Joel D. TaylorAssociate

With Plant, Christensen & Kanell since 2012
Tel. (801) 363-7611
Fax: (801-531-9747
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Mr. Taylor joined Plant, Christensen, & Kanell in 2012. He began his legal career as a Judicial Clerk for the Honorable Richard Wagner in the Sixth Judicial District Court in Nevada. Following his clerkship, Mr. Taylor worked as a Deputy District Attorney for Humboldt County, Nevada. His current practice involves various aspects of insurance defense litigation including personal injury, products liability, construction defects, property damage, and worker’s compensation claims. Mr. Taylor enjoys spending time with his family, athletics, and the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing.


Creighton University College of Law, J.D., 2010, Cum Laude

  • - Creighton Law Review, Student Articles Editor
  • - Judicial Extern, Honorable Dee Benson, United States District Court, District of Utah
  • - Dean’s Academic Scholar
  • - Creighton Legal Writing Center Associate
  • - Client Counseling and Negotiations Board Member
  • - Creighton Intramural Flag Football Championship

University of Utah, B.S., Economics, 2007

Practice Areas

  • General Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Law
  • Products Liability
  • Construction Defects

Admitted to Practice

  • Utah State Bar (All Utah Courts)
  • United States District Court, District of Utah

Professional Affiliations

  • Utah State Bar Association
  • Salt Lake County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

The lawyers of Plant, Christensen & Kanell are dedicated to providing the best possible legal services for their clients, and to maintaining the firm’s tradition of enduring and rewarding relationships with clients. Our method of client service puts our collective experience, research and knowledge to work for the client, providing insightful and cost- effective solutions to legal problems and concerns.