Mr. McConkie is a shareholder whose practice focuses on family law and divorce. Mr. McConkie’s experience and education led him to family law and influences his approach to solving problems and working through issues. Specifically, he studied psychology at the University of Utah and continued his study of human behavior at the University of Hartford in Connecticut where he received his M.S. in Organizational Behavior. While studying organizational behavior, Mr. McConkie focused his studies on how people get in (and out) of conflict. He then obtained his law degree at Hamline University where he spent time studying how methods of alternative dispute resolution can be used effectively in legal disputes.Mr. McConkie frequently tries cases and goes to court. He is a skilled negotiator, litigator, and trial advocate, and he helps clients make educated and wise decisions as they determine whether it is in their best interest to go to trial. Mr. McConkie understands the unique dynamics of conflict in family disputes, and is prepared and willing when necessary to take cases to trial. His judgment and ability to evaluate options gives clients sound advice.