Conrad H. Johansen

Practice Areas:

  • Construction Law
  • Construction and HOA Liens
  • Real Estate Development / Condominiums / Planned Unit Development / CC&Rs
  • Conflict Resolution / Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Litigation
  • Negotiation
Contact Information
Honors & Awards
  • AV Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Superb Rating from Avvo
  • Legal Elite Lawyer from Utah Business Magazine
Skoubye, Nielson, Johansen Attorneys Salt Lake City Utah

Professional Credentials

Conrad is a member at Skoubye Nielson & Johansen, LLC. His practice focuses on business, construction, and real estate transactions and dispute resolution. His experience includes:

      • Resolution of conflicts and disputes through negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and litigation
      • Negotiating and drafting agreements for construction projects, asset sales, business transfers, and real estate development, transfer and leasing
      • Construction lien foreclosure litigation and Utah Residence Lien Recovery Fund claims
      • Payment bond claims (both state and federal Miller Act)
      • Construction defect litigation
      • Condominium and PUD organizational document drafting and enforcement of CC&Rs
      • General contract disputes and collections

Conrad has represented owners, developers, general contractors, architects, engineers, subcontractors, fabricators, construction material suppliers, sureties, insurance companies, and other businesses.

Conrad practiced law for five years at the law firm of Babcock Scott & Babcock. In 2003, he joined Skoubye, Nielson & Johansen, LLC, where, as a partner with the firm, he continues to represent clients in general business-, construction- and real estate-related disputes and transactions.


Conrad received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management from Brigham Young University in 1994. He received his Juris Doctor degree, graduating cum laude from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, in 1998, with a focus on contracts, construction law, and real property law.

Admissions & Associations

Conrad is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Utah and the United States District Court for Utah. Conrad is currently a member of the Construction Law Section of the Utah Bar, where he served for several years in the leadership of that section, including as Chair during 2010. Conrad is likewise a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, the Litigation Section, and the Real Property Law Section of the Utah State Bar. Conrad has served on the executive committee of the Utah Construction Suppliers Association and has been involved in drafting legislation related to the construction industry in Utah as well as acting as an advisor with respect to proposed legislation affecting the construction industry in Utah.


Conrad enjoys getting out in the outdoors, be it running trails or mountain biking. He and his wife have five children.

Articles By Conrad

How to File a Bond Claim
Don’t Get Caught in a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Sham
Tips for Getting Paid and Avoiding a Lawsuit on Your Next Construction Project
What Is a Preliminary Notice and How Do I File One?

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