About Our Firm
The firm was originally established with an office in Oakland, California. Within two years the firm had expanded by opening offices in Los Angeles, California and St. George, Utah. The firm provides its clients a wide range of legal services. Attorneys at Bangerter Sheppard take pride in providing quality representation in the areas of insurance defense, insurance coverage, business law, business litigation, corporate, real estate and financial transactions, church law and risk management, as well as catastrophic personal injury, consumer litigation and professional malpractice.
The firm enjoys an AV rating, which is the highest rating given by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, the premier rating directory for attorneys nationwide. According to Martindale-Hubbell, the AV rating is expressly reserved to those attorneys “with very high to preeminent legal ability, expertise, integrity and overall professional excellence.” Its principals and staff attorneys are affiliated with a wide range of professional associations including the State Bars of California, Utah, Nevada and Idaho.
The firm’s prime objective is to provide quality legal services in an ethical and efficient manner. Attorneys at Bangerter Sheppard pride themselves in cultivating and maintaining close, open lines of communication with their clients. The firm emphasizes the need to effectively use legal assistants, staff and technologies, helping to minimize costs to it clients, maintain good client communication, and respond in a timely manner to client needs for legal services. Attorneys take full advantage of current technologies to provide thorough research, timely interaction with clients, and detailed billing statements – all to increase efficiency and client satisfaction.
Bangerter Sheppard’s foundation is built on fostering and maintaining close relationships with its clients. The firm does not engage in mass media advertising to build its client base. Rather, attorneys at Bangerter Sheppard have developed strong relationships with their clientele that are based on trust, conscientiousness and skilled legal services. Over ninety percent of the firm’s clients were first introduced to the firm by referrals from other clientele.
Mr. Bangerter, the firm’s founder, is recognized by A.M. Best Company’s Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys for “his reputation, character and experience” in the area of insurance law. He has been named to the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
Mr. Sheppard has been named among the list of "Utah's Legal Elite" in the Real Estate specialty by Utah Business magazine. He has served as past Chairman of the United States Direct Selling Association Ethics and Self-Regulatory Committee, and is a member of the DSA Government Relations Committee, Ethics and Self-Regulatory Committee, and Lawyers Council.