Chelsey E. Phippen
Admitted to bar: Utah 2010; Federal Court, District of Utah 2014.
Education: Regent School of Law, Virginia (J.D. 2010); Utah State University (B.S., 2007).
Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice; Commercial Litigation; Products Liability; Personal Injury; Premises Liability; Construction Defect.
Before attending law school, Ms. Phippen graduated from Utah State University with a bachelor’s degree in Law and Constitutional Studies. During her undergraduate education, she served in Senator Orrin G. Hatch’s office as staff for his Judicial Committee and Sub-Committee on Intellectual Property. Ms. Phippen received her JD degree from Regent University, graduating with honors. She began her career focusing on tax controversy issues for individuals and small businesses. Over the years, she has successfully settled millions of dollars in tax liabilities for her clients. Ms. Phippen shifted her career focus to civil litigation where she quickly gained trial and courtroom experience. She has successfully tried multiple cases before Utah courts in both jury and bench trials. Ms. Phippen joined Kipp & Christian, P.C., in 2016 with a focus on medical malpractice defense and general insurance defense litigation. Currently, Ms. Phippen serves on the Board of the Young Lawyers Division and is a member of the women lawyer committees of both the Utah Bar and the Defense Research Institute.
Ms. Phippen is also a founding board member of Ogden First, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to the revitalization and preservation of historic buildings. In addition, she works to obtain certification of historic buildings on the National Historic Register and to acquire tax credits for the related rehabilitation.