Phone: (801) 272-7556

For 26 years, Mr. Perry has specialized in representing lenders and businesses in banking, finance, real property and commercial litigation. For the past 11 years, Mr. Perry has also represented consumers in class actions for consumer claims in the areas of collection agencies, credit reporting, identity theft, buyers clubs, post-dated check outlets and automobile fraud.

Practice Areas

Consumer Protection
Class Actions
Commercial Litigation
Bankruptcy-Creditor's Rights
Financial Instutions

Real Estate

Professional Experience

• Hoole & King, 2002-current
• Kesler & Rust, 1991-2001
• Woodbury, Jensen, Kesler & Swinton, 1988-1991
• Kirton & McConkie, 1981-1987
• Burnett & Perry, 1979-1981

Mr. Perry has handled some of the largest consumer protection class actions in Utah. He has also handled substantial commercial litigation between businesses.


• Utah Supreme Court
• U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
• U.S. District Court for the District of Utah


• University of Utah College of Law, Juris Doctor, 1979

• University of Utah, Masters of Business Administration, 1977

• University of Utah, Bachelor of Science, cum laude, 1975

Professional Affiliations

• Utah Trial Lawyers Association

• National Association of Consumer Advocates
• National Consumer Law Center

Recent Reported Cases

Ditty v. CheckRite, 973 F. Supp. 1320 (D. Ut. 1997) - 79,000 member class
Ditty v. CheckRite, 182 F.R.D. 639 (D. Ut. 1998)
Johnson v. Riddle, 305 F.3d 1107 (10th Cir. 2002)
Haymond v. Bonneville Billing and Collections, Inc., 216 F.3d. 1087 (10th Cir. 1998)


Mr. Perry was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on October 8, 1951. He has been married to his high school sweetheart, Janet E. Haycock, for 32 years. They have since acquired six wonderful children, four girls and two boys accompanied with three great sons-in-law. Mr. Perry’s passions include snow skiing with his family in the winter and golfing with his boys in the summer.