James L. Ahlstrom


Direct: 801-257-7901
Standing photo of James L. Ahlstrom Attorney at Parr Brown Gee and Loveless
  • 1998, J.D., Brigham Young University, Order of the Coif, Editor-in-Chief, Brigham Young University Law Review, Member of the Trial Advocacy Program

  • 1994, B.A., History, Brigham Young University

  • 2000Utah

  • Utah State Bar

  • Member, Utah State Bar, Real Property section

  • Member, Utah State Bar, Litigation section

  • Member, West Bountiful City Council

  • Former, member & chair, West Bountiful Planning Commission (2004-2011)

  • For the Honorable Charles E. Jones, Vice Chief Justice of the Arizona Supreme Court

James L. Ahlstrom


Direct: 801-257-7901

Mr. Ahlstrom is a member of the firm’s commercial litigation group. He has handled a broad range of litigation matters before federal and state courts including construction disputes (including mechanics’ lien defense and foreclosure actions), landlord/tenant disputes (including unlawful detainer actions), contract disputes, land use and zoning disputes, real property/real estate disputes, government and regulatory issues, and debtor/creditor relations.

In addition, Mr. Ahlstrom has specialized experience in issues that involve professional employer organizations, traditional employee leasing companies, and secured transactions (Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code). He also has resolved disputes regarding non-competition and non-solicitation agreements and general aspects of employer good will and intellectual property/trade secrets.

Mr. Ahlstrom is a member of the West Bountiful City Council and served on the West Bountiful Planning Commission from 2004 – 2011.

Mr. Ahlstrom has been awarded an AV rating, the highest awarded by Martindale-Hubbell.  He is recognized by Best Lawyers in America in Commercial Litigation.  In 2011-2014 he was recognized by Benchmark Litigation as one of its “Future Stars” based on feedback from clients and peers. He was recognized by Mountain States Super Lawyers in business litigation and has been continuously listed in Utah Business magazine as one of Utah’s Legal Elite.



Parr Brown is consistently recognized by peers and clients for its sophisticated legal work.