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Jordan P. Kendell

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Jordan P. Kendell Managing Partner

Bio

Jordan P. Kendell is the managing partner of Cutt, Kendell & Olson. He has represented injury victims his entire legal career. He has recovered millions of dollars for his clients, including multiple eight-figure settlements and seven-figure jury verdicts.

Mr. Kendell’s practice includes all areas of personal injury, with an emphasis on product liability, trucking accidents, construction accidents, Dramshop claims against bars, brain and spinal-cord injuries, and wrongful death. Mr. Kendell has tried cases across the intermountain west and has written and/or argued appeals to the Utah Supreme Court, the Utah Court of Appeals, and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Kendell graduated Magna Cum Laude from law school in 2005. Just three years into his legal career, Mr. Kendell began being recognized by his peers for his outstanding work. He was named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers in 2009, Utah’s Legal Elite “Up & Comers” in 2011 by Utah Business Magazine, and one of “Utah’s Outstanding Young Lawyers” in 2012 by Salt Lake Magazine. He has been recognized as a Super Lawyer since 2014, he has been named in US News’ “Best Lawyers in America” since 2019, and he has been named “Lawyer of the Year” in Salt Lake City twice by Best Lawyers in America (2023 – Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation, and 2024 – Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation).

Mr. Kendell believes in making sure the insurance companies fully understand his clients’ injuries. For example, the PDF links below were used to demonstrate the changes in the ventricles in a catastrophic brain injury case.

Using powerful imagery has allowed Mr. Kendell to help his clients recover millions of dollars.

When he is not representing clients, Mr. Kendell spends time with his wife and two boys skiing, playing soccer and football, and traveling.

BAR ADMISSION

  • Utah State Bar, 2006 - Present

EDUCATION

  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D., 2005

AWARDS/ACCOLADES

  • Best Lawyers, Lawyer of the Year, Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs, Salt Lake City, 2024
  • Best Lawyers, Lawyer of the Year, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, Salt Lake City, 2023
  • Best Lawyers 2019 - 2024
  • Super Lawyers RS 2009, 2011-2013; SL 2014-2023
  • Super Lawyers, Top 100 Super Lawyers List 2023
  • Utah Legal Elite Up & Comers – 2011, 2014, Utah Legal Elite 2016-2020
  • Salt Lake Magazine “Utah’s Outstanding Young Lawyers” 2012

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

  • Board of Directors, Utah Association for Justice

PUBLICATIONS

  • Road Construction: An Accident Waiting to Happen
  • A Good Way to Die
  • Sorensen v. Barbuto: A Casual Suggestion That Can be Ignored or A Rule of Law That Must be Followed?

PROESSIONAL SPEAKING EVENTS

  • Learn from the Pros
  • Utah Association for Justice, Workers Compensation Annual
  • Utah State Bar, Fall Forum
  • Utah County Bar Association, CLE and Golf
  • Utah Association for Justice, Beyond the Basics
  • Utah Association for Justice, Plaintiff Exchanges

Schedule your free initial consultation with Mr. Kendell today. Call (801) 901-3470 or contact Cutt, Kendell & Olson online.

Awards

  • Best Lawyers 2024 - Jordan
  • Super Lawyer Jordan Kendell

Our Clients Come First

He always had great advice for our family and we put our trust into him and he got everything we deserved for our case. Our family will definitely refer Jordan and his firm.

- Angie

Verdicts & Settlements

OVER $600 MILLION WON FOR OUR CLIENTS
  • $16,400,000 Truck Accident Verdict

    Jury verdict awarded for an 11-year-old boy whose family was killed in a car accident with an out-of-control semitrailer.

  • $14,500,000 Medical Malpractice Verdict

    Jury verdict for a premature baby that suffered an anemic shock episode, which resulted in a serious and permanent brain injury.

  • $13,500,000 Spinal Cord Injury Settlement

    Young woman paralyzed in a rollover accident.

  • $12,500,000 Product Liability Settlement

    Woman suffered a brain injury in an accident that happened after a tire failed and the vehicle rolled off the freeway.

  • $4,250,000 Workplace Accident Settlement

    Settlement for premature delivery of a baby boy in result of an accident involving his mother at the warehouse where she worked.

  • $3,000,000 Legal Malpractice Settlement

    Settlement on behalf of four adult males who were the victims of legal malpractice committed by a large Salt Lake City law firm.

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