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RECENT SETTLEMENTS
  • $12.5 million recovery against a pharmaceutical giant for heart injuries caused by a bad drug
  • $754,000 recovery for client injured from a defective product
  • $283,000 recovery for client whose ankle was injured in a car crash while on her way to Yellowstone National Park
  • $275,000 recovery for client whose neck and back were injured by an old person who ran a stop light
  • $250,000 recovery for a client whose back was injured when a truck driver fell asleep
  • $185,000 recovery for a client who developed a blood clot in his lung after a car crash
  • $165,000 recovery for a client whose back was broken when a driver ran a stop sign
  • $150,000 recovery for a client whose eye and shoulder were injured when a driver t-boned her
  • $110,000 recovery for a client injured on a motorcycle when a school bus tried to pass him
  • $450,000 for client who was injured by a construction truck.
  • $125,000 for client who was hit on her motorcycle.
About Brent

Brent Gordon has helped recover over $100 million for his clients, represented over 1,000 injury clients, and litigated hundreds of personal injury claims. Brent is active in the trial lawyers assocaition where he has served several terms on the board of governors, has served as an editor of the Trial journal, filed persuasive amicus briefs on important issues before appellate courts, and has written several award-winning articles on important personal injury topics.

Professional

  • Selected three times as a Rising Star by SuperLawyers as one of the top injury attorneys under 40
  • Selected as one of the top trial lawyers by Utah Business Magazine
  • Editor, Trial Journal
  • Eagle Member, Idaho Trial Lawyers Association
  • Legislative Committee, Idaho Trial Journal
  • Amicus Committee, UAJ
  • Board of Governors, UAJ
  • Passed the CPA exam
  • Argued before Idaho and Utah Apellate Courts

Legal Publications

  • Recipient, 2010-2011 Article of the Year, Utah Trial Journal
  • Extending Barbuto: No more medical releases or subpoenas, Utah Trial Journal, Spring, 2008
  • Invading the Inner Sanctum: Discovery of Insurance Files, Utah Trial Journal, Fall, 2007
  • Rule 35 Exam: A compulsory stripping and Exposure, Utah Trial Journal, Spring, 2007;and ITLA Journal, Spring, 2007
  • Recent Developments in Utah Law – Invasion of Privacy, 1998 Utah L. Rev. 681 (1998)
  • Defeating Inequitable Subrogation Provisions, ITLA Journal, April, 2010
  • A Plaintiff Attorney’s View:  Sorenson v. Barbuto, Utah Bar Journal, February, 2010
  • Recipient, 2007-2008 Article of the Year, Utah Trial Journal
  • Recipient, 2006-2007 Article of the Year, Utah Trial Journal
  • Recipient, 1999-2000 Utah Civil Rights and Liberties Award for Top Civil Rights Article

Legal Presentations

  • Presenter, Discovery Issues Involving Protected Health Information, November, 2010
  • Presenter, Valuing Auto Cases, September, 2008
  • Presenter, Personal Injury for Idaho Physicians, April, 2008
  • Presenter, Handling Hardball Tactics, December, 2007
  • Presenter, Case Law Update: Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage, September, 2006
  • Presenter, Learn From the Pros: Effectively Handling Small Personal Injury Cases, July, 2006
  • Panelist, Building a Personal Injury Practice, October, 2005
  • Panelist, How the Listserv Saved Me, September, 2005
  • Presenter, Utah Insurance Code, November, 2004

Educational

Juris Doctor – University of Utah

  • Member, Utah Law Review
  • Graduated top of class in Evidence, Criminal Law, Real Estate Document
  • Drafting, and Business Planning
  • Recipient of the University of Utah College of Law Outstanding Achievement
  • Award
    William H. Leary Scholar

MBA – University of Utah

  • BS – Accounting – University of Utah