Chris Finley


Trust Dispute

Commercial Litigation

Civil Litigation

Fraud & Fraudulent Transfer

Estate Planning


Real Estate

  • Condemnation
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Real Estate Development




Direct: (801) 438-7130


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Christopher J. Finley practices in the areas of estate planning, probate and trust dispute law, commercial litigation, real estate law, employment law, contract law, collections, and business organization and administration. He has extensive experience as support for complex commercial and civil litigation matters, including claims in such areas as civil RICO, fraud and fraudulent transfer, real estate, medical malpractice, personal injury, and bankruptcy adversary proceedings. His experience motivates him to engineer excellent proactive solutions for businesses and individuals to avoid litigation where possible and provide valuable insight and representation for clients faced with court action.

J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2010

Intra-School Moot Court Competition, competitor and judge

Founding Member, J. Reuben Clark Law Society at Cooley

Member, Disaster Relief Legal Association


B.S. (Political Science), Southern Utah University, 2007

B.S. (Criminal Justice), Southern Utah University, 2004

Member, Alpha Phi Delta – National Criminal Justice Honors Society

Admitted: Utah State Bar, Utah State Courts; United States District Court, District of Utah, Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas

Member, Elder Law Section of Utah State Bar

Intern for Hon. Clark Waddoups, U.S. District Court, District of Utah

Intern for Hon. Rosemarie E. Aquilina, 30th Judicial Circuit, State of Michigan

Legislative Affairs Committee, Davis Chamber of Commerce (2013-2014)

Volunteered at the Housing Law Department of New Orleans Legal Assistance in New Orleans, Louisiana (May 2009)

Volunteered in the Homelessness Division at the Pro Bono Project in New Orleans, Louisiana (May 2008)

Active Member in Good Standing with the Utah State Bar
Admitted to practice in Utah State Courts and in the U.S. District Court, District of Utah and Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas
Accredited Attorney for preparation, presentation, and prosecution of claims for Veterans benefits before the Department of Veterans Affairs
Member of the National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys