Christopher G. Jessop

Christopher G. Jessop

Shareholder
Location:
Salt Lake City, Utah
Phone:
(801) 534-0909
Fax:
(801) 534-1948
Email:

Christopher G. Jessop was born in 1971, in Ogden, Utah. Chris graduated from Brigham Young University in 1996 with a B.A. in music (cum laude and with university honors). While attending the J. Reuben Clark Law School, Chris got a job at a local title company and developed a passion for resolving title and other real estate disputes. Chris graduated with a J.D. in 1999. In addition to being a member of the Utah State Bar, Chris is licensed to practice in the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, and the 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals.

Chris was hired as an associate at the firm in June 1999, and was named as a shareholder in 2006. Chris practices primarily in the areas of title insurance defense, commercial and residential leasing, construction liens, contracts, conveyancing, commercial litigation and collections.

Chris enjoys spending time with his wife, Tiffany, and their five children. He also enjoys collecting and listening to classical music, cycling (road), producing home movies, reading, hiking, and exploring state and national parks.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Leasing
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Condemnation
  • Construction Contracts
  • Construction Liens
  • Contracts
  • Conveyancing
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment Contracts -- Employer
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Mortgages & Foreclosures
  • Residential Real Estate
  • State Appellate Practice
  • State Trial Practice
  • Title Insurance

Bar Admissions

  • Utah, 1999
  • U.S. District Court District of Utah, 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 2001

Education

  • Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, Provo, Utah
    • J.D.
    • Law Journal: Brigham Young University Education and Law Journal, 1998 - 1999
  • Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
    • B.A. cum laude - 1996
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: Member, Phi Kappa Phi
    • Major: Music

Representative Clients

  • Advanced Restoration, L.L.C.
  • Integrated Title Services
  • Minuteman Office Plaza
  • Fidelity National Title Company
  • DAW Construction Group
  • Reliance Homes
  • Gough Construction
  • Gough Homes
  • Premier Land Development
  • Wolff Excavating
  • Letter 23, L.L.C.
  • Millcreek Garden Townhomes, LLC
  • Everest Builders, L.L.C.

Classes/Seminars

  • Mechanic's Liens v. Trust Deeds: When First in Time isn't First in Right, 2009
  • How to Avoid Lender Liability, 2009
  • Escrow Lessons Learned, 2013
  • Construction Defects, 2013
  • Commercial Leases: Build-out, Expenses, and Default (NBI), 2014

Past Employment Positions

  • Backman Stewart Title Services, Title Associate, 1999
  • Provo Abstract Company, Title Associate, 1997 - 1999

Languages

  • Romanian
  • Italian