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Dale J. Lambert

dale.lambert@chrisjen.com

257 East 200 South, Suite 1100
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Dale is a special counsel member at Christensen & Jensen and has long been a leader of the firm's defense practice. Dale is not only well respected by his fellows lawyers, but in the community for his public service. He is an experienced and successful trial lawyer and problem solver.
 

AREAS OF PRACTICE
Specializes in commercial, products liability, trucking accident, and insurance coverage litigation.


AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
Legacy Award, Utah Defense Lawyers Assoc.
Utah Legal Elite, Civil Litigation, Utah Business, 2012
Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
Named Mountain States Region Super Lawyer
Named Legal Elite by Utah Business Magazine
Member, Outstanding Lawyers of America
Listed, Best Lawyers in America
Martindale-Hubbell AV preeminent rating
Recipient, Golden Key Award, Governor’s Committee on the Employment of Handicapped
Named to Outstanding Young Men of America, Junior Chamber of Commerce (1979)
 

EDUCATION
University of Utah College of Law, J.D. 1973; Order of the Coif; Note and Comment Editor, Utah Law Review; Bar and Gavel Society (service organization).
Brigham Young University, B.S. 1970 (Political Science Major); Cum Laude; Chair, Academic Emphasis Committee; Pres., Debate Team (won or placed in numerous intercollegiate forensic tournaments); Hinkley Scholar.
 

LECTURES AND PUBLICATIONS

Presenter: Brain Injury Assoc. of Utah and UTLA Brain Injury Conference: “Defense of Brain Injury Case” (2006)
Presenter: Utah Trucking Association: “Avoiding Punitive Damages” (2003)
Presenter: “Management of Litigation: What’s Working and What’s Not” (2000)
Presenter: “The Brain Injury Case” (1998)
Presenter: “Utah Courtroom Seminar” (1993)
Presenter: “Civil Litigation Procedures in Utah” (1991)
Presenter: Utah Defense Lawyers Association Annual Insurance Seminar
Contributing Author: “Media Law Handbook,” December, 1982
Author: “Tort Law and Participant Sports”, Journal of Contemporary Law 211, 1978
Author: "Highway Noise Damage and Utah Emminent Domain Law," 1972 Utah Law Review 116
Dale has also contributed to numerous state law compendiums for the American Law Firm Association in the areas of Products Liability and Trucking.
 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Admitted to practice in all State and Federal courts in Utah; United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals; United States Supreme Court.
Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
Member, International Association of Defense Counsel (State Membership Chair 2000- 2004). Utah Defense Lawyers Association (President, 1989-90)
Master of the Bench, Sutherland Inn of Court (1987-1988)
American Law Firm Association, Finance Committee (2008-2013), Oversight Committee Chair (2006) and Planning and Development Committee, (1990-1994)
American Bar Association (Litigation Section, Trial and Insurance Practice Section); Utah Bar Association (Litigation Section)
 

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Volunteer, Salt Lake Inner City Project (2012-2014)
Chair, Salt Lake City Open Lands Boards (2007 - 2011)
Salt Lake City Council Member – 2002-2006 (Council Chair 2005).
Board of Trustees, Dixie State College (St. George, Utah) 1983-1993 (Vice Chair, 1987-93) Utah Higher Education Board of Regents’ Committee on the Role of Institutional Councils (1990-91).
State Chair, Utah State Democratic Party (1979-81); Democratic National Committee (1979-81).
Numerous voluntary assignments for church.
 

LEGAL CAREER
Shareholder, Christensen & Jensen, P.C., 1975 to present (President 1989-1994); Chief Legislative Assistant to U.S. Congressman Gunn McKay, 1973-1975.
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