Why Us?

At York Howell & Guymon, our sole focus and objective is to provide the best estate, tax, business and asset protection planning in the Intermountain West. In order to accomplish that, we set a high standard for every attorney who works at our firm.

National Training

Every year, attorneys are required to attend educational courses to maintain their licenses. Most attorneys in Utah stay right here to get that education. The training here in Utah is good. In fact, attorneys at York Howell & Guymon regularly teach these kinds of classes. But we also realize that if you want the absolute best training, you have to go to national conferences which focus exclusively on a particular area of practice. That’s why each attorney at York Howell & Guymon attends the top rated national tax and estate planning courses every single year. If you want to be the best, you need to learn from the best.

Regional Footprint

We live in a mobile society and many people have family members, businesses and assets in a variety of locations. Most attorneys at York Howell & Guymon are licensed in multiple states and they study the laws of each of those states, so they can take care of all of your needs. Attorneys at York Howell & Guymon are licensed to practice law in Utah, Idaho, Arizona, Alaska, Texas, Washington state, Wyoming, and California, as well as the US Tax Court.

A Spirit of Service

The following is just a sampling of organizations that attorneys and staff at York Howell & Guymon have supported or are currently supporting:

  • Utah State Bar
  • Utah Association of CPAs
  • Utah Financial Planners Association
  • The Pi Fund
  • Salt Lake Theological Seminary
  • Primary Children’s Medical Center Planned Gifts Committee
  • Big Canyon Ranch
  • Holding Out HELP
  • Little Heroes Foundation
  • Huntsman Cancer Foundation
  • Utah Film Center
  • Salt Lake Donated Dental Services
  • Wills for Heroes Foundation
  • Park City Rotary
  • Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company
  • The Food & Care Coalition


We would like to congratulate Paxton Guymon for being named one of the top 100 lawyers in the entire mountain states region by Super Lawyers magazine!

Utah Business Magazine has named our very own


  • Chris Jones – Corporate Law and Transactions
  • Stephen Mayfield – Estate Planning,
  • David York – Estate Planning
  • Andrew Howell – Estate Planning
as a Utah Legal Elite.


York Howell & Guymon have been crowned: Best for Estate, Tax, Business and Asset Protection Planning – Utah

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