J. Rueben Clark Law School, 1989
University of Utah, B.A. 1986
Utah State Bar, 1989
Idaho State Bar, 2011
Wyoming State Bar, 2007
Arbitrator and Mediator
DRI Member, 1995 – Present
Past President & Officer, Utah Defense Lawyers Association
Admitted, U.S. District Court, District of Utah, 1989
Admitted, U.S. District Court, District of Idaho, 2011
Clifford Payne has been practicing law since 1989 and specializes in construction defect litigation, complex and large loss injury litigation, trucking and transportation, premises liability and liquor liability. He is AV preeminent rated by Martindale Hubbell and is recognized by his peers for the highest level of professional excellence. Mr. Payne is an active Arbitrator and Mediator in Utah, Idaho and Wyoming and has successfully arbitrated and mediated hundreds of cases both as a lawyer and as an Arbitrator/Mediator. Mr. Payne is licensed in state and federal courts in Utah, Idaho and Wyoming and actively handles cases in all three states.
Mr. Payne is an avid skier and tennis player and enjoys spending time with his family when not practicing law.