Jack Helgesen

Jack Helgesen

Highly Rated Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Attorney in Layton
  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice
  • Utah
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Summary

Jack Helgesen has proved to be a very successful attorney of the course of his legal career. He specializes in personal injury, medical malpractice, and class actions. This includes car accident injuries, wrongful death, trucking injuries, brain injuries and more. Jack C. Helgesen received his law degree from BYU in 1980. He moved to Arizona and started his career working as an attorney creating trusts and estate plans. After acquiring an understanding of the legal process, he moved back to Utah and started his own firm with one of his friends from law school. He quickly developed a reputation for winning cases and fighting bullies. As a criminal defense lawyer, he became one of the select few lawyers that have won acquittals from juries in kidnapping, murder and rape trials. He has represent hundreds of young Utahns in the juvenile court system. He won one of the first million dollar awards in Utah in a medical malpractice case. He has won some of the largest settlements in Utah history for injured Utahns. As a consumer trial lawyer and advocate for senior citizens, he filed Brumley v. Tax Commission which was settled for more than $70 million, one of the largest class action settlements in the history of Utah. Many other lawyers across the country have also benefited from Jack Helgesen's knowledge. He served as President for the Utah Trial Lawyers Association, then served as Governor of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America for ten years. He was on the Board of Governors for the Utah Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association of Justice and the Utah Association for Justice. He is currently part of the advisory board for the Utah Association for Justice. He is a Master of the American Inns of Court and a Member of the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys. He is also a pert time instructor for BYU Continuing Education.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    By phone or office appointment
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa
  • Contingent Fees
    20%-50%
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Contingent fees (no fee unless you win),flat rates (single agreed fee) or hourly rates at $200-$250/hour,
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Arizona
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Utah
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Helgesen, Houtz & Jones
- Current
Attorney
Bethancourt & Fuller
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Education
Weber State University
B.A. / Finance (1977)
Brigham Young University
J.D. / Law (1980)
Awards
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
Distinguished Service Award
Utah Trial Lawyers Association
AV Peer Review Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
AV Peer Review Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
AV Peer Review Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
AV Peer Review Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
AV Peer Review Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
AV Peer Review Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
AV Peer Review Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
AV Peer Review Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
AV Peer Review Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
AV Peer Review Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
AV Peer Review Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Lifetime Service Award
Utah Trial Lawyers Association
Professional Associations
Utah Association for Justice
Advisory Board
- Current
National Association of Elder Law Attorneys
Member
- Current
American Inns of Court
Master
- Current
Utah Association for Justice
Board of Governors
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American Association for Justice
Board of Governors
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Utah Trial Lawyers Assocation
Board of Governors
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Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Governor
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Utah Trial Lawyers Association
President
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Utah Elder Law Monthly Column
Simply Seniors Magazine
Utah Elder Law Monthly Column
Simply Seniors Magazine
Utah Elder Law Monthly Column
Simply Seniors Magazine
Utah Elder Law Monthly Column
Simply Seniors Magazine
Utah Elder Law Monthly Column
Simply Seniors Magazine
Utah Elder Law Monthly Column
Simply Seniors Magazine
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Website
Utah Elder Law
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Contact & Map
Helgesen, Houtz & Jones
1513 N. Hill Field Road
Suite 3
Layton, UT 84041
USA
Telephone: (801) 544-5306
Fax: (801) 682-8328