Jeffrey R. Taylor

Practice Areas

Jeff’s practice is primarily focused on complex mineral title examination. In addition, he has considerable experience in natural resources litigation, including disputes concerning joint operating agreements, contractual matters, and matters involving liens against real property. He has also assisted clients in proceedings before the Interior Board of Land Appeals and in the judicial review of such proceedings.


  • Legal Counsel for the Western States Water Council


  • University of Utah (J.D., 2006)
    • William H. Leary Scholar
    • Staff Member, Utah Law Review
  • Brigham Young University (B.S., Magna Cum Laude 2002)

Membership and Activities

  • Utah State Bar Association
  • Salt Lake County Bar Association
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
  • Utah Association of Professional Landmen

Utah Supreme Court
New Mexico Supreme Court
United States District Court for the District of Utah


Phone: 801-538-5009



Lear & Lear, PLLC is an energy boutique law firm with extensive experience in traditional and renewable energy sources. Our team of attorneys have years of experience helping clients reach their legal and business goals in a timley and affordable manner.

Office Locations

808 East South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84102

Phone: 801-538-5000
Fax: 801-538-5001