Lawrence R. Barusch

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Lawrence R.Barusch

Lawrence Barusch has been a shareholder in Parsons Behle & Latimer’s Corporate and Tax department for several decades, where he practices taxation, international transactions, business, finance, and estate planning for high net worth individuals.

Before moving to Salt Lake City, he was a shareholder at Klemm, Blair & Barusch of Agana, Guam. Mr. Barusch served as president and as a member of the Board of Governors of the Guam Bar Association and was a contributor to the Guam Bar Journal. He remains an active member of the Bar in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, as well as Guam.

He was chairman of the Tax Section of the Utah State Bar and is currently a member of the committees on Taxation of Foreigners and Foreign Investment of the Tax Section of the American Bar Association. He is an adjunct professor at the S. J. Quinney College of Law, focusing on the taxation of corporations and limited liability companies.


Practice Areas



Harvard University Law School (J.D., 1975)

Honors: Cum Laude

Harvard University (B.A., 1971)

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

    Sheldon Fellow, 1971-1972

    Phi Beta Kappa (early election, 1970)


Named 2011 Utah State Bar Tax Practitioner of the Year

Peter J. Billings Award for Excellence in Teaching, S.J. Quinney College of Law, 2004

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America, Tax Law and Trusts & Estates

Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ rating



American Bar Association, Tax Section,
Taxation of Foreigners/Foreign Investment

Utah Bar Association, Tax Committee

Guam Bar Association
(1982 - 1984)

Bar of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands



Counsel, The Road Home


U.S. Supreme Court
Northern Mariana Islands
U.S. Tax Court
U.S. Dist. Court, Northern Dist. of California
U.S. Dist. Court, Dist. of Utah
U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit


Harvard University Law School