Colin King

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in Salt Lake City, UT

Dewsnup King Olsen Worel Havas Mortensen
 | 36 South State Street, Suite 2400
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: 801-893-9166
Fax: 801-363-4218
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1978
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
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Attorney Profile

Colin P. King is a founding member of Dewsnup King Olsen Worel Havas Mortensen and represents clients in Salt Lake City, Utah. With decades of trial and litigation experience behind him, he represents clients in cases of personal injury, medical malpractice and product liability. He is a member of The Inner Circle of Advocates, defined as the group of the 100 most celebrated trial lawyers in the country by The Washington Post. Widely respected by his peers, he has tried and litigated cases against oil fields, automobile dealers, coal mining equipment, and device and drug sellers and manufacturers.

After obtaining an undergraduate degree, Mr. King attended the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law where he obtained his Juris Doctor. He is a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a fellow of The International Academy of Trial Lawyers. The former president of the American Board of Trial Advocates’ Utah Chapter, he has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for several decades in product liability and medical malpractice field.

Mr. King is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court and a variety of other federal courts, along with the state courts of Colorado, Wyoming, Texas and Utah. A member of the Salt Lake County Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the Federal Bar Association, he was also a president of the Utah Association for Justice.

One of Mr. King’s most recent verdicts involved $2.7 million in compensation for a consumer who purchased a car with a defective fuel injector and ended up with mild brain damage. Mr. King obtained Utah’s first eight-figure tort verdict.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 40%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff


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Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2021

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About Colin King

Admitted: 1978, Utah

Professional Webpage:


  • The Best Lawyers in America in personal injury law since 1993

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Member, Utah State Bar
  • Member, Salt Lake County Bar Association
  • Admitted to all Utah state and federal courts; 10th Circuit Court of Appeals; 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Member, Utah chapter president of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL)
  • Member, Inner Circle of Advocates, an organization described by The Washington Post as “a select group of 100 of the nation's most celebrated trial lawyers.”

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL)


  • $2,700,000 jury verdict vs Volkswagen SouthTowne, Third Judicial District Court, UT, 2018

Educational Background:

  • JD University of Utah , 1978
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Office Location for Colin King

36 South State Street
Suite 2400
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Phone: 801-893-9166

Fax: 801-363-4218

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Last Updated: 2/3/2021

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