Timothy W. Overton litigates commercial claims of all types, including those involving insurance defense, construction, products liability, and American Indian affairs. He defends major product manufacturers from significant tort claims, represents employers facing employment and compensation-related claims, and helps creditors to obtain and collect on judgments.
Tim has won both jury and bench trials in state and federal courts. His most substantial trial work has involved complex commercial disputes, such as breach of contract and related actions where ownership of entities, properties, and other assets were at stake. He also has significant experience handling school desegregation cases. Tim is committed to understanding his client’s business, so as to effectively satisfy both their legal and business goals.
Tim provides counsel aimed at avoiding unwarranted litigation, aggressively preparing for, pursuing, and defending litigation when necessary. He has experience enforcing and defending non-competition, non-solicitation, and confidentiality provisions in employment agreements, as well as advising employers and employees regarding when such enforcement is beneficial.
He counsels clients in litigation involving real property, including quiet title, foreclosure, adverse possession, fair market value hearings, and easements. In the realm of American Indian affairs, Tim has litigated matters in Indian courts in Arizona and Oklahoma, and is admitted to practice at the Hualapai Tribal Court.
- National Bar Association
- J. Reuben Clark Law Society
- BYU Management Society
- Arizona Black Bar
- Member, Utah Minority Bar
- Leadership Council, Legal Diversity Fellow (2016-2017)
- J.D., Brigham Young University, 2007, with honors, Editor, Journal of Public Law, Moot Court National Team
- B.S., Humboldt State University, 2001, with honors
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