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, Russ 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 litigated a case in which the court awarded more than $5,000,000 in damages for his client.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers Magazine||2014|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers Magazine||2013|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers Magazine||2012|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers Magazine||2011|
|Nationwide Showase of Top Attorneys||Newsweek||2011|
|Top 40 Under 40||National Trial Lawyers||N/A|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers||N/A|
|Managing Partner||Christensen & Hymas||2010 - Present|
|Associate||Troutman Sanders||2009 - 2010|
|Associate||Ross, Dixon & Bell, LLP||2004 - 2009|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|University of Utah Board of Advisors||Board Member||2008 - Present|
|Utah Association for Justice||N/A||N/A|
|American Association for Justice||N/A||N/A|
|Christensen & Hymas||The Utah Bicycle Accident Handbook||2013|
|California Western Law Review||Architectural Barriers under the ADA||2003|
|California Western School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2004|
|University of Utah||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2000|
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