Clients across the state of Utah turn to our legal advocates for a reason—whether you’ve been hurt in a crash or you’re facing a messy divorce, Utah Legal Team fights to make sure you’re treated fairly. Our attorneys have decades of combined experience winning cases just like yours.
Meet Mike: Award-Winning Attorney
Mike McKell is known as an attorney who brings passion to representing both his clients and constituents. He is the founding partner of McKell Thompson Hunter and a current member of the Utah Senate.
In his professional life, Mike has been admitted to the Utah State Bar, the United States District Court for the District of Utah, the United State Supreme Court, and the Arizona State Bar.
Mike’s law practice is primarily focused on insurance law and representing those who have been injured through no fault of their own. His passion for helping those who have been wrongly injured. Mike is a strong advocate for the underrepresented, in court and in the legislature.
Mike has been recognized as one of Utah’s Legal Elite and as a Mountain States Super Lawyer Rising Star. He is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell and has a perfect 10.0 AVVO rating. Mike participates in the Utah Association for Justice as well as the American Inn of Court.
Southern Utah University: Bachelor's degree, Political Science & Government
University of Idaho College of Law: JD, Law
Associations & Memberships
Utah State Bar
United States District Court for the District of Utah
United States Supreme Court
Arizona State Bar
Awards & Recognitions
AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubble, bestowed on less than 10% of lawyers nationally
AVVO Superb Ranking
Utah Legal Elite, Utah Business Magazine
Utah Legal Elite Rising Star, Utah Business Magazine
Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine
Truck Accident Payout
"Utah Legal Team is awesome to work with!! Very professional, courteous and very responsive to my unscheduled calls and emails needing advice and questions answered. Plus, their rates are very reasonable and affordable!"
Meet Shaynie: Award-Winning Attorney
Shaynie earned Bachelor and Master’s degrees in English before attending J. Reuben Clark Law School.
Shaynie has been an attorney for sixteen years. She started her legal career as a prosecutor where she prosecuted misdemeanor offenses, oversaw the victim’s advocacy program, and litigated city civil matters.
After nine years in that position, Shaynie focused on family and worked in operations management while practicing business law and business litigation, in addition to doing IP work.
Shaynie now focuses her areas of practice in family law and criminal defense. Many cases are won and lost based on the story that they tell. Shaynie makes your case into a story that wins over the judge or jury.
Brigham Young University: Bachelor's degree, English
Brigham Young University: Master's degree, English
J. Reuben Clark Law School: : JD, Law
Car Accident Payout
"They were there for my family when we needed them. Utah Legal Team took the time to answer my questions, explained our options and alleviated my fears. By far the most empathetic, understanding attorneys that I have worked with."
Recent Utah Legal Team Victories
Car Accident Win
"Mike McKell has a great legal mind and over a decade of experience helping people recover what is rightfully theirs. He is tenacious and committed to helping his clients. I highly recommend Mike and his team."
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