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Kenneth L. Christensen

Personal Injury Attorney - Kenneth Christensen

Kenneth L. Christensen, founder of Christensen & Hymas, is an attorney at law duly sworn in the State of Utah and is authorized by the Supreme Court to practice law in all courts in the state of Utah.

Mr. Christensen has extensive legal experience in negotiation, settlements and litigation of various types of legal matters. These legal matters include serious personal injury claims, wrongful death cases, car accident claims, truck accident claims, motorcycle accident claims, brain injuries, dog bite cases, and insurance bad faith claims. Mr. Christensen and Christensen & Hymas are committed to providing the highest quality of legal services for our clients; personal attention is our specialty. Call today to personally discuss your case with Mr. Christensen at (801) 506-0800.

Education:
* Purdue University (Bachelor of Arts)
* California Western School of Law (Juris Doctor)

Author:
* 7 Biggest Mistakes That Can Wreck Your Utah Accident Case
* The Utah Bicycle Accident Handbook
* The Utah Wrongful Death Guidebook
* The Utah Dog Bite and Attack Handbook

Bar Admissions:
* Utah State Bar
* U.S. District Court, District of Utah
* Idaho State Bar
* U.S. District Court, District of Idaho

Professional Associations & Memberships:
* Utah State Bar
* Idaho State Bar
* American Association for Justice
* Utah Association for Justice

Awards And Recognitions:
* Newsweek‘s “Nationwide Showcase of Top Attorneys” (featured in December 26, 2011 edition)
* The National Trial Lawyers’ “Top 40 under 40” for 2012
* 2012 Utah Association for Justice “Rising Star”
* Multiple media appearances, including KSL 5’s Studio 5, FOX 13’s Fox Business Now and ABC 4’s Good Things Utah
* Named a “Top 100 Trial Lawyer” in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 by the National Trial Lawyers
* Named a Mountain States “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2010, 2011 and 2012

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Personal Information:
Mr. Christensen grew up in Draper, Utah. He and his wife have two girls and two boys. He enjoys fishing, athletics and spending time with his family.


D. Russell Hymas

Utah Personal Injury Attorney Russ Hymas

D. Russell Hymas is the managing partner and an attorney at Christensen & Hymas. Mr. Hymas devotes his practice to representing seriously injured persons involved in automobile accidents, bicycle accidents, motorcycle accidents and premise liability claims.

An experienced negotiator and litigator, Mr. Hymas has assisted clients in obtaining millions of dollars in settlements, arbitration awards and judgments. Prior to joining Christensen & Hymas, Mr. Hymas worked for an international law firm in San Diego, California, where he worked on complex litigation and transactional matters. Among his successes, Mr. Hymas recently litigated a case in which the court awarded more than $5,000,000 in damages for his client.

Education:
* University of Utah (Bachelor of Arts), Cum Laude
* California Western School of Law (Juris Doctor), Magna Cum Laude

Author:
* The Utah Bicycle Accident Handbook
* The Utah Wrongful Death Guidebook

Bar Admissions:
* Utah State Bar
* U.S. District Court, District of Utah
* California State Bar
* U.S. District Court, District of Central California
* U.S. District Court, District of Southern California

Professional Associations & Memberships:
* Utah State Bar
* Salt Lake County Bar Association
* American Association for Justice
* Utah Association for Justice
* University of Utah Board of Advisors for Undergraduate Education

Awards And Recognitions:
* Named a Mountain States “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2010, 2011 and 2012
* Newsweek
‘s “Nationwide Showcase of Top Attorneys” (featured in December 26, 2011 edition)
* The National Trial Lawyers’ “Top 40 under 40” for 2012
* Multiple media appearances, including FOX 13’s Fox Business Now and ABC 4’s Good Things Utah

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* Named a “Top 100 Trial Lawyer” in 2011 and 2012 by the National Trial Lawyers

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Personal Information: Mr Hymas was raised in Bountiful, Utah. When he is not working, you can find him spending time with his family. He also enjoys skiing, reading, football, cycling, basketball and scuba diving. He has been married for over ten years and has two children.

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Matt J. Hansen

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Christensen & Hymas is pleased to announce the hiring of Utah attorney Matt Hansen, who has joined our firm as an associate attorney. Matt recently graduated near the top of his class from John Marshall Law School Atlanta. While in law school, Matt interned at several well-respected law firms, including Christensen & Hymas, where he gained valuable on-the-job experience in personal injury law.

Education

  • Brigham Young University
  • Magna Cum Laude- Weber State University B.A. (Political Science)
  • University of Utah
  • John Marshall Law School Atlanta (Top 20%)

Bar Admissions:

  • Utah State Bar October 2013

Professional Associations & Memberships:

  • Utah Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association

Personal Information:

Matt was born and raised in Utah, where he graduated from Davis High School. Matt enjoys spending time with his wife, Ashley, and his young children; running; cheering on the Jazz; and reading.