leases with Albertson’s, Inc., Wendy’s, Big 5 Sports and others. He has represented lenders and borrowers.

Recipient, Herbert Schiller Scholarship. Member, Utah Law Review, 1971-1972. Law Clerk to Justice J. Allan Crockett, Utah Supreme Court, 1971-1972. Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Finance, University of Utah, 1979-1989. Member, Panel of Court-Appointed Arbitrators, U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, 1994—.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Commercial Business
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Taxation
  • Taxation
  • Real Property
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
801-524-1000  Phone
801-524-1098  Fax
University Attended:
University of Utah, B.A., 1969
Law School Attended:
University of Utah, J.D., 1972
Year of First Admission:
1972, Utah; 1978, U.S. Supreme Court; 1972, U.S. District Court of Utah and U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
Salt Lake County and American (Member, Sections on: Real Property, Probate and Trust Law; Natural Resources Law; Corporation, Banking and Business Law) Bar Associations; Utah State Bar (Chairman, 1980-1981, Real Property Section; Natural Resources and Real Property Law Sections; Member, 1973-1977 and Chairman, 1976-1977, Environmental Control Committee; Bar Examiner, 1977-1980; Bar Examiner Review Committee, 1989-1993; Member, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, 1995—).
Birth Information:
Salt Lake City, Utah, July 6, 1947
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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Salt Lake City, Utah

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