Bruce is one of Jenkins Bagley’s founding members. His legal practice focuses on homeowner association law, real estate, construction defect, business and civil litigation. As legal counsel representing homeowner associations, Bruce advises associations on how to comply with and enforce their governing documents to stay current with federal and state statutes. He often drafts amendments to the governing documents and prepares opinion letters to assist associations with legal issues that occur within the association.
In addition to being a member of Federal, State and local Bar organizations, Bruce is a member of the Community Association Institute (CAI), the Southern Utah Subchapter of CAI, and legislative chair of the Utah CAI Legislative Action Committee (LAC). As the legislative chair for LAC, Bruce has been a principal drafter of laws affecting common interest communities. In 2012, Bruce was inducted as a fellow into the College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL), one of less than 165 in the country. The CCAL organization acknowledges CAI member attorneys who have contributed to the development of the field of community association law and have shown high standards of professional and ethical conduct in the practice of common interest communities’ law.
Bruce has been an expert witness on community association matters and a presenter of community association events at national and local conventions. For two years Bruce was in- house counsel for a St. George developer. He regularly trains community managers and association board members and has published several articles on homeowner association law. For several years, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2015-2017, Bruce has been included in Utah’s Top Lawyers by Utah Business Magazine.
In his spare time, Bruce enjoys the outdoors, his wife, two daughters, and four grandchildren.