Our Team

Vaccine Injury Lawyers

 

257 East 200 South, Suite 1100
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Dave Richards has been with Christensen & Jensen for 24 years and has been a shareholder and director of the firm since 1998. He is currently a member of the firm’s executive management committee. Dave also chairs the firm’s Technology Committee. He has been a litigator during his entire tenure with the firm. Having represented both plaintiffs and defendants. He has specialized experience with vaccination injuries and has helped many injury victims bring successful claims for recovery.

Dave has represented plaintiffs and defendants in a wide array of personal injury suits based on product liability, professional negligence, and even premises liability. He is one of the few Utah attorneys experienced with vaccine injury cases which require admission to the United States Court of Federal Claims.  He balances his legal career with his passion for search and rescue, serving as a legal advisor to Rocky Mountain Rescue Dogs. Dave was deployed as a canine handler at the World Trade Center site and to Hurricane Katrina as a member of FEMA’s Utah Task Force 1.

Vaccine Injury LawyerTanner Strickland Lenart

tanner.lenart@chrisjen.com

257 East 200 South, Suite 1100
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Tanner became an associate with Christensen & Jensen in 2013. Prior to going to law school, Tanner worked in sales, customer service, and technical service areas of the online print company Printingforless.com. While in law school, she clerked with firms in Salt Lake City and Birmingham, Alabama. Her practice at Christensen & Jensen focuses on vaccination injury cases and commercial law, with a special interest in liquor licensing. Originally from Alabama, Tanner and her husband have lived in Utah for over seven years.

Tanner’s practices include assisting clients navigate the claims process of the United States Court of Federal Claims for vaccine injuries.  She works closely with Dave Richards to defend the rights of those who have been affected by vaccinations approved by the government.  Tanner has also accepted a position on the Board of Directors for the Salt Lake Area Restaurant Association.  In that capacity, she drafted compromise language for HB442, enacting sweeping changes in Utah liquor law.  Tanner is also a pilot and Co-Chair of the Utah 99s Chapter of the International Organization of Women Pilots.