Don R. Petersen

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Don R. Petersen has practiced law for over 40 years and is an experienced Provo attorney. He graduated from Utah State University in 1962 and obtained a J.D. degree from the University of Utah in 1964

A seasoned attorney, Don has concentrated his practice areas of personal injury, medical malpractice and domestic and family law, having handled hundreds of domestic cases as well as jury trials involving medical malpractice and personal injury matters. He is considered to be among the best domesetic law attorneys in the State of Utah. He is a Fellow in the American Academy of matrimonial lawyers, a Diplomat in the American College of Family Lawyers, a Master of the Bench in American Inns of Court, included in Utah Magazine as Legal Elite Family Law. He is President of Howard, Lewis & Petersen, P.C, has an AV rating in Martindale-Hubbell, Inc., past President of American Inns of Court.

Among his various awards, Don was voted Number One Divorce Attorney according to the Reader's Choice Awards in 2007. n 2009, J. Reuben Clark College of Law honored Don with a Lifetime Achievement Award for 40 years of legal service to the community. He is listed in Super Lawyers Magazine which is based upon peer nomination and independent research. He served as a visiting professor at Palacky University in the Czech Republic. He is past president of the Provo Timpanogos Kiwanas Club. He and his wife, Carolyn, served as Country Directors of Welfare Services for the country of Russia for the LDS Church traveling throughout the country of Russia working with humanitarian missionaries and providing aid to orphanages, hospitals, care centers and schools. He has served in various ecclesiastical positions for his church, including Bishop.

Don and his wife have six children.

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Family Law
  • Personal Injury

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
801-900-4520  Phone
801-373-6345  Phone
801-377-4991  Fax
University Attended:
Utah State University, B.S., 1961
Law School Attended:
University of Utah, J.D., 1964
Year of First Admission:
1965, Utah
Utah State Bar Association (Member, Ethics and Discipline Panel; Chairman, Client Security Fund, 1980-1981); Utah Trial Lawyers Association (President, 1987-1988); The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; The American College of Family Trial Lawyers; American Inns of Court (Past President; Inn Number One).
Birth Information:
Salt Lake City, Utah, March 17, 1937
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express

Peer Reviews

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Provo, Utah

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