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About Ken Ivory
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Ivory Law is located at:

9067 South 1300 West

Ste. 304

West Jordan, UT. 84088

Phone (801) 571-5515

Fax (801) 571-5516

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About Ken Ivory

Kenneth (Ken) R. Ivory, the principal of Ivory law, P.C., focuses his practice in the areas of mediation, general business, commercial litigation, and estate planning.  Ken graduated, Cum Laude, from California Western School of Law in San Diego, California in 1994 and is admitted to practice law in both Utah and Nevada. 

As counsel and as a mediator, Ken has mediated a wide variety of commercial, probate and estate, collection, landlord-tenant, and personal injury,  matters.  As a public service, Ken serves as a pro bono mediator for the small claims court.

Prior to law school, Ken was employed as Coordinator of International Relations in the Office of the Mayor, City of Osaka, Japan.  Ken also served as counsel for the Japanese Olympic Committee during the Games and as general counsel for a U.S. subsidiary of a publicly-traded Japanese company, JCM American Corporation.  Ken has taught business law and global management for the University of Phoenix, Las Vegas campus and teaches at the West Jordan SLCC LDS Institute. 

Ken is active in community and economic development matters having served as Chairman of the Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce, Sandy, president of the Japan-America Society of Utah, on the Salt Lake City Sister City Committee, president of the Sandy Rotary Club, and is a member of the Sandy Honorary Colonels.  Ken is fluent in both Japanese and Spanish. 

  Specific Practice Areas:

Mediation: Mediation experience includes a wide variety of business matters (business dissolution, partnership disputes, contract issues, construction matters, employment disputes, etc.); wills, trusts and estate issues; collections matters, landlord tenant disputes, personal injury claims, etc.

Commercial Litigation:  Trial experience includes bench and jury trials in state and federal court, bankruptcy court, National Labor Relations Board, arbitration and mediation.  Representative Issues Litigated (plaintiff and defendant) include: breach of contract, employment, lender liability, land use, commercial eviction, fraud, anti-trust, temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions (commercial matters), trusts and estate litigation, negligence, involuntary dissolution, accountings, etc.

Business Transactions: Choice of Entity (Corporations, Limited Liability Company, Limited or General Partnerships, Business Trusts); Entity Formation and Maintenance; Buy-Sell/Redemption Agreements-Exit Strategy Planning; Contracts-purchase, sale, lease, distribution, license, employment, independent contractor, consulting, stock option, confidentiality, intellectual property, etc.; Qualified and Non-qualified plans; Mergers and Acquisitions, Regulated Business Operations.

Estate Planning: Wills; Trusts; Private Foundations; Business Succession and Advanced Planning.

Other: Real Estate purchase, sale, development, construction; Resolutions of Intent (zoning and planning issues).

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