Experienced, Trusted, and Feared
Utah Attorney Russell B Weekes joined the legal team at Ascent Law LLC in 2020. Previous to joining Ascent Law, Mr. Weekes founded Capstone Law and was General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer of a software development company. He combines extensive business experience with legal prowess to provide his clients with innovate, timely, and sound legal solutions. His practice is focused on business, including, entity formations, commercial transactions, data privacy & security, bankruptcy, estate planning, and asset protection attorney. Mr. Weekes provides superior legal representation of individual and businesses in a wide array of subject-matters. Mr. Weekes has successfully represented clients before state justice courts, state and federal district courts, and administrative bodies across the State of Utah.
Mr. Weekes’ approach to the practice of law is to be a counselor first and then provide superior legal services. By providing in-depth client counseling and client education his clients are better informed in understanding their legal circumstances and then making critical decisions. The client then preserves the ability to assess the options and outcomes and make an informed decision.
If you are looking for an attorney who is understanding, diligent, dedicated, knowledgeable, innovative, and service oriented then you have come to the right place. If you would like to discuss how Russell B Weekes can assist you with your legal need, request a Consultation today.
Oh, and about the feared part. Some folks are scared of Mr. Weekes because of his aggressiveness in court battles, but he is a very nice guy to his friends, family, and clients. So don’t worry. He’ll help you and won’t bite you.
Areas of Practice
● Litigation and Trials (Lawsuits)
● Bankruptcy Law (chapters 7, 13 and 11)
● Estate Planning (Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney)
● Business Law (general outside counsel, mergers, acquisitions)
● Contract Law (drafting and litigation contracts)
● Family Law (Divorce, Child Custody, Alimony, Pre-Nups, Adoptions)
● Criminal Defense Law
● Tax Law (IRS debt relief, offers in compromise, non-collectible)
University of Oregon School of Law, Eugene, Oregon 2002, J.D.
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 2000, B.A. Political Science
Bar Admissions and Associations
Utah Bar, 2004
U.S. District Court District of Utah, 2004
United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Utah
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
Utah County Bar Association
Park City Bar Association
Cyberzoning a Mature Domain: The solution to Preventing Inadvertent Access To Sexually Explicit Content on the Internet?”, 8 Va. J.L. & Tech 4 (2003)
In re Hazlett (Bankr. Utah 2019) – prevailed against the United States Trustee
In re Hazlett, 609 B.R. 430 (Bankr. Utah 2019) – prevailed against a competitive law firm and former client who sought to eliminate low upfront bankruptcy options
In re Hazlett (Bankr. Utah 2020) – confirmed victory against a competitive law firm and former client who sought to eliminate low upfront bankruptcy options
Honors and Awards
President’s Award, Reed Data, Inc., 2005
Manchester Who’s Who, 2005-2006
Russ is married with five children. He loves to play, watch and coach athletics. He also enjoys computers, reading, and traveling. He is involved in the community with youth groups, coaching youth sports, & providing educational workshops to other attorneys. Russ Weekes also speaks German.
8833 S. Redwood Road, Suite C
West Jordan, Utah
84088 United States
Telephone: (801) 676-5506