DOUGLAS C. SHUMWAY

Office Direct: (801) 692-0793

Email:  dshumway@millerharrisonlaw.com

Doug is a partner and founding member of Miller Harrison. He was born and raised on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii, but has deep family roots in Utah. Doug now lives in Davis County with his wife and four children. In his spare time Doug enjoys the outdoors, cooking, music, theater, and being a Husband and Dad. 

PRACTICE EMPHASIS:

General Civil Litigation

Homeowner Association Representation

Real Estate

Non-profit Corporation Law

Landlord/Tenant, Property Rights

Surety Law

Personal Injury 

Oil/Gas/Mineral Rights

Debt Collection

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Doug's legal practice focuses primarily on civil litigation with an emphasis in real estate and property rights.  Doug cut his teeth on complex, multiparty construction defect lawsuits involving homeowner associations, developers, and contractors, and is experienced with defending and enforcing covenants and restrictions in homeowner association governing documents. Doug represented a Summit County condominium association through a complex construction defect trial which resulted in a jury verdict of $1.8 million in favor of the association.  He and his partners represent some of the largest residential builders and developers in Utah in creating and managing association communities. Doug also represents clients in surety / indemnity and landlord / tenant disputes.   

Doug was recognized as one of Utah's Legal Elite in 2017. 

EDUCATION:

J. Reuben Clark Law School, J.D.

Brigham Young University-Hawaii, B.A., International Cultural Studies, Spanish Language minor

PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT:

Doug is a member of the board of directors of the Utah Chapter of the Community Association Institute (CAI). http://uccai.net/

Doug is a certified facilitator for the Arbinger Institute.

BAR/COURT ADMISSIONS:

Doug is admitted to practice in the State and Federal Courts in the State of Utah, and in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.

LANGUAGES: 

Spanish