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Peter W Summerill
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Peter W Summerill

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Medical Malpractice, Appeals

About Me

Peter Summerill is an award winning and peer-recognized lawyer focusing on personal injury, wrongful death and medical malpractice. Mr. Summerill also handles appellate work and is regularly hired by other attorneys to assist with their appeals through ghost-writing briefs, appearing as appellate counsel or simply consulting on the appellate process.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Wrongful Death: 25%
    17 years, 50 cases
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    17 years, 200 cases
  3. Car Accidents: 25%
    17 years, 200 cases
  4. Medical Malpractice: 20%
    17 years, 100 cases
  5. Appeals: 5%
    17 years, 20 cases

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (25-45%), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • George Tait

    Pete Summerill is one of the brightest attorneys I know practicing in the very difficult area of medical malpractice.

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    George Tait Motorcycle Accident Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.

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    Christian Lassen Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

2150 S 1300 E #300
Salt Lake City, UT, 84106

1004 24th St
Ogden, UT, 84401-2702

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
UTActive199806/28/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top Lawyers - Legal EliteUtah Business Magazine2015
Super Lawyer - Personal InjuryMountain States Super Lawyers2015
Top Lawyers - Legal EliteUtah Business Magazine2014
Ambassador of the YearUtah Association for Justice2014
Top Lawyers - Legal EliteUtah Business2013
Rising StarUtah Association for Justice2011

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of Peter W. Summerill2014 - Present
PartnerHasenyager & Summerill2001 - Present
AttorneyLaw Office of Peter Summerill1998 - 2001

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Utah Association for JusticeBoard Member2009 - Present
Utah Supreme Court Advisory CommitteeMember Utah Jury Instruction Committee2008 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Miller v. Ogden CityCase tried to $369,000 jury verdict.
Krambule v. Intermountain Healthcare$1,600,000 Jury Verdict

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Utah Bar JournalCloud Computing: Silver Lining or Rainy Day?2013
Utah Trial JournalTechnology at Trial: Opening to Closing With an iPad2012
Utah Trial JournalDexter v. Bosko: A Rigorous Review of Utah Constitution Art. 1, Sec. 92008

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
University of UtahPhilosophyBS - Bachelor of Science1995

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Ethics SchoolEthics: Law Office Management2014
The Mobile Lawyer's ToolkitLeveraging the iPad in Legal Practice2013
OPC Ethics SchoolLaw Office Management2013
Slip and Fall: Traversing the traps, cracks and traps of Premises Liability LawPremises Liability Law In Utah2012
iPad at Trial and in Legal PracticeiPad in Legal Practice2012