Jason S. Nichols

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Jason S.Nichols
Real Estate & Finance Practice Area Chair
Phone: 801.532.1234
Direct: 801.536.6907

Jason S. Nichols is a shareholder at Parsons Behle & Latimer, is chair of the Real Estate & Finance Department, and concentrates his practice on real estate transactions, commercial lending and commercial contracts.

Mr. Nichols represents numerous clients (both large and small) in buying, selling, financing, entitling, developing, and leasing all types of real property in Utah and throughout the Intermountain West.

He represents financial institutions, other lenders and borrowers in large and small lending transactions, negotiations and workouts.

Mr. Nichols also represents domestic and international mining clients on commercial contracting matters including the purchase and sale of goods, materials and finished products, service agreements, and engineering, procurement, construction and construction management agreements. He has spent significant time with in-house counsel of two different global mining clients advising and assisting on contracting and other matters.

Mr. Nichols has served on his local city planning commission and, prior to joining the firm, he worked eight years in commercial real estate development.


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Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School (J.D., 2000)

Member, BYU Law Review
Member, Order of the Coif
Honors: Magna Cum Laude

University of Utah (B.A., 1996)

Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Major: Accounting


Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ rating

Mountain States Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2010

Mountain States Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2009

Utah Legal Elite 2020 (Natural Resources)

Utah Legal Elite 2018 (Energy/Natural Resources)

Utah Legal Elite 2017 (Real Estate)

Utah Legal Elite 2016 (Real Estate)

Utah Legal Elite 2015 (Real Estate)

Utah Legal Elite 2014 (Real Estate)

Utah Legal Elite 2012 (Real Estate)

Utah Legal Elite 2011 (Real Estate)



American Bar Association
(2000 - Present)

J. Reuben Clark Law Society
Executive Secretary and Member, International Conference and Events Committee
(2018 - Present)
Chair, Salt Lake City Chapter
(2015 - 2017)
Chair Elect, Salt Lake City Chapter
(2013 - 2015)
Board Member, Salt Lake City Chapter
(2011 - 2017)
(2000 - Present)

International Council of Shopping Centers
(2006 - Present)

Utah State Bar Association, Real Property, Banking & Finance
(2000 - Present)


National Ability Center, Splore Committee Member
(2017 - Present)
Splore, Executive Committee Member
(2016 - 2017)
Splore, Board Member
(2014 - 2017)

Centerville City Planning Commission
(2007 - 2009)



U.S. Dist. Court, Dist. of Utah


Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School