Alan F. Mecham
As both an Attorney and Certified Public Accountant, Alan F. Mecham
practices law with an emphasis in negotiating, structuring, and documenting transactions in the areas of general business, contracts, real estate, estate planning, asset protection, and other areas involving a tax emphasis.
experience also includes helping clients organize new enterprises, including selecting the type of entity and organizational structure that will best achieve the clients' tax and business objectives.
was chosen by his
peers as one of Utah Business magazine's
2010 Utah Legal Elite™ based upon a statewide balloting process conducted by that magazine.
Members of the Bar were invited to participate by submitting a ballot of Utah lawyers they hold in highest regard-lawyers they have observed firsthand and would recommend to others.
Mr. Mecham received his Juris Doctorate degree in 1968 from Columbia Law School in New York City where he was a Dean's List Scholar.
Prior to attending law school, he graduated with honors from the University of Utah in 1965 in Accounting and was chosen by the faculty as the outstanding student graduating that year from the College of Business.
He was also a member of Phi Kappa Phi, an academic honor society.
Following graduation from law school, Mr. Mecham
returned to Salt Lake City, Utah, where he
practiced law for one year with a predecessor to the law firm of Callister Nebeker & McCullough
For the next 29 years Mr. Mecham practiced law with the law firm of VanCott, Bagley, Cornwall & McCarthy, the oldest and, during the term of his service, the largest law firm in the State of Utah.
association with the VanCott firm included service as Vice Chairman of its Tax Section and Chairman of its Profit-Sharing
After leaving VanCott, Mr. Mecham
has engaged in a solo practice and in association first with the law firm of Mackey Price & Thompson
and now with Mackey Price & Mecham
Mr. Mecham is a member of the Utah State Bar.
public service has included a four-year term as a member of the Salt Lake City Board of Education
, including a two-year term as its President.