George T. Waddoups

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Salt Lake City, UT

Robert J. DeBry & Associates
 | 4252 South 700 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84107
Phone: 801-938-8470
Fax: 801-262-8995
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1983
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney George T. Waddoups is a senior associate with Robert J. DeBry & Associates, which has law offices in Salt Lake City, Sandy and St. George, Utah. Nationally recognized as one of the top trial lawyers in the country, Mr. Waddoups has more than 38 years of total legal experience, and he provides exceptional counsel and support to clients across the state who have suffered an injury or loss as a result of a trucking accident or some other act of negligence or wrongdoing.

    Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Waddoups has recovered more than $300 million in total compensation for his plaintiff clients. Among his most notable successes, he secured a verdict of more than $58.5 million for the family of a victim killed in a semi-truck accident. He has also obtained many other substantial settlements and verdicts for his clients, and he has gained a reputation for his compassion and integrity as well as his aggressive approach to helping his clients get the justice they deserve.

    In honor of his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Waddoups has earned a Top 100 Trial Lawyer ranking from The National Trial Lawyers as well as a Top 1% designation from the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. He has also received a Legal Elite designation along with many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers, and he has received numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

    A 1978 graduate of Utah State University, Mr. Waddoups obtained his Juris Doctor from Memphis State University's Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law in 1982. He holds his license to practice in Idaho as well as Utah, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah and Idaho.

    Mr. Waddoups is also an active member of the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America and the American and Utah Associations for Justice. He has also served on the Utah State Bar's Advertising Committee and Litigation Section as well as the Idaho State Bar's Litigation Section.

    Practice Areas
    • 80%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Trucking Accidents


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    Super Lawyers: 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2020 - 2021

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    About George Waddoups

    Admitted: 1983, Utah

    Professional Webpage:


    • Top 1% in National Association of Distinguished Counsel
    • Super Lawyer
    • National Trial Lawyers Top 100
    • Utah Legal Elite

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, Member
    • Utah Association for Justice
    • Utah and U.S. District Court, District of Utah, 1983
    • Idaho and U.S. District Court, District of Idaho, 1982
    • American Association for Justice
    • Idaho State Bar, Litigation Section, Utah State Bar (Member, Litigation Section, Committee Member, Advertising Committee), Utah Trial Lawyers Association, The Association of Trial Lawyers of America

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • YMCA
    • March of Dimes


    • Numerous seven figure settlements.

    Educational Background:

    • Utah State University, B.S. in Political Science and Pre-Law/Business with a Minor in Economics, 1978
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    Office Location for George T. Waddoups

    4252 South 700 East
    Salt Lake City, UT 84107

    Phone: 801-938-8470

    Fax: 801-262-8995

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    Last Updated: 3/30/2021

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