Biographical Information

Colin King is a founding member of Dewsnup, King & Olsen. Mr. King’s practice is devoted to personal injury and wrongful death cases in the fields of product liability, medical malpractice, workplace injury, civil rights, and motor vehicle accidents.

Mr. King is a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL), a select invitation-only group of trial lawyers world-wide, limited to 500 in the United States. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), also an invitation-only group of trial lawyers in the United States and Canada. Mr. King is a member of the 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.”

He has been selected by his peers as a member of The Best Lawyers in America in personal injury law since 1993 in plaintiffs’ medical malpractice and product liability. He is a member and former Utah Chapter president of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), a national trial lawyer organization composed only of trial lawyers with significant jury trial experience. He has been given an AV rating, the highest possible, for over 20 years from Martindale-Hubbell, a respected attorney and law firm rating service.

Mr. King is a member and a past president of the Utah Association for Justice. He is a member of the Utah State Bar; the Salt Lake County Bar Association; the Federal Bar Association; the American Association for Justice; the American Trial Lawyers Association and Public Justice.

Mr. King has obtained several of Utah’s largest and most significant jury verdicts in product liability and other complex tort cases, including the first eight-figure tort verdict in the state’s history. He has obtained many multimillion-dollar settlements in personal injury and death cases. He is often an invited lecturer on leading-edge topics of tort law to trial lawyers in Utah and elsewhere.