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Steve S Christensen

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Child Custody, Personal Injury, Litigation, Family

About Me

 


Solving the important problems of my clients requires all 24 years of my experience, careful research and creative analysis. Understanding a client's goals helps me prioritize my work. Then I give clients an accurate assessment of their case. Third, I want to get all of the information I need to help them achieve their goals. To help me accomplish these three goals, I need clients to keep good records and to bring the records they have for my review. I enjoy meeting with clients to discuss potential solutions to their problems. I want clients to feel welcome and well served at our firm's office. I take time to give them a list of options to solve their problems and to help them understand what a court will do in a case like theirs. When clients cannot solve their problems without court intervention, I want to find the most effective way to get the relief the client needs. I strive to have a close working relationship with the client not only to make my representation more efficient and effective, but also to help me understand how the client wants to handle the important situations and decisions in the litigation process. Litigation needs to be focused on the specific relief the client wants.


 


Outside of the office I have had a long tenure working on a local and district level with the Boy Scouts of America and three of our sons and I have our Woodbadge beads. I have also volunteered in the Salt Lake public schools on various committees. I enjoy playing tennis with my wife and practicing musical instruments with my children. Going to and from the office I often listen to recorded literary works or college lectures.

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Languages Spoken: English, Japanese

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Child Custody: 25%
    0 years
  2. Divorce & Separation: 25%
    0 years
  3. Litigation: 20%
    0 years
  4. Personal Injury: 20%
    0 years
  5. Family: 10%
    0 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

13 total 

  • Marco C. Brown

    I worked as a guardian ad litem on a case with Steve for quite some time. He was always very thorough and prepared for every hearing and for trial. His client seemed well pleased with Steve's representation and skill in the courtroom. You would do well to hire Steve for your family law case.

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    Marco Brown Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • David Mark Corbett

    Steve has extensive experience in divorce, custody, and other family law cases. He knows how to get positive results for his clients.

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    David Corbett Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

CHRISTENSEN LAW, Counselors and Practitioners

340 East 400 South
Salt Lake City, UT, 84111

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
UTActive199204/25/2015
CAInactive199002/26/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Utah's Legal EliteUtah Business Magazine2014

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing MemberChristensen, Corbett & Pankratz2012 - Present
Managing PartnerHirischi Christensen, PLLC2002 - 2009
OwnerSteve S. Christensen, P.C.1998 - 2002
AttorneyEarly, Maslach & Price1991 - 1998
Law ClerkBooth, Mitchel & Strange, LLP1988 - 1989

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Utah State BarMember1993 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1990 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Rehn v. Rehn, 1999 UT App 41Reversed in part and remanded for client.
Travelers/Aetna Ins. Company v. Wilson, 2002 UT App 221Affirm against client.
Butterfield v. Farnes, CV-1994-0005449-OCReversed and remanded for client.

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1992

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Family Law from A to ZDrafting Enforceable Settlement Agreements2014
Annual Spring ConventionDrafting Qualified Domestic Relations Orders2011