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Karra J Porter

Litigation Attorney at Salt Lake City, UT

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  • State Years
    Utah - UT 35 years
    Indiana - IN Licensed
    Texas - TX 35 years
  • Licensed for 35 years
    State UT
    Acquired 1988
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed
    State IN
    Acquired N/A
    Status
    Temporary Admission No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 35 years
    State TX
    Acquired 1988
    Status
    Not Eligible to Practice - Administrative No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Karra

Learn Karra’s areas of practice.

2
Practice areas
  1. Litigation
    65%
    Karra specializes in difficult, high-priority or unique cases and appeals, ranging from contract disputes to lawyer liability to antitrust.

    36 years

  2. Appeals
    35%
    Karra is one of the most experienced and successful appellate attorneys in the intermountain west. In addition to Utah appellate courts, the Tenth Circuit, and the U. S. Supreme Court, Karra has handled appeals in numerous other states, including New York, Ohio, Idaho, Arizona, and California.

    36 years

 

I help companies and individuals with complicated cases and appeals.

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Location

Christensen & Jensen, P.C.
257 E 200 S Ste 1100
Salt Lake City, UT, 84111-2048

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Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 300-400 per hour
  • Contingency 25%-40%
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.4 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • President
  • Christensen & Jensen, PC
  • 1987 - 2016

Education

  • University of Texas School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1987
  • Kansas State University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1985

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Coroles v. University of Utah, et al.
  • Won the appeal
  • U.S. ex rel Saiz Construction v. Okland Construction
  • Settled for $928,000 plus attorney fees
  • Utah Newspaper Project v. Deseret News Publishing Corp., et al.
  • Motion to dismiss was denied; case is pending
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Associations

  • Model Utah Jury Instruction Committee
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • Utah State Bar
  • Member
  • 1988 - Present
  • Utah Ethics Advisory Opinion Committee
  • Member
  • 2008 - 2014
  • Utah Defense Lawyers Association
  • Vice President and President-Elect
  • 2000 - 2002
  • Utah Supreme Court Advisory Committee on the Rules of Appellate Procedure
  • Member
  • 1995 - 2008
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • Best Lawyer (Insurance Law)
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer - 10 Years Milestone
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2016
  • Outstanding Mentor
  • Utah State Bar
  • 2016
  • Mickey Duncan Award (preserving civil liberties)
  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • 2015
  • Top Rated Lawyers: Appellate
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • Listed Lawyer
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys
  • 2015
  • Top Rated Lawyers: Litigation
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • Phoenix Award
  • Utah Association for Justice
  • 2012
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Publications

  • Defense Research Institute, Trade Secrets and Covenents Not to Compete
  • Trade Secrets in Utah
  • 2008
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Notice Markins and Patent Damages
  • 2007

Speaking Engagements

  • Annual Conference
  • What You Say Can and Will Be Used Against You (by the FTC)
  • 2015
  • Annual Conference, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Screening Civil Rights Cases
  • 2014
  • Combatting Hardball Tactics X
  • Proportionality: Avoid Pleading Yourself Out of Discovery
  • 2012
  • Franchise Law Section Meeting
  • Best Practices in Franchisors' Use of System Advertising and Marketing Funds
  • 2011
  • University of Utah School of Law appellate course
  • Effective Appellate Advocacy
  • 2009
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Salt Lake City Litigation Lawyer Karra J Porter
Karra J Porter
Litigation Attorney
Salt Lake City, UT
Licensed for 35 years