Recommended by your friends and neighbors since 1968

Our Team

M. Richard Walker

Licensed in Utah

Matthew P. Steiner

Licensed in Utah

Gregory J. Schmidt

Licensed in Utah

David B. Hatch

Licensed in Utah, New Mexico, Wyoming

Practice Areas

Practice Areas

  • Real Property
  • Business Formation & Transactions
  • Estate Planning & Asset Protection
  • Oil & Gas / Natural Resources
  • Social Security Representation
  • Collections / Debtor & Creditor Law

Real Property

Walker, Steiner & Schmidt offers a complete range of services in the areas of commercial, industrial and residential real estate. Our knowledge and experience covers acquisition, development, financing, leasing, mortgage lending, title insurance issues and litigation. Our attorneys have extensive experience with real estate challenges and planning, including representation before planning, zoning and other government boards.


Within the general area of Real Property, our attorneys represent clients in the following:

  • Purchase and Sale Transactions
  • Title Issues
  • Mechanics Liens
  • Environmental Law
  • Leasing Transactions
  • Condemnation
  • Like-Kind Exchanges
  • Real Estate Development
  • Zoning and Land Use Planning
  • Natural Resources and Water Law
  • Secured Lending Transactions
  • Construction Law
  • Landlord/Tenant Disputes


If you wish to speak with an attorney about your business needs and questions, please contact our office.

Business Formation & Transactions

Our attorneys are able to assist clients throughout all phases in the life of a business, from choice of the appropriate entity, formation, structuring compensation and employment agreements, providing tax advice, protecting intellectual property, facilitating ownership succession, advising on government regulation, resolving business disputes through the end stages of selling the business, tax-free reorganizations, dissolution and liquidations, or bankruptcy.


Specialized Practice Areas
The general area of Business and Corporate Formation and Transactions includes the following specialized practice areas:

  • Business Formation/Choice of Entity
  • Corporations
  • Partnerships (General and Limited)
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Business Trusts
  • Charitable Organizations
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Succession Planning
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Non-competition Agreements
  • Employment Agreements

If you wish to speak with an attorney about your business needs and questions, please contact our office.

Estate Planning & Asset Protection

Whether you need help with a simple will and revocable trust, power of attorney and medical directive or you need complex and sophisticated planning for special situations such as estate taxes, asset protection, second marriages, or family members with special needs, we can help you.


Areas of expertise include:

Wills and Revocable Trusts

Life Insurance Trusts

Legacy or Dynasty Trusts

Asset Protection Trusts

Intentionally Defective Grantor Trusts (IDGT)

Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts (GRAT)

Charitable Remainder Trusts (CRT)

Private Foundations and Public Charities

Family Limited Liability Companies

Special Needs Trusts

Medicaid Trusts & Planning

Veterans Planning

Social Security Representation

Walker, Steiner & Schmidt can help individuals obtain disability benefits through the Social Security Administration at all levels.  We offer the guidance you need to obtain your legal Social Security benefits. If you are physically or mentally disabled and cannot work, contact us today for a free consultation.


We can help you by:

  • Analyzing your case by medical and vocational experts on staff to determine eligibility
  • Ensuring you provide information that helps lead to a positive outcome when submitting your claim
  • Handling each process of your claim including representation at a hearing in front of an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ)

Collections / Debtor & Creditor Law

Dealing with collections, bankruptcy and troubled loans can be a difficult part of doing business. We have experience representing banks, lenders, and other businesses, that need advice, and representation when they are facing collections, insolvency or bankruptcy issues.


We can help you navigate the complexities of collections, bankruptcy, loan restructuring, and judgment enforcement.  We work to protect your rights, whether you are a borrower, a guarantor, or a creditor.


  • Loan and Asset Recovery
  • Loan Restructuring
  • Collateral Protection
  • Foreclosure and Repossession
  • Debt Collection
  • Judgment Enforcement and Collection