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Tyler V. Snow

tyler.snow@chrisjen.com

257 East 200 South, Suite 1100
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Tyler joined Christensen & Jensen in 2009. At Christensen & Jensen, Tyler’s practice has focused exclusively on litigation, with an emphasis on commercial litigation, land use, personal injury defense, and workers compensation. Tyler is also recognized for his skill in drafting motions, oppositions, and appellate briefs. Before joining the firm, Tyler interned at the United States Attorney’s Office, assisting federal prosecutors at every stage of the criminal process, and with the Hon. Robert C. Jones, U.S. District Court, District of Nevada, assisting the court in civil litigation matters. Tyler was named to Utah Business Magazines "Up & Coming" Attorneys List in 2015 and 2016.
 

AREAS OF PRACTICE
Commercial litigation: Represents businesses and individuals in commercial disputes. Representative matters include:
Represented various entities in dispute with bank regarding credit line agreement
Represented waterproofing subcontractor in construction defect action
Assisted defense of feed manufacturer in document-intensive dispute with dairy operation
 

Land use/property: Represents governmental entities, public officials, and property owners in land use and property disputes. Representative matters include:

Represented governmental entity and public officials in federal court claim alleging various violations of civil rights related to land use decisions
Represented governmental entity in state court challenge to validity of certain fees
Represented governmental entity in claim involving private party’s closure of a road
Represented landowners in property dispute with their neighbors regarding irrigation ditch
 

Personal injury defense: Represents private individuals and entities in personal injury actions brought by plaintiffs. Representative matters include:

Defended bathtub manufacturer in product liability claim
Defended installer of water heater in carbon monoxide poisoning claim
Defended general contractor in claim involving injuries resulting from construction accident
 

Workers compensation: Represents employers in workers’ compensation claims brought by employees. Representative matters include:

Defended family fruit farm in claim involving medical expenses and total temporary disability benefits
Defended mineral exploration company in claim involving future medical care and total temporary disability benefits
Defended transportation company in claim involving medical expenses, recommended medical care, temporary total disability, and temporary partial disability
 

EDUCATION
Brigham Young University, B.A., History, 2005
J. Reuben Clark (BYU) Law School, J.D., 2009
Law Review, Associate Editor
Moot Court Team
Trial Advocacy Team
 

PUBLICATIONS
UDLA Blog Article, "Defense Expert Disclosures in Personal Injury Cases After Harris v. ShopKo" 2013 link
ALFA Transportation Committee Compendium, "Hot Issues in the Transportation Industry"-Utah, 2013
Presenter, "Current Issues in Utah Insurance Litigation," Beehive Insurance Agency, 2012
ALFA Product Liability Compendium—Utah, 2011
Contributing author, Utah Juvenile Court Guidebook, 2009 (3d ed.)
 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & ADMISSIONS
Admitted to practice in all Utah state and federal courts
Utah State Bar Sections—Litigation, Construction Law, and Cyberlaw
Salt Lake County Bar Association
Utah Defense Lawyers Association
Defense Research Institute
Salt Lake County Bar Association
Utah Defense Lawyers Association
American Bar Association—Litigation
J. Reuben Clark Law Society
 

RULINGS AND OPINIONS
Gonzalez v. Russell Sorensen, Constr., 2012 UT App 154, 279 P.3d 422
McMillian v. Morgan County, 2010 WL 1753401 (D. Utah 2010)
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