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Kathryn Kinikini

Attorney - 801-538-5042

Kathryn’s primary areas of practice include title examination, due diligence concerning mineral acquisitions, and probate.  Kathryn serves clients primarily in Utah and North Dakota. 

Kathryn has reviewed thousands of documents including deeds, leases, bills of sale, agreements, rights-of-way, easements, trusts, and encumbrances, in order to chain title and prepare calculations for mineral and surface interests in the course of creating original and supplemental title opinions.  She has worked on several projects advising various clients regarding the acquisition and divestiture of various energy assets.  She also works with private parties as well as other attorneys to probate mineral estates in Utah and North Dakota. 

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Practice Areas

Title Work

  • Drilling & Division Order Title Opinions

  • Acquisition Opinions

  • Financing Opinions

  • Supplemental Title Opinions

  • Curative Title Work

  • Lease Negotiations

  • Financing Title Matters

Transactional & Due Diligence

  • Purchase & Sale Agreements

  • Permitting

  • Environmental Due Diligence

Acquisition & Divestiture

  • Due Diligence

  • Title

  • Contract Issues

  • Deal Structuring

    • Transfer of Title

    • Indemnification

    • Confidentiality

    • Lien Priority

  • Third-Party Consents and Waiver

    • Consents to Assign

    • Waiver of Preferential Purchase Rights

  • Transactional Documents

    • Letter of Intent

    • Confidentiality Agreements

    • Purchase & Sale Agreements

    • Title Defects

  • Closing Documents

  • Curative Title Documents

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  • Kathryn is admitted to practice in Utah.

Professional & Civic Organizations

  • Utah State Bar, member

  • Utah Association of Professional Landmen, attendee (2017-present)

  • Utah Food Bank, volunteer

  • Ronald McDonald House, volunteer

  • Neighborhood House Utah, liaison

  • Pro Bono Family Law Advisor

  • Pro Bono Immigration Law Advisor

  • Pro Bono Probate Law Advisor


  • University of Utah (J.D., 2014)

  • Brigham Young University (Masters Certificate, 2010)

  • Brigham Young University (B.A., 2009)

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