Mitchell, Harold D
Title: Adjunct Instructor
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Employment History

Private law practice

1978 - present Springville, Spanish Fork and Provo, Utah

§     General civil law practice

§     Emphasis in municipal, water, construction, real estate, business law

City Attorney

1992 -1998  Springville City, Springville, Utah

§     Engineering and planning advisor

§     Risk manager

§     Construction project manager

Deputy County Attorney

1977-1978  Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City, Utah

§     Prosecuted welfare fraud

§     Enforced child support orders

Assistant Attorney General

1974-1977  State of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

§     Represented Department of Transportation and Department of Agriculture

§     Emphasis in real estate acquisition, including eminent domain, and construction law.

Adjunct Faculty

1990-present Civil Engineering Department, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

§     Graduate classes in highway design, traffic engineering, transportation planning

§     Undergraduate classes in surveying, hydrology, transportation engineering

2011-present:  Geomatics Department, Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah

§  Boundary Line Law class

Civil Engineering & Surveying

1992-present  M & O Engineering, Springville, Utah

§     Principal and partner

§     General civil engineering & land surveying practice

§     Emphasis in land development and construction


1992  Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

§     Master of Science / Civil Engineering

1974  University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

§     Juris Doctor

1967-1971  Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

§     Bachelor of Arts / Political Science

§     Minor in History

§     Honors program

§     Graduated cum laude

§     Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Eta Sigma

Professional Affiliations

Utah State Bar Association, admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Utah

Registered Professional Engineer, State of Utah

Registered Professional Land Surveyor, States of Utah and Idaho

Utah Council of Land Surveyors

Community Activities

Judge Pro Tem, Fourth District Court, State of Utah

General Counsel, Springville Museum of Art

Board of Directors, Utah Risk Management Mutual Association

Board of Directors, South Utah Valley Municipal Water Association

Geomatics Advisory Board, Utah Valley University

Other Skills and Activities

Farm and ranch operation, Parowan, Utah

Private pilot

Accident reconstruction in association with Benson Engineering

Computer skills in AutoCAD, Excel, Word

Hiking, camping, photography, geodetics

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