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About Jacob Jensen

More Than Just an Attorney

Bilingual: English/Spanish

Jacob Jensen graduated from Washburn University School of Law and received his Juris Doctorate, graduating with Dean’s honors. While in law school, he served as a member of the Washburn Law Journal editorial board and was also chosen to be published in the journal. During his last year of law school Jacob worked in the legal clinic doing civil and criminal work for underprivileged and underrepresented clients. He clerked for the Kansas Department of Insurance.

Prior to Law School, Jacob received his BS in Business Management at the University of Utah. He also received his associates degree from UVU.

​Along with zealously fighting for his clients Jacob loves spending time with his family. He loves playing competitive sports and being out in nature. Jacob learned to speak Spanish in his home and also served a 2 year service mission in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

Meet the Team!

Our firm focuses on informing our clients of their legal rights after an injury in a car accident. We work hard on managing, informing, and advocating on behalf of our clients. We have experience negotiating, and litigating with tough to deal with insurance companies and processes. We are not afraid to aggressively advocate for each and everyone of our clients. At our firm our clients come first.

Leslie Jensen

Chief Executive Officer/Founder

Bilingual: English/Spanish
Leslie Jensen graduated from the University of Utah in 2016 with a Master's in Social Work. She received her BS in Psychology in 2013 from the University of Utah. Leslie and Jacob saw a great need in the personal injury legal field for a law firm that cared about the people. They decided they would meld the legal field with the social work field which is the driving force behind their law firm. Leslie implements her knowledge into providing services most law firms don't offer as well as reaching out to underrepresented communities. Leslie loves advocating and being a voice for people in difficult situations. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, playing pickle ball, and being outdoors.

W. Clay Wilkes

Associate Attorney

Bilingual: English/Spanish
Clay Wilkes graduated from University of Oregon School of Law in 2015. He received his BA in Spanish with a minor Logic from BYU in 2012. In law school Clay participated in a program called Spanish Street Law Advocacy that specialized helping underprivileged communities receive free legal representation. Clay thrives in helping his clients receive the best compensation for their accidents. In his free time Clay enjoys skiing, jogging, and reading. He also loves competing in triathlons.

James Henrichsen

Chief Operating Officer

Bilingual: English/Spanish
James is the Chief Operating Officer at The Law Office of Jacob Jensen. James has worked in the personal injury world for most of his career. His expertise ranges from working one on one with clients all the way to the inner workings of the law firm. James feels passionate that all of our clients deserve the best representation this field has to offer. James lived in Argentina where he learned to speak Spanish. In his free time James enjoys playing sports.

C. Austin Lund

Associate Attorney

Bilingual: English/Spanish
Austin graduated with a B.A. in Philosophy and a Minor in Spanish from Brigham Young University. He received his J.D. from the University of Oregon school of law. Austin has worked for personal injury law firms in Las Vegas, Portland, and Salt Lake City while in law school. During this time, Austin gained a unique understanding of personal injury law and how insurance companies take advantage of those who have been injured in an accident. He knows the value of your case and will fight to get you the compensation you deserve. Austin is an avid fan of the Jazz and anything University of Utah. In his free time, you will find him spending time with his family, or on a golf course.

Burke Shields

Senior Negotiator

Bilingual: English/Spanish
Burke has more than 2 decades of work experience in the personal injury field. Most of his professional experience has been helping clients resolve their personal injury cases against defendants. He has also worked as a property and casualty adjuster for two large insurers. Burke Graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Business from the University of Utah. In his free time, Burke enjoys traveling, kayaking, pickle ball, golfing, riding motorcycles and flying airplanes.

Kyle Bingham

Office Manager

Bilingual: English/Spanish
Kyle is the Office Manager at The Law Office of Jacob Jensen. He has been in management for 10+ years. He is passionate about helping others and providing the best possible service to anyone and everyone. He loves working here because of the great work culture and all of the opportunities to serve those around him. In his free time he enjoys sports, card games, being out in nature, fishing, and spending time with his family and friends.

Jennifer Gonzalez

Legal Assistant

Bilingual: English/Spanish
Jennifer is the lead legal assistant at The Law Office of Jacob Jensen. She is currently a student in the Legal Studies program at SLCC and one day hopes to become an attorney. She is passionate about working with the Hispanic/ Latin community because she has seen the struggles that her family has faced moving to the United States. She strives to provide an overall smooth experience for all of her clients and likes to get to know her clients on a personal level. She likes to spend a majority of her free time paddle boarding, camping, going on nature walks, and doing jigsaw puzzles.

Andrea Gaytan

Legal Assistant

Bilingual: English/Spanish
Andrea is the litigation paralegal at The Law Office of Jacob Jensen. Andrea graduated from The University of Utah in 2019 with a BA in English Literature. She was raised in Mexico, and moved to the United States in high school. Andrea learned first hand how difficult it can be to navigate the legal system without fully grasping the language. She has made her mission to give a voice to those who cannot advocate for themselves. In her free time, Andrea enjoys reading, writing, spending time with her dog, and swimming.

Nathan Harris

Legal Assistant

Bilingual: English/Spanish
Nathan Harris is a legal assistant at The Law Office of Jacob Jensen. He is currently pursuing a degree in Linguistics and one day hopes to know multiple languages. He served a Spanish speaking service mission in Washington and Oregon state. He loves to dance to Latin music, watch movies, play games, and hang out with his friends and family. He is also an orange belt in Krav Maga and Jiu Jitsu. Nathan wants to continue working in the legal field and gain more experience to help his clients to the best of his ability.

Melissa Alarcon

Legal Assistant

Bilingual: English/Spanish
Melissa is a legal assistant at The Law Office of Jacob Jensen. She graduated from Utah State University with a BS in English and Political Science. She has a strong belief that legal representation should be equitable and accessible to everyone. Melissa is striving to become an attorney that will one day provide the representation that her clients deserve. She enjoys talking to her clients and is willing to solve any problem that arises. In her free time Melissa enjoys dancing, reading, visiting lakes, and spending time with her friends and family.

Viviana Mendonza

Receptionist

Bilingual: English/Spanish
Viviana is a receptionist at The Law Office of Jacob Jensen. She is from Peru and came to the United States when she was 12 years old. Viviana graduated from Hillcrest High. Her favorite food is Peruvian ceviche and she loves spending her free time with her family. She loves working at The Law Office Of Jacob Jensen because of the great atmosphere and the growth opportunities. She also wants to become a legal assistant one day and provide the best experience for her clients.

Isabella Todd

Legal Assistant

Bilingual: English/Spanish
Isabella is a legal assistant at The Law Office of Jacob Jensen. She is majoring in Political Science and Environmental Sustainability at The University of Utah. She learned to speak Spanish in Bolivia, where she grew up. In her free time, she enjoys exploring national parks, practicing yoga, and going to music festivals. She has a passion for helping people and will go above and beyond to support her clients. She aims to speak up for others while helping them out of a hard situation. Isabella plans on attending law school and becoming an attorney in hopes of better serving underprivileged communities.

Laurel Gutierrez

Legal Assistant

Bilingual: English/Spanish
Laurel is a legal assistant at The Law Office of Jacob Jensen. Laurel is currently attending Ensign College to get her Legal Studies degree. Laurel learned Spanish from the dual immersion program starting in elementary school and going through high school with AP, concurrent enrollment, and IB programs. Laurel looks forward to helping people everyday at work and strives to help others in her personal life as well. In her free time she loves to read, sing, and make the people around her smile.

Jake Petersen

Legal Assistant

Bilingual: English/Spanish
Jake is an intake specialist at The Law Office of Jacob Jensen. He cares about his clients and loves to help them access our firm's quality and personalized help. He developed a passion for helping people while living in Guatemala for nearly two years as a service volunteer during which time he learned how to speak Spanish. Jake is in the process of completing his BA in American Studies from BYU and plans to attend law school to pursue a career as an attorney. He loves to play sports, explore the outdoors, and try new things for fun.

Lisa Bennett

Legal Assistant

Bilingual: English/Spanish

Fabian Ruiz

Legal Assistant

Bilingual: English/Spanish

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(801) 996-8662 | legal@jacobjensenlaw.com

275 E 6100 S Murray UT, 84107

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