Matthew L. Johnson is an "AV" rated attorney by Martindale Hubell, the highest possible rating in the legal field.  Mr. Johnson received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from Weber State University in 1991, a Master of Arts degree in Languages and Literature with an emphasis in Spanish from the University of Utah in 1993, and a Juris Doctorate degree (cum laude) from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School (now Western Michigan University) in Lansing, Michigan in 1996, graduating in the top 10% of his class.  Since 2007, Mr. Johnson has been listed as a "Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyers magazine.  

Following law school, Mr. Johnson began practicing law in the areas of personal injury, insurance defense, insurance law, construction defects, bankruptcy, and business and commercial litigation with the law firm of Vannah Costello Canepa Wiese & Riedy. Mr. Johnson was a partner for several years at the law firm of Hutchison & Steffen, where he served as one of the firm’s primary business litigation attorneys and was the head of the firm’s bankruptcy and insolvency practice. Mr. Johnson later became a named partner in the law firm of Lavelle & Johnson, P.C., later formed Johnson & Gubler, P.C., and is founder and managing partner of LifeLaw in Salt Lake City. 

Mr. Johnson is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Utah, Nevada, and Colorado. He is fluent in Spanish and has taught Spanish on a college level at the University of Utah and at Lansing Community College. He has also taught classes and written materials for lawyers in the areas of bankruptcy and insolvency law, arbitration, and real estate.

Mr. Johnson is an avid outdoorsman. When not practicing law, Mr. Johnson enjoys camping, hiking, backpacking, riding four wheelers, skiing, and spending time with his children. He has been an active boy scout leader for many years and enjoys working with various youth in the community.



Our most important priority is YOU. We know recovering from a car wreck is hard and we are here for one purpose and one purpose only: to help you through it.


Our team here at LifeLaw will always stand up on our clients' behalf. We will always serve as a protector of your interests above all else, ensuring that you get the help you need and the settlement you deserve.

It's our job to work on your behalf with insurance companies and other parties to make sure you get the compensation you deserve for any personal injury you have experienced. We know how to talk to them to make sure you are treated fairly. Just leave it to us.



Our only focus is making sure that you get the help, care, and financial support you need to heal and get back to your life. 

Call us today for a free consultation, and let us get started on helping you live a better life after a car accident.

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