Gayle F. McKeachnie

Gayle F. McKeachnie: Attorney with McKeachnie Law Offices, P.C. AV stamp icon
Attorney Awards


Member, Order of the Coif. Member, Board of Editors, Utah Law Review, 1969-1970. Recipient: Southern Utah University Alumnus of the Year Award, 1995; Utah Lawyer of the Year Award, Utah Bar Association, 1997; State & Local Government Award, J. Rueben Clark Law School, 2000. Author: "Toward an Economic Distribution of Water Rights," Utah Law Review, Spring, 1970. Adjunct Professor, Utah State University, 1972-2000. Daggett County Attorney, 1973-1978. Manila Town Attorney, 1973-1978. Member, Utah State House of Representatives, 1979-1987. Chairman, Utah State Constitutional Revision Commission, 1988-1999. Member, Utah State Board of Lands and Forestry, 1992-1994. Adjunct Professor, J. Rueben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, 1997-2001. Member and Chairman, Utah State University Board of Trustees. Lt. Governor, Utah, 2003-2004. Board of Trustees Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration, 2005-2009. Staff Utah Governor, Rural & Legislative Affairs, 2005-2009.

American Bar Foundation.

Areas of Practice (13)

  • Probate
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Natural Resources
  • Business Law
  • Agricultural Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Corporate Law
  • Eminent Domain
  • Indians and Native Populations
  • Local Government Law
  • Partnership Law
  • Property Law
  • Real Estate

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
844-612-2895  Phone
435-789-4908  Phone
University Attended:
Southern Utah State College, B.A., 1967
Law School Attended:
University of Utah, J.D., 1970
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Tax Court and U.S. Supreme Court; 1970, Utah; 1970, U.S. District Court, District of Utah; 1990, Colorado; U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
Uintah Basin Bar Association (President, 1977); American Bar Association; Utah State Bar (Member, Board of Bar Commissioners, 1990-1996.
Birth Information:
Vernal, Utah, January 26, 1943
Reported Cases:
American Rural Cellular, Inc. v. Systems Communication Corp., 939 P.2d 185; Trail Mountain Coal Co. v. Utah Division of State Lands & Forestry, 921 P.2d 1365; Golding v. Ashley Central Irrigation Co.; 902 P.2d 142; Consolidation Coal Co. v. Utah Division of State Lands & Forestry, 884 P.2d 1265; Broadbent Land Co. v. Town of Manila, 842 P.2d 907; Plateau Mining Co. v. Utah Division of Land & Forestry, 802 P.2d 720; McKee v. Williams, 741 P.2d 978; Pike Countryside Annexation v. Vernal City, 711 P.2d 240; Searle v. Johnson, 709 P.2d 328; Branch v. Western Petroleum, Inc., 657 P.2d 267; Dillman v. Foster, 656 P.2d 974; Flying Diamond Corp. v. Rust, 551 P.2d 509; Brady v. Fausett, 546 P.2d 246; Searle v. Searle, 522 P.2d 697.
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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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Vernal, Utah

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