Ron Price

Ron Price


J.D., J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, 1989

B.A., University of Utah, 1986


Accomplished civil litigation attorney with a broad range of experience in jury trials, bench trials, arbitrations, and appellate matters.  Litigation experience includes class action false advertising/consumer fraud cases, intellectual property litigation, unfair competition, securities fraud, RICO, employment litigation, partnership disputes, bank related litigation, and other general civil litigation matters.  Extensive experience in advertising compliance matters, including false advertising litigation against the Federal Trade Commission.  Represent numerous collection agencies and other debt collectors in defending against claims asserted under the FDCPA, FCRA, and related state consumer protection statutes.  Job history includes:

Partner, Price Parkinson & Kerr, PLLC, January 2011 – Present

Associate General Counsel to Basic Research, LLC and related entities, January 2008 – Present

Partner, Peters Scofield Price, APC, October 2003 – December 2007

Parsons Kinghorn Harris, January 2002 – October 2003, and May 1992 – July 2007

Foster & Foster, August 1997 – November 2001

Callister, Nebeker & McCullough, October 1989 – May 1992


Admitted in all Utah state and federal courts since October 1989

9th Circuit Court of Appeals

10th Circuit Court of Appeals

Have been admitted pro hac vice in numerous other courts, including Oregon state and federal courts, Central and Northern Districts of California, District of Arizona, Idaho state and federal courts, Colorado state court and workers’ compensation board, Northern and Southern Districts of Texas, Southern District of Ohio, District of New Jersey, Eastern District of New York, District of Connecticut, and Federal Trade Commission.


False Advertising/Consumer Fraud Litigation, Class Action Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, FDCPA and Related Federal/State Consumer Protection Statutes, General Commercial Litigation.


Carter-Reed Co., LLC v. Demulder, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 69137 (D. Utah 2014)

Philhower v. Express Recovery Services, Inc., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 22671 (D. Utah 2014)

Sinju v. Express Recovery Services, Inc., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 177526 (D. Utah 2013)

Peck v. Bonneville Billing and Collections, Inc., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 127566 (D. Utah 2013)

Gatt v. Express Recovery Services, Inc., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 79270 (D. Utah 2011)

Henderson v. N.A.R., Inc., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 62334 (D. Utah 2011)

Dysthe v. Basic Research, LLC, 273 F.R.D. 625 (C.D. Cal. 2011)

Morgan v. N.A.R., Inc., 2008 WL 2149370 (D. Utah 2008)

Morgan v. N.A.R., Inc., 2008 WL 639128 (D. Utah 2008)

Timothy v. Aqua Finance, Inc., 2008 WL 200316 (D. Utah 2008)

Timothy v. Aqua Finance, Inc., 2007 WL 4299808 (D. Utah 2007)

Whitmer v. World Financial Network Nat’l Bank, 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 73169 (D. Utah 2006)

Lundahl v. Quinn, 67 P.3d 1000 (Utah 2003)

Basic Research LLC v. Cytodyne Technologies, Inc., 2001 WL 740541 (D. Utah 2001)

Basic Research LLC v. Cytodyne Technologies, Inc., 2000 WL 33363261 (D. Utah 2000)

CIG Exploration v. Tenneco Oil Co., 1996 U.S. App. LEXIS 9272 (10th Cir. 1996)

Jeppsen v. Piper, Jaffray & Hopwood, Inc., 879 F. Supp. 1130 (D. Utah 1995)

CIG Exploration v. Hill, 824 F. Supp. 1532 (D. Utah 1993)

Lion Hill Mines v. Zions First National Bank, 1992 U.S. App. LEXIS 2486 (10th Cir. 1992)

Schoepe v. Zions First National Bank, 750 F. Supp. 1084 (D. Utah 1990)


Water skiing, squash and tennis (prior to hobby ending knee surgery), avid fan of University of Utah athletics and Real Salt Lake, music, and good books.  Married with one daughter and three sons.