DOUGLAS C. SHUMWAY
Office Direct: (801) 692-0793
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.
General Civil Litigation
Homeowner Association Representation
Non-profit Corporation Law
Landlord/Tenant, Property Rights
Doug's legal practice focuses primarily on civil litigation with an emphasis in community association law, real estate, construction, 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 has successfully prosecuted and defended cases in state and federal courts, and the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. Doug 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.
J. Reuben Clark Law School, J.D.
Brigham Young University-Hawaii, B.A., International Cultural Studies, Spanish Language minor
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.
Doug is admitted to practice in the State and Federal Courts in the State of Utah, and in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.