About Summit Disability Law Group

Helping you get the benefits you’ve earned is our goal at Summit Disability Law Group. We understand the anxiety unemployment brings and the fear tied to life changing injury or illness. Together we work to get you back on your feet so you can provide for your family and yourself with dignity.

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Your Social Security Disability Experts

Guiding you through the complex Social Security process to obtaining your benefits is our priority. Our experience and knowledge of Social Security law, coupled with our compassion for people, are the building blocks we use to provide you with outstanding service and representation.

The Summit Disability Law Group stands apart from other Utah Social Security disability firms because our process makes you:

  • more informed,
  • maximizes your chances of success, and
  • gives you the confidence that someone is fighting in your corner.

We take fewer cases to ensure our clients receive the personal attention and dedication they deserve. Creating and maintaining lifelong relationships is important to us and we want your experience with us to reflect that attitude. We strive to communicate regularly with you, to answer any legal questions you might have, and make sure you are up-to-date with your case.

Jake Lee

Mr. Lee is the founder of Summit Disability Law Group. He is authorized to practice law in all courts in the state of Utah. Having started his career at a personal injury law firm, Mr. Lee discovered very early how disabling injuries and diseases affect individuals and families. His career led him to focus his research on a variety of disabling conditions and their impact on society. From those experiences he created the Summit Disability Law Group. Today Mr. Lee dedicates his practice to representing seriously disabled persons in Social Security disability claims.

Education:

  • Brigham Young University (Bachelor of Arts)
  • California Western School of Law (Juris Doctor)

Bar Admissions:

  • Utah State Bar
  • U.S. District Court, District of Utah

Professional Associations & Memberships:

  • Utah State Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • NOSSCR (National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives)
  • Salt Lake County Bar Association
  • Utah Association for Justice

Author:

  • The Utah Social Security Disability Handbook
  • Decrease the Surplus Population
  • Eyes to See

Kenneth Christensen

Mr. Christensen has extensive experience in negotiation, settlements and litigation of various types of legal matters. Having spent many years in personal injury, Mr. Christensen knows firsthand the costs accidents and injuries have on people’s lives.  Mr. Christensen and Summit Disability Law Group are committed to providing first-class representation to our clients.

Education:

  • Purdue University (Bachelor of Arts)
  • California Western School of Law (Juris Doctor)

Author:

  • 7 Biggest Mistakes That Can Wreck Your Utah Accident Case
  • Utah Dog Bite and Attack Handbook

Bar Admissions:

  • Utah State Bar
  • U.S. District Court, District of Utah
  • Idaho State Bar

Professional Associations & Memberships:

  • Utah State Bar
  • American Association for Justice
  • Utah Association for Justice

D. Russell Hymas

Mr. Hymas is an experienced negotiator and litigator. Prior to returning to Utah, Mr. Hymas worked for an international law firm in San Diego, California handling complex litigation and transactional matters. In addition Mr. Hymas has extensive experience in personal injury and helping people find compensation for disabling injuries caused by others.

Education:

  • University of Utah (Bachelor of Arts), Cum Laude
  • California Western School of Law, (Juris Doctor) Magna Cum Laude

Author:

  • The Utah Bicycle Accident Handbook
  • The Utah Wrongful Death Guidebook

Bar Admissions:

  • Utah State Bar
  • U.S. District Court, District of Utah
  • California State Bar
  • U.S. District Court, District of Central California
  • U.S. District Court, District of Southern California

Professional Association & Memberships:

  • Utah State Bar
  • Salt Lake County Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Utah Association for Justice
  • University of Utah Board of Advisors for Undergraduate Education