Don R. Petersen
Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, Mr. Petersen graduated from Utah State University in 1961, and obtained his J.D. from the University of Utah in 1964. While there, he was a member of Phi Delta Phi. Mr. Peterson was admitted to the Utah State Bar in 1965.
A seasoned attorney, Don has concentrated his practice in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, and domestic and family law. Having handled hundreds of domestic cases, Don is considered to be among the best domestic law attorneys in the state of Utah. He is also a fellow in The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, an organization focused on helping domestic and family lawyers better serve their clients. Don is the only attorney in Utah County to receive that distinctiion.
Among his various awards and honors, Don was voted in 2007 as the #1 Divorce Attorney in Utah County in the Readerís Choice Awards. In 2009, Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark College of Law honored Don with a lifetime achievement award for 40 years of legal service to the community.
Don is a member of the following legal organizations: Utah State Bar, American Bar Association, Utah Trial Lawyers Association, The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Central Utah Bar Association, The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Utah State Bar Ethics and Discipline Panel, Utah State Bar Client Security Fund.
Don and his wife have six children, two of whom are partners of Howard, Lewis & Petersen.