Attorney Profile

Mr. Carlile works in Ray Quinney & Nebeker’s Provo Office. He specializes in commercial litigation, land use, eminent domain, commercial law and banking matters. Mr. Carlile has experience in a broad variety of litigation fields including contracts, business separations, and litigation, trust and estate litigation, land use regulation disputes, construction litigation, bankruptcy and insolvency litigation. Mr. Carlile has significant trial experience having tried both jury and bench trials in the federal and state courts. He has also argued appeals in both federal and state courts. Mr. Carlile was lead counsel representing banking interests in large fraudulent mortgage schemes. He also served as lead litigation counsel for the State of Utah as receiver of one of the largest property and casualty insurance company insolvency proceedings in the country.

Mr. Carlile and his wife Jane are deeply involved in community affairs serving in a variety of elected and appointed positions.

Mr. Carlile maintains an AV Preeminent (5.0) rating with Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating awarded to attorneys for professional competence and ethics.  He has been included on the list of The Best Lawyers in America in Commercial Litigation and has been selected for inclusion in Mountain States Super Lawyers (2012-2017) in the category of Business Litigation.  Mr. Carlile has also been voted by his peers throughout the state as one of Utah’s “Legal Elite,” as published in Utah Business Magazine (2005, 2007-09, 2013-15).

Education

Brigham Young University, J.D., 1981

  • Chairman of the Moot Court Board

Utah State University, B.A., Accounting, 1978

  • Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Alpha Psi

Prior Professional Experience

  • Law Clerk to Judge David K. Winder, United States District Court, District of Utah, 1982
  • Associate, Parsons, Behle & Latimer, 1981

Admitted to Practice

  • Utah State Bar
  • Utah Supreme Court
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States 10th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court, District of Utah

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Member, Mountainland Applied Technology College Board, 2008-present
  • Member, Housing Authority of Provo Board, 2008-present
  • Member/Past Chairman, Provo City Planning Commission, 1997-2003
  • Member, Provo/Orem Chamber of Commerce Board, 2001-2003
  • Chairman, Utah Valley State College Foundation Board, 2001-2003
  • Member, Utah County Career Services Council, 1999-2003
  • Member, Utah County Planning Commission 1990-1995
  • Member, Utah County Board of Adjustments 1990-1996
  • Committee Member, Provo City Project 2000 (General Master Plan Revision Committee)
  • Advisory Board, Habitat for Humanity Utah County
  • Member/Past President, Provo Rotary International

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