Jack C. Helgesen (Layton, Utah)
Jack C. Helgesen (Layton, Utah)

Jack C. Helgesen

AV Preeminent

Free initial consultation, Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates

Licensed for 39 years

Serving Layton, UT (view address)

Jack C. Helgesen

Free initial consultation, Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates

Serving Layton, UT (view address)

About Jack C. Helgesen

Jack Helgesen enjoys fighting bullies. Jack graduated from Brigham Young University Law School in 1980. He moved to Phoenix, Arizona and started out his career creating trusts and estate plans. After acquiring a broad knowledge of the legal process, he returned to Utah. Together with one of his friends from law school, Jack established his own law firm. He became a trial lawyer and was involved in hundreds of civil and criminal trials. As a criminal defense lawyer, he joined the ranks of only a few Utah lawyers to ever win acquittals from a juries in kidnapping, rape and murder trials. As a juvenile court lawyer, he represented young Utahns in hundreds of trials and hearings. It is important to his firm to help… Read more
Jack Helgesen enjoys fighting bullies. Jack graduated from Brigham Young University Law School in 1980. He moved to Phoenix, Arizona and started out his career creating trusts and estate plans. After acquiring a broad knowledge of the legal process, he returned to Utah. Together with one of his friends from law school, Jack established his own law firm. He became a trial lawyer and was involved in hundreds of civil and criminal trials. As a criminal defense lawyer, he joined the ranks of only a few Utah lawyers to ever win acquittals from a juries in kidnapping, rape and murder trials. As a juvenile court lawyer, he represented young Utahns in hundreds of trials and hearings. It is important to his firm to help children in tough situations, they have carried on this tradition for over twenty-five years. As a medical malpractice lawyer, he was awarded one of the first million dollar awards in a Utah medical trial. His law firm has been winning settlements and awards in medical malpractice cases since 1982. As an injury trial lawyer, Jack has helped many injured Utahns. He has won some of the largest settlements in Utah history. Over the last twenty-five years, Helgesen, Waterfall & Jones has successfully resolved hundreds of injury cases. As a consumer trial lawyer, He and his partners have been winning cases for over twenty-five years. He filed the law suit Brumley v. Tax commission and won, at trial and through multiple appeals, over $70 million dollars which is one of the largest class action judgments in the history of Utah. Jack has developed a reputation of winning cases. He has received an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell. This rating puts him in the top 5% of American lawyers for legal ability and ethics.

Over his career, he has been more than just an attorney. Jack Helgesen has been a leader among attorneys all over America. He is a former President of the Utah Trial Lawyers Association. He was a Governor for more than ten years of the Association of American Trial Lawyers, the largest trial lawyer organization in America. He is currently a a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, a Master with the American Inns of Court and Governor of the American Association of Justice in Washington, D.C.. Read less
Helgesen, Houtz & Jones

Areas of Law

Other Areas of Law

  • Class Actions
  • Consumer Law
  • Medicare and Medicaid
  • Animal Attacks
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Wills
  • Products Liability
  • Probate

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Credentials

Position

President

Admission Details

Admitted in 1980, Utah
1980, Arizona

Additional Payment Information

Free initial consultation
Fixed hourly rates
Fixed fees available

Law School Attended
Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School

Class of 1980
J.D.

University Attended

Weber State University
Class of 1977
B.A.

Associations & Memberships
President, Utah Trial Lawyers Association
Governor, Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Board of Governors, Utah Trial Lawyers Association
Board of Governors, American Association of Justice
Board of Governors, Utah Association for Justice
Master, American Inns of Court
Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
Advisory Board, Utah Association for Justice
Hobbies & Interests
He enjoy spending time with his family, reading books, doing logic puzzles, watching sports, learning and teaching.
Languages
English
Credit Cards Accepted
Visa


Attorney FAQs

Does this attorney maintain a professional presence on any social networks?
Yes, Jack C. Helgesen has a professional profile on LinkedIn, facebook and Twitter.
Is this attorney Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review rated?
Yes, Jack C. Helgesen has a 4.7 Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
Does this attorney accept major credit cards?
Yes, Jack C. Helgesen will accept Visa.
How many attorneys are in this law firm?
Helgesen, Houtz & Jones has 9 attorneys at this location.
What law school did this attorney attend?
Jack C. Helgesen attended Brigham Young University and J. Reuben Clark Law School.