Dustin Lance is a shareholder at Dewsnup, King & Olsen where his practice is, and always has been, devoted exclusively to representing victims and plaintiffs in accident and injury cases. During his legal career, Dustin has handled thousands of personal injury cases, including: aviation accidents, automobile accidents, motorcycle crashes, scooter / moped wrecks, bicycle accidents, boating accidents, medical malpractice cases, dog bites and other animal attacks, defective product cases, DUI / DWI injury accidents, explosion claims, pedestrian accidents, workers compensation claims, bus accidents, insurance bad faith cases, E. coli and other food poisoning claims, class actions and many more. Injuries in these cases have ranged from whiplash to paralysis, massive physical / brain injuries and wrongful death. Dustin is licensed in Utah and Idaho and has practiced in State and Federal Courts.
Dustin has consistently been voted among "Utah's Legal Elite" by his attorney colleagues in Utah Business Magazine's yearly survey of preeminent Utah personal injury attorneys. In addition, Dustin has been selected as a "Mountain States Rising Star" by Mountain States Super Lawyers magazine. Moreover, he is a member of The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers and the Top 40 under 40, the Top Trial Lawyers in America - Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Dustin is actively involved in the Utah Association for Justice "UAJ" (currently appointed as Utah's delegate to the national association), the American Association for Justice and the American Inns of Court (David K. Watkiss-Sutherland Title II Chapter). Dustin has been appointed by the Utah Supreme Court to serve as a judge pro tempore in the Salt Lake and Davis Counties to hear small claims court cases.
Dustin is a Utah native and he grew up in the Holladay area, graduated from Cottonwood High School, and later he earned his undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Utah and his law degree from the University's SJ Quinney College of Law where he was a staff member on the Journal of Law and Family Studies. Dustin resides in Bountiful, Utah, is married to Becki and they have three children. When he is not working, Dustin enjoys spending time with his family, flying, road biking, golf, driving cars, riding motorcycles, snowmobiling and shooting.
Languages Spoken: English, Filipino, Spanish
Licensed since 2000
I have seen Dustin negotiate with insurance companies on behalf of his clients as we worked in the same office. He fights hard and makes sure that his clients are taken care of. I have referred personal injury cases to him in the past, and would do so again in the future.
Yossof Sharifi Divorce & Separation Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers Association||2012|
|Utah Legal Elite||Utah Business Magazine||2012|
|Top 40 under 40||National Trial Lawyers Association||2012|
|Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum||Top Trial Lawyers in America||2011|
|Rising Star||Mountain States Super Lawyers||2011|
|Million Dollar Advocates Foum||Top Trial Lawyers in America||2010|
|Judge Pro Tempore (Small Claims Court)||Supreme Court of Utah||2012 - 2015|
|Shareholder||Dewsnup, King & Olsen||2011 - Present|
|Owner||The Lance Firm||2007 - 2011|
|Partner||Siegfried & Jensen||2002 - 2007|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|American Association for Justice||N/A||N/A|
|Utah Association for Justice||N/A||N/A|
|Utah State Bar||N/A||N/A|
|Idaho State Bar||N/A||N/A|
|Marrouquin et al v. Aereo Ruta Maya et al||$24,000,000.00 judgment against plane's owner, confidential resolution with other defendants|
|Visesio et al v. Victor's Tires||Confidential|
|Staff||Journal of Law & Family Studies||1999|
|University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2000|
|University of Utah||Political Science||BS - Bachelor of Science||1997|
|Utah Association for Justice Annual Seminar||Recent Verdicts||2004|