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Richard Frandsen

Rich Frandsen concentrates his practice in the areas of creditor rights, business, contracts, and commercial litigation. He has practiced law in Salt Lake City since 1979. Rich is a retired Lieutenant Colonel (JAG Legal Officer) in the U.S. Army Reserves. In his early career, he served as Associate General Counsel for Gulf Energy Corporation, as a prosecutor, and as a consumer fraud investigator for the Washington State Attorney General.

Rich has been cited several times as one of “Utah’s Legal Elite” and is a frequent lecturer for corporate sponsors.

  • Debtor’s Word is his Bond, Debt3 Magazine (May/June 2005) Commercial Law League of America
  • Collection Litigation (quoted and pictured in the article), Utah Business Magazine
  • Me, A Collection Attorney (article on FDCPA), Utah Bar Journal
  • How to Get Results in Collection of Delinquent Debts in Utah, National Business Institute, 1995 with updated editions
  • Commercial Collections for the Non-Attorney, National Business Institute, 2008
  • Advanced Collection Strategies, National Business Institute, 2009
  • Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Intermountain Commercial Record
  • Why Don’t You Just Go There and Pick Up the Money, NACM Credit Line


  • Brigham Young University, B.A., 1975
  • Gonzaga University Law, J. D., 1979

Bar Admissions:

  • Utah Supreme Court
  • U.S District Court of Utah
  • United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Army Court of Military Review


  • Commercial Law League of America
  • Barrister, American Inns of Court
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