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Lena Daggs

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Lena Daggs is a partner with Cutt, Kendell & Olson. She represents injured victims in personal injury cases, including products liability, medical malpractice, catastrophic auto and trucking accidents, sexual assault, and premises liability cases.

While at Cutt, Kendell & Olson, she has obtained significant recoveries for her clients, including a $7.05 million medical malpractice jury verdict for the wrongful death of an 88 year old man in 2022. Ms. Daggs has years of experience representing victims of medical malpractice, and knows the intricacies of successfully pursuing and resolving complex medical negligence cases, including brain injuries, medication overdose, surgical errors, and failures to diagnose, to name a few.

Ms. Daggs is truly passionate about helping victims of negligence obtain justice. Ms. Daggs prides herself on her approachability and empathy with clients. She not only fights to obtain justice for them, but is also by their side, providing counsel and support every step of the way.

Ms. Daggs attended the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and graduated with High Honors in 2011. Ms. Daggs was on the Utah Law Review, received the CALI Award for Constitutional Law and Federal Income Tax, and was a William Leary Scholar. She was also on the National Trial Advocacy Team, and competed at the regional competition in California. Ms. Daggs was also a Traynor Moot Court Semi-Finalist.

Ms. Daggs is licensed to practice law in Utah, and is a member of the Utah Association for Justice as well as the American Association for Justice. Ms. Daggs was the chair of the Utah Association for Justice Women’s Caucus in 2022, and is on the board of Women Lawyers of Utah.

Outside of work, Ms. Daggs enjoys spending time with her young son and her husband. She also enjoys the outdoors and traveling. She is an avid animal lover and will go out of her way to help an animal in need. Her dream in life is to one day have an animal sanctuary and rescue. Ms. Daggs was originally born in former Yugoslavia and immigrated to the United States with her family when she was nine years old.


  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2019 - 2021
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch 2022


  • Best Lawyers 2024 - Lena
  • Rising Star Lena Daggs

Our Clients Come First


I highly recommend the firm. It is conformed by a team of highly ethical and professional attorneys who resolved my case favorably in a fair and efficient way; with a special mention to Lena Daggs and Eric Olson.

- Victor Lopez

Verdicts & Settlements

  • $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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