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Welcome to MediationWeekend.com, where mediation meets convenience without lacking expertise. As a seasoned lawyer, I bring years of experience as a divorce trial attorney and law professor to the table, offering exclusive mediation appointments on weekends. Designed for your convenience, this unique service allows you to address legal matters without disrupting your weekday commitments. At MediationWeekend.com, we prioritize accessible and stress-free conflict resolution, ensuring that you can navigate disputes on your own terms. Welcome to a tailored experience that blends expertise with weekend flexibility for a seamless process to resolving your case.

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About Attorney David W. Read, Esq.

David Read practices family law and estate planning throughout Utah. Prior to establishing his own firm, his practice was at the regional law firm of Strong & Hanni and later at the national divorce law firm of Cordell & Cordell. David is also a professor of business law in the School of Business at Weber State University.

Utah Business Magazine’s list of “Utah Legal Elite” and Super Lawyers have recognized David for his expertise. He provides clients with seasoned legal counsel as he focuses on the most efficient and effective litigation strategies. He works closely and effectively with qualified professionals and expert witnesses, including business evaluators, forensic accountants, clinical psychologists, custody evaluators, social workers, guardian ad litem, and real estate appraisers.

David served as a founding editor-in-chief of the Utah Journal of Family Law. He also served as the Managing Editor of the nationally esteemed academic Journal of Legal Studies Education, a publication of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business.

Honors & Education

  • University of Houston, J.D. 2009
  • London School of Economics, MSc. 2005
  • University of Utah, 2004, BA
  • History & Experience

  • Read Law, LLC
  • Cordell & Cordell
  • Strong & Hanni
  • Judicial Clerkship, The Honorable Judge
Thomas L. Kay, Utah’s Second District Court
  • Awards

  • Business Law Practitioner of the Year (2016) – Utah Bar Association
  • Academy of Legal Studies Best Paper Award, 2016
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” (multiple years)
  • Utah Business Magazine, Utah Legal Elite (multiple years)
  • Highlighted Cases

  • Gardner v. Gardner, 2019 UT 61
  • Robertson v. Stevens 2020 UT App 29
  • Training

  • Financial Analysis and Valuation for Lawyers, Harvard Law School (2021)
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy,
Trial Skills (2012)
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy,
ABA Family Law Trial Program (2019)
  • Family Law Mediation Training, Utah Dispute Resolution (2019)
  • Basic Mediation Training, Utah Dispute Resolution (2018)
  • Professional Associations
& Activities

  • Family Law Section, Utah Bar Association
  • Business Law Section, Utah Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, member
  • Utah Bar Association, member
  • Chair, Business Law Section – 2023 – 2024
  • Editorial Board, 2016 Utah Business Law for Entrepreneurs and Managers
  • Publications

  • David’s Google Scholar Profile
  • Read, D. et al. Utah Business Law for Entrepreneurs. Utah State Bar Association, 2016.
  • Empowering Understanding

    Enhance your conflict resolution journey with Mediation Weekend's focus on empowering communication. Our skilled mediation services go beyond legalities, emphasizing open dialogue and understanding. By fostering effective communication, we guide you towards constructive solutions, ensuring a resolution that not only settles disputes but also strengthens relationships. Experience the transformative power of mediation at Mediation Weekend.

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