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Sterling S. Olander

Kirton McConkie Building
50 East South Temple
Suite 400
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

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Mr. Olander is a member of the firm's Tax and Estate Planning section. His practice focuses on estate planning, tax planning, tax controversy, guardianships, non-profit organizations and probate. Mr. Olander also assists businesses with entity formation, restructuring, acquisitions, tax matters, and asset protection planning. He is careful with the balance effectively protecting his clients while avoiding unnecessary legal fees and complexity. 

In addition to being a licensed attorney, Mr. Olander is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with experience preparing complex individual, trust, estate, partnership and corporate tax returns. He regularly writes about tax and estate planning issues on his blog,


  • Advises and assists clients with implementing estate planning, asset protection, and business planning strategies.
  • Assists clients with implementing tax mitigation strategies and counsels clients as to international, federal, state, and local tax laws.
  • Worked in the Salt Lake City office of Grant Thornton, LLP, as part of its Strategic Federal Tax Services group, preparing tax returns and performing research and development tax credit studies and calculations for clients.



Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2010

Brigham Young University, Marriott School of Management, Masters (tax) and Bachelor of Accountancy with a Minor in Information Systems, 2007

Bar Admissions

  • Utah State Bar, 2011


Utah Bar Association, Tax and Estate Planning sections

Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants