(801) 531-7000

Brian J. Babcock

Law Practice – Mr. Babcock is an AV rated (highest Martindale Hubbell rating) shareholder in the Salt Lake City law firm of Babcock Scott & Babcock, P.C. His practice is concentrated on both commercial and residential construction, contract disputes, defective construction, collections and real estate matters. He has represented owners, general contractors, subcontractors, architects, surety bond companies, fabricators, trade associations and suppliers in the Intermountain West. He has also participated in various alternative dispute resolution proceedings. Mr. Babcock has acted as a judge pro-tem for the Utah Third District Court, Salt Lake Department.

Construction Experience – Mr. Babcock has been involved with construction for most of his life. He worked with his father’s construction company and later received his undergraduate degree in Construction Management. This included a broad range of experiences with the construction industry. This also required working with contractors, architects, owners, developers, and others in their various trades.

Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School
J.D., 1992

Brigham Young University
B.S. Construction Management, 1989

  • Utah, 1992
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1994
  • Idaho, 2011
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho, 2011


  • Utah Bar Association
    • Construction Law Section
    • Litigation Section
  • American Bar Association
    • Forum on the Construction Industry
    • Fidelity and Surety Committee of Torts and Insurance Practice Section
  • Idaho Bar Association
  • Associated General Contractors
  • Associated Builders & Contractors of Utah
  • Utah Surety Association
  • Utah Floor Covering Association


  • Vice President of Utah Youth Soccer Association
  • Former Chairman of the Disciplinary Committee, Utah Youth Soccer Association
  • Former Judge Pro-Tem, Third District Court, Salt Lake Department, State of Utah
  • Former member of the Executive Committee for Litigation Section, Utah State Bar
  • Legislative Committee Member and former Chairman, Associated General Contractors of Utah
  • Former Board of Directors of the American Concrete Paving Association, Utah Chapter


  • AV Preeminent rating by Martindale Hubble Legal Directory
  • Utah Legal Elite – Construction
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers – Construction Litigation
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers – The Top 100


  • Lectured to numerous groups on various legal topics relating to the construction industry, including Utah Bar Association, Associated General Contractors of Utah, Associated Builders & Contractors of Utah, Utah Surety Association, Lorman Education, NBI, Utah Valley University, Salt Lake Community College
  • Acted as trial attorney on various construction disputes involving defective construction, contract disputes, delay claims, bond and mechanic’s lien claims, collection matters including motion practice
  • Involved in numerous arbitration proceedings through the American Arbitration Association and private arbitrations
  • Participated in numerous mediation proceedings and as litigant.
  • Currently acting as a mediator in construction matters
  • Sports:  Golf, Tennis, Soccer
  • Family Activities
  • Scouting

About Us

At Babcock Scott & Babcock, our attorneys have over one hundred years of combined legal experience. We counsel our clients to avoid disputes. When a claim does arise, we are proactive in advocating our client’s interests. Located in Salt Lake City, Utah, our firm is the premier construction law firm in the State of Utah.

Contact Info

370 East South Temple, 4th Floor
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: (801) 531-7000
Fax: (801) 531-7060
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