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William B. Bohling, Mediator, Ivins, Utah.

William B. Bohling

Bohling Mediation
1540 N Wintook Dr
Ivins, UT 84738
Tel: (801) 943-3730
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  • Practice Commenced2004
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Judge Bohling has served as a mediator since his retirement from the bench in 2004. His mediations focus on high-conflict, complex, and multiparty commercial, tort, employment and probate cases. As a recognition of his reputation for integrity, tenacity, and resourcefulness, he has been listed in the Mountain States Super Lawyers, and the Best Lawyers in America from 2008 to the present, has been individually profiled in Utah Business' 2013 Legal Resource Guide and was named Best Lawyers' Salt Lake City 2013, 2017, 2019 and 2021 Mediation Lawyer of the Year. He has an AV rating with Martindale-Hubbell, was awarded UCCR's 2005 Peacekeeper Award, and the Peter Billings 2010 Award for Excellence in Dispute Resolution. He is also a Distinguished Fellow of the International Academy of Mediators.

Judge Bohling has been a speaker and trainer of negotiation and mediation topics before numerous organizations including the International Academy of Mediators, the American Bar Association (Section of Dispute Resolution), Federal Bar Association (Utah Chapter), J. Reuben Clark (BYU) Law School, Utah Council on Conflict Resolution, Utah State Courts, and the Utah State Bar.

His 50-plus-year legal career includes 3-years at the Department of Justice's Antitrust Division, 5-years as a law professor, 16-years in private practice, and 11-years on Utah's district court bench. Judge Bohling was named the Utah State Bar's 1993 Distinguished Lawyer of the Year and its 2004 Judge of the Year.

Case Experience

  • Anti-Trust
  • Aviation
  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Energy Sector (Oil/Gas)
  • Engineering
  • Environmental
  • Family Businesses
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Land Use/Planning
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Libel & Slander
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Media & Communications
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Taxation
  • Technology
  • Torts
  • Trademarks/Patents
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Unfair Competition
  • Utilities
  • Wrongful Death


  • LLM, University of Michigan Law School, 1978 (trade regulation)
  • MA (Economics), Texas Tech University, 1977
  • JD, University of Utah, 1968 (law review)
  • BS (Electrical Engineering), University of Utah, 1965


  • Eric Galton & Tracy Allen, Specialized Mediation, Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, Ca (2008)
  • Randy Lowry & Jack Etheridge, Advanced Mediation: Skills & Techniques, Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, Ca (2007);
  • Ken Cloke, Into The Heart of Conflict: Mastery for Mediators, Summer Learning Forums, Harvard Negotiation Insight Initiative, Cambridge , Ma. (2006 & 2007);
  • Erica Fox & Mark Thornton, Beyond Yes Two: The Next Step in the Journey, Summer Learning Forum, Harvard Negotiation Insight Initiative, Cambridge, Ma (2006);
  • William Downes & Brian Florence, Domestic Mediation, Utah Dispute Resolution, Salt Lake City, Ut (2005);
  • Judy Mares-Dixon & Dan Dozier, The Mediation Process, CDR Associates, Boulder, Co. (2004);
  • Hon. Henry Blizzard, Mediation, American Academy of Judicial Education, Seattle, Wa (1998)
  • James Holbrook, Mediator Training, United States District Court for the District of Utah, Salt Lake City, Ut (1993);
  • James Holbrook, Basic Mediator Training, United States Arbitration & Mediation, Salt Lake City, Ut (1993)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Utah Supreme Court Professionalism Counseling Board, 2008 - 2014
  • American Bar Association, 2006 - present
  • Utah Dispute Resolution, Board of Trustees, 2005 - 2007
  • Utah Court s Roster of Mediators 2004 - 2020
  • Utah Council on Conflict Resolution, 2004 - present
  • Chair, Judicial Council s Ad Hoc Committee on Alternate Dispute Resolution, 1994-2004; member, 2004 - 2020
  • Utah Judicial Conduct Commission, 2000-03
  • US District Court for the District of Utah s Roster of Mediators, 1993, 1995-discontinuance
  • US A & M s Panel of Mediators, 1993

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