Practice Areas:
  • Construction Law
  • Transportation Law
Contact Information
Professional

Stevan is a member at Skoubye Nielson & Johansen, LLC. He manages a national commercial litigation practice with a special emphasis in transportation and construction law. He is an active member of the Transportation Lawyers Association (TLA) and Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA). He is the co-chair of the TLA’s Logistics and E-Commerce Committee.

Stevan assists freight brokers and trucking companies manage the risks inherent in the transportation industry. This includes advising brokers, freight forwarders, and carriers as they navigate complex cargo and casualty claims, providing insurance coverage analysis when cargo or casualty claims arise, and drafting transportation contracts that contemplate and mitigate risk before it occurs.

Stevan also provides experienced and aggressive representation to contractors, suppliers, and construction services professionals. He has successfully helped his clients work through complicated insurance coverage disputes, contract negotiations, lien foreclosures, bond claims, and land use issues.

Although based out of Salt Lake City, Stevan’s transportation and construction practices take him all over the State of Utah and the United States.

Prior to joining Skoubye Nielson & Johansen, Stevan was a judicial extern for the Hon. Ronald E. Nehring (Ret.) of the Utah Supreme Court.

Education

• S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, Juris Doctor, 2008
• Brigham Young University, B.A. Asian Studies, 2004
• Ricks College, A.A. Chinese, 2002

Affiliations

• Utah State Bar Association, Construction Section
• Transportation Lawyers Association (TLA)
• Co-Chair, TLA Logistics and E-Commerce Committee (2013-present)
• Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA)

Publications

“Tar Sands – Worth the Energy? An Analysis of the Future of Utah’s Tar Sands” – Journal of Land, Resources and Environmental Law, Vol. 27. Salt Lake City: University of Utah College of Law, 2007.

Personal

Stevan and his wife Joelle have three children. They enjoy trail running, skiing, and traveling as a family.