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Marlon L. Bates - Salt Lake City, UT

15 W South TempleSuite 600 Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Updated: 11/30/2021

Salt Lake City Foreclosures Lawyer


Marlon Bates has practiced real estate and business law, including both transactional work and litigation, since graduating from law school in 1986. He has been a partner at the firm since 1991 and has served as the firm's managing partner on three occasions. He represents a wide variety of clients including banks, mortgage companies, credit unions, loan servicing companies, title insurance companies, property managers, developers, landlords, real estate brokers and many other businesses...

About Marlon L. Bates

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner


  • Japanese

Practice Areas

  • Foreclosures
  • Creditor Bankruptcy
  • Real Estate
  • Litigation
  • Business Organizations
  • Contracts


Bar Admissions

  • Utah, 1986
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1986

Other Affiliations

  • Salt Lake County Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • Utah State Bar Association (Member)
  • Legal League 100 (Member )
  • American Legal and Financial Network (Member)

Classes and Seminars

  • Taught, Real Estate Litigation and Evictions
  • Taught, Title Insurance Courses
  • Taught, Real Estate Liens and Foreclosures
  • Taught, Deficiency Judgments

Past Positions

  • Third Circuit Court of Salt Lake City, Small Claims Division, Judge Pro Tem, 1989 - 1995


  • George Washington University National Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia, 1986
    Juris Doctor
    Honors: Member, Moot Court Board, 1984-1986
    Honors: Commercial Protection Reporting Service, Staff Member, 1985-1986
    Honors: Legal Research and Writing (Top 5%)
    Honors: Moot Court (Top 5%)
  • Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1983
    Bachelor of Arts
    Honors: magna cum laude
    Honors: Jacob Spori Scholar
    Honors: Edwin S. Hinckley Scholar
    Honors: Phi Kappa Phi, Honor Society
  • Ricks College, Rexburg, Idaho, 1981
    Associate of Arts
    Honors: Highest Honors


Offers Free Initial Consultation

Accepts Credit Cards

Office Information


15 W South TempleSuite 600 Salt Lake City, UT 84101


  • 801-326-4669



  • Utah's Legal Elite, Utah Business Magazine
  • "AV" Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Lawyer of Distinction- Real Estate

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