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Orem Utah Firm Overview

J. Kevin Bird and Robert Fugal have been practicing law together since November, 1988, under the name of Bird & Fugal. Both are graduates of the J Reuben Clark Law School and both have served as law clerks for bankruptcy judges. They talk and work together to help clients get the benefit of their combined knowledge, experience and relationships.

J. Kevin Bird, Trustee, JD, LLM , Utah Bar admission October 5, 1983.

J. Kevin Bird is a native of Springville Utah where he grew up and graduated from Springville High School with honors and excelled in tennis and debate. He served an LDS Mission to Germany and received a Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University. He studied law and graduated from the J. Reuben Clark Law School April 1983. Still thirsting for knowledge he went to New York University where he obtained an LLM degree in Corporate Law. Thereafter he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Eckhart A. Thompson, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Central District of California, and then as a law clerk to the Honorable Glen E. Clark, Chief United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Utah. Following his clerkships, in 1988 he was appointed as a Chapter 7 trustee. He has represented creditors and debtors in all aspects of bankruptcy. He currently serves full time as a Chapter 7 panel trustee.

Kevin is a devoted family man. He and his wife Cindy have raised their children through the many years of his professional school and work. He loves to be with and lead his children and their spouses and grandchildren. In addition to family and church, Kevin loves health and fitness and golf.

Robert Fugal, JD, Utah Bar admission October 6, 1982.

Robert Fugal was born in American Fork and raised in Pleasant Grove and Lindon, Utah. After graduating from Pleasant Grove High School, with the help of scholarships and part time work in Orem and Provo, he graduated from BYU with a bachelors degree in 1977 and a law degree in 1982. He served as a law clerk to the Honorable Eckhart A. Thompson, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Central District of California, then practiced as an associate in the bankruptcy law firm of Ryder and Walter in Fresno CA. In 1988 he moved back home and co-founded with Kevin Bird the firm of Bird & Fugal to serve people needing debt relief services.  Mr. Fugal focused his practice on representing debtors in workouts and Chapters 7, 11 and 13 bankruptcies.  With the decline in bankruptcy filings in 2005, Mr. Fugal expanded his practice to include estate planning, wills, trusts, healthcare directives, powers of attorney, and tax problem resolution.

Robert is a devoted family man. He and his wife Eloise have happily raised their children together despite the challenges of undergraduate and graduate school and subsequent work and practice development. He loves being with and serving his family. He enjoys taking his turn caring for his 95 year-old father. Besides family and church he loves camping, hiking, swimming and canoeing. He loves studying about and following natural health remedies.