Michael’s been practicing personal injury law with great success for over two decades. Put his experience to work for you.
For over 20 years, Michael has represented injury victims and their families in catastrophic injury cases involving wrongful death, traumatic brain injury, medical malpractice, and serious personal injury. With his exceptional skill in communication, negotiation, arbitration, and going to trial, Michael has obtained multiple six and seven figure recoveries for his clients.
Michael also has a broad range of experience in other areas of the law, such as trust and estate litigation, real estate litigation, and business transactions. He has been selected as one of Utah’s “Legal Elite” by Utah Business Magazine.
Having represented clients from Logan to St. George, Michael has appeared in all of the District Courts in Utah and has tried cases in half of them. He has also appeared before the Utah Court of Appeals and the Utah Supreme Court.
Regardless of the size or complexity of each client’s case, Michael prides himself on giving each case his full attention and maintaining active and meaningful communication with each client. You’ll enjoy working with Michael, as he is both personable and diligent in getting your case ready to go before the insurance adjuster as well as the jury. You’ll be glad he is on your side.
Michael is a graduate of the University of Utah (B.A. Business Management, 1994) and the University of Utah College of Law (Juris Doctor, 1997), where he graduated in the top 15% of his class and was twice a Leary Scholar in Commercial Law and Jurisprudence (representing the top performance). After Law School, he was a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Leonard H. Russon of the Utah Supreme Court (1998-1999). Prior to law school, Michael was a volunteer Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) for Draper City Ambulance. He also speaks Spanish and French.
We help people injured in accidents obtain compensation for medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and other costs and losses due to their injury.
Wills, guardianships and conservatorships, trusts, power of attorney, probate, and more.
Comprehensive commercial and residential real estate representation at all stages of the process, from initial contract review to litigating disputes.
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