“As you are aware our colleague and friend, John Richards, passed away unexpectedly this year. We have greatly appreciated your patience, understanding, and loyalty as we have navigated through this difficult time for us personally and as a firm. We are pleased to let you know that we have been acquired by the law firm of Jenkins Bagley Sperry, PLLC ( “Jenkins Bagley Sperry, PLLC) is willing to represent you on your open matters going forward. We are also pleased to let you know that Patsy Young, Stacy Lasson, Jana McNeil, and Teresa Jenkins, valued members of the legal team that assisted with your matters that were handled by Richards Law, are integrating with the law firm of Jenkins Bagley Sperry, PLLC. “

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In Memoriam:
1970 – 2021
Utah HOA Attorneys Representing Clients From Salt Lake City
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John D. Richards

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Practice Areas:

  • General Counsel
  • Covenant Enforcement
  • Collections
  • Complex HOA Litigation
  • Lobbying
  • Landlord-Tenant
  • General Business Law


  • University of New Hampshire - Franklin Law Center, Concord, New Hampshire
    • J.D. - 1999
  • Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, Provo, Utah
    • Honors: Third-Year Visiting Student
  • University of Utah
    • B.S. - 1995
    • Major: Finance
    • Minor: Japanese


  • Top Rated Lawyer, Utah Business Magazine
  • Legal Elite Lawyer, Utah Business Magazine

Professional Associations

  • Community Association Institute, College of Community Association Lawyers, 2007 to 2007
  • Community Associations Institute, Utah Chapter, President, 2005 to 2005
  • Utah Bar Association
  • Oregon Bar Association
  • Utah Bar Association, Real Estate section, Member
  • Utah Bar Association, Business and Litigation Section, Member

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney, Owner
  • Founder