John Uustal is a premier trial lawyer and co-founder of Kelley | Uustal, one of the nation’s leading catastrophic injury and wrongful death law firms. John is well-known for standing up to powerful corporations and for taking on some of the most complex and difficult legal cases of our time. â€‹John’s work on behalf of families facing unnecessary injury and death has resulted â€‹in safer vehicles, safer products, and ultimately safer consumers.
John identifies that he is at his best when working on the most difficult cases, especially when working for a family who is desperate for help. He limits his practice to representing families who have suffered catastrophic injuries or wrongful death, even when other attorneys say the case canâ€™t be won. With truly devastating injuries, he can profoundly change lives for the better â€“ John now handles incredibly complex and difficult cases against the best defense attorneys in the world. His successes have resulted in safer fuel tanks, safer seatbelts, safer medical care, and safer equipment for firefighters and paramedics.
John also hosts Trial School’s program: “The Top Shelf: A Legal Literary Book Club”.