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Aaron Johnstun

Elite Utah Business Attorneys

Aaron Johnstun

Business & Corporate Lawyer


(801) 980-5324

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Personal Biography:

Mr. Johnstun is the personal founder of Johnstun Law. His legal practice focuses on business transactions, corporate law, and startup businesses. He has a depth of experience in guiding complex transactions and litigation to successful resolution. Representative legal matters involve business transactions and litigation opposite of Utah’s best law firms. Read more about Johnstun Law’s story.

Outside the office, Aaron enjoys biking, golf, Kansas basketball, hunting in the Rocky Mountains, catching a good baetis hatch, reading books on startups and marketing, and mauling his kids, and Pudelpointers.

Core Practice Areas:

  • Business Formations and Startups
  • Business Transactions
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Corporate Governance
  • Trademarks/Copyrights
  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Securities Fraud
  • Finance/Banking
  • Employment Matters
  • Healthcare Compliance
  • Administrative Actions
  • Non-Profit Corporations

Education & Admissions:

  • University of Kansas School of Law, Juris Doctorate (2007)
  • Brigham Young University, B.A. Philosophy (2003)
  • Utah Bar (2010)
  • Kansas Bar (2007)
  • United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals (2009)
  • United States District Court, District of Utah (2010)
  • Litigation Section Member, Utah Bar
  • Central Utah Bar Association, Utah Bar

Honors, Publications & Representative Cases:

  • SuperLawyers, Mountain States (2016)
  • SuperLawyers, Mountain States (2015)
  • Attorney at Law Magazine, Are Non-Compete Covenants Still Good for Utah Business? (2016)
  • Farm Tractors in Kansas: How to Perfect a Security Interest, 57 U. Kan. L. Rev. 409 (2009) (with Stephen J. Ware)
  • American College of Bankruptcy: Circuit Review, Tenth Circuit Editor (2007-2009)
  • Kansas Bar Association Practice Handbook, Bankruptcy: Chapter 11 (2009) (with Edward J. Nazar and W. Thomas Gilman)
  • When Wall Street Meets Main Street (Featured Guest), 630 AM UtahKTLK, July 17, 2010
  • Qualtrics, LLC v. Cabrinha, et al., No. 140400600 (Fourth District Court,State of Utah)
  • Bayhorse Petroleum, LLC v. Vaughn, No. 130904015 (Third District Court,State of Utah)
  • NLABS S.A. de C.V. v. FreeLife International, Inc., No. 12-02081 (UnitedStates District Court, District of Arizona)
  • Jones v. Johnson, No. 120401659 (Fourth District Court, State of Utah)
  • Webb v. Krohn, No. 10-cv- 01269 (United States District Court, District ofUtah)
  • Williamson v. Grote, 227 P.3d 1010 (Kansas Court of Appeals 2010)
  • In re Penaran, 424 B.R. 868 (Bankr. D. Kan. 2009)
  • In re Schwinn, 400 B.R. 295 (Bankr. D. Kan. 2009)
  • Wild West World, LLC v. Mainland Valuation Services (In re Wild WestWorld, LLC), No. 07-11620 (Bankr. D. Kan. 2008)
  • In re Wild West World, LLC, No. 07-11620 (United States BankruptcyCourt, District of Kansas)
  • In re Restoration Farms, Inc., No. 07-11913 (United States BankruptcyCourt, District of Kansas)
  • SEC v. McNaul, No. 08-cv- 01159 (United States District Court, District ofKansas)
  • SEC v. Delta Onshore Management, LLC, No. 08-cv- 01278 (United StatesDistrict Court, District of Kansas)