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Strathmore Legends: Phillip S. Ferguson

Phillip S. Ferguson, J.D. PhotoPhillip S. Ferguson, J.D.
BiographyPhil is a senior trial attorney with over 35 years of experience. Although he tends to concentrate on professional liability, product liability, and construction/design professional matters, he also handles complex commercial litigation, including coverage matters and the defense of insurance disputes.
IndustryLaw
TitleAttorney
ExpertiseDefense Litigation
Current OrganizationChristensen & Jensen, P.C.
Type of OrganizationLaw firm
Major ProductLegal services
Area of DistributionUtah
University/DegreeB.A., Political Science, summa cum laude; J.D., cum laude, Brigham Young University
Honors & Awards"AV" rated, Martindale-Hubbell; Best Lawyers in America, 2008, present; "Legal Elite", Utah Business, 2011-present; "Super Lawyers", Personal Injury Defense, Mountain States Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2009-present; Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America; America's Registry of Outstanding Professionals
Published WorksCo-Author, “Punitive Damages Compendium,” Defense Research Institute, 2009; Presenter, “Practicing Legal Ethics in the Electronic Law Office,” 2008; Presenter, “State of the Law: Controlled Substances as Used in End-of Life Care,” 2000; Author, “Ethical Considerations Under the Amended Federal Rules of Civil Procedure,” Utah Bar Journal, 1996; Presenter, “Practical Legal Ethics in Utah: Issues and Answers,” 1997; Presenter, “A Practical Guide to Federal Court Rules and Procedure in Utah,” 1996
AffiliationsAdmitted to practice in all Utah state and federal courts, U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals; Utah State Bar, Litigation Section; Utah Defense Lawyers Association; Utah Supreme Court Committee on Writing Plain English Jury Instructions, Civil, 2003 – 2015; Litigation Counsel of America; American Bar Association, Litigation and Aviation Sections; International Association of Defense Counsel; Defense Research Institute, ADR, Professional Liability, and Trial Tactics Committees; Utah State Bar Committee on Law and Aging, 1992 – 2007 (Chairman, 1998 – 2000); J. Reuben Clark Law Society; Federal Bar Association
Hobbies & SportsPlaying with grandchildren, listening to classical music
Career AccomplishmentsMr. Ferguson is a Senior Trial Attorney with 35+ years of experience. Although he tends to concentrate on professional liability, product liability, and construction/design professional matters, he also handles complex commercial litigation, including coverage matters and the defense of insurance disputes
Work History32 years at Christensen & Jensen, P.C., including stints as Managing Director and President
ChildrenAdam, Seth, Alicia, Laura
SpouseCarolyn Crook
Married1978
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