Stephen D. Kelson
Attorney and Mediator
Steve is a shareholder at the law office of Christensen & Jensen PC in Salt Lake City, Utah, where his practice focuses on commercial litigation, personal injury, and mediation. Steve has been mediating civil litigation cases since 2000 and has conducted over 500 mediations. He has been a Court-Qualified Mediator on the Utah Court Roster of Mediators since 2002 and has achieved Master Mediator status. Steve earned B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of Utah, Juris Doctorate from the J. Reuben Clark Law School, Master of Dispute Resolution from the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at the Pepperdine University School of Law, and has completed over 800 hours of training in alternative dispute resolution. Steve regularly lectures and publishes on topics related to dispute resolution, professional responsibilities, and the practice of law and is a frequent presenter for professional organizations. He received the Utah Judicial Council’s 2011 Service to the Courts Award for outstanding contribution to Utah’s judicial system, is listed as one of Utah’s Legal Elite in Civil Litigation, and was designated Volunteer Mediator of the Year in 2005 by Utah Dispute Resolution.