D. Brent Rose

D. Brent Rose


Clyde Snow & Sessions, P.C.

Recognized since 2013

Salt Lake City, Utah

Practice Areas

Water Law

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Secretary, Shareholder and Director

Mr. Rose brings more than four decades of experience in water law and local government advisement. He represents local and special districts, including municipalities, special water districts, municipal water companies, irrigation companies, private developers, and individuals. Mr. Rose assists clients in a variety of areas including public finance, acting primarily as issuers’ counsel for various issuers of municipal bonds; various matters of local governmental advisement to cities and various special service districts, improvement districts, and water conservancy districts, including the creation of special and local districts of various kinds as authorized under Utah law; and counsels developers on various real estate matters, including water rights advisement, and the preparation and negotiation of annexation and development agreements with various municipalities and special districts having jurisdiction.
    Personal
    • Born in Salt Lake City, Utah and currently resides in Stansbury Park, Utah.
    • President, Texas Lubbock Mission, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (2005–08)

    Speaking Engagements

    • “Irrigation Company Bylaws & State Law,” 2018 Utah Water Users Workshop (St. George, Utah - 2018)
    • “Special District Board Governance Issues,” Rural Water Association (Layton, Utah - 2016)
    • “Utah Local and Special Districts, Creation, Powers, etc.,” Utah Water Users Association (St. George, Utah - 2012)
    • “Civility and the Legal Profession,” Rural Water Association (North Salt Lake, Utah - 2010)
    • “Civility,” Water Law and Policy Seminar (St. George, Utah - 2010)
    • “Water Rights and Irrigation,” Rural Water Association of Utah (North Salt Lake, Utah - 2009)

    Contact & Links

    Location

    • One Utah Center, 22nd Floor
      201 South Main Street
      Salt Lake City, UT 84111

    Education

    • Brigham Young University , J.D., graduated 1979
    • University of Utah , BA, graduated 1976

    Bar Admissions

    • Utah, Utah State Bar

    Affiliations

    • Prudential Bache Securities, Municipal Finance Division - Vice President
    • Stansbury Recreation Service Area - Member, Board of Trustees, 16 years
    • Texas Lubbock Mission, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (2005-2008) - President

    Clyde Snow & Sessions, P.C.
    Headquarters: Salt Lake City, Utah

    11 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

    2 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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    Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

    • Water Law, Salt Lake City (2020)
    • Water Law, Salt Lake City (2017)

    Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

    • Water Law

    Awards:

    • AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
    • 2020 Water Law “Lawyer of the Year,” Best Lawyers® (Salt Lake City, Utah)
    • Best Lawyers in America©, Water Law (2013-2021)
    • 2017 Water Law “Lawyer of the Year,” Best Lawyers® (Salt Lake City, Utah)
    • Utah Business Magazine, Utah Legal Elite, Energy & Natural Resources (2021)

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