David E. Christensen is the founder of Christensen Law, a personal injury law firm, located in Southfield, Michigan. David is a renowned trial lawyer, and focuses his practice on auto accident and brain injury cases. He is is widely recognized for his experience in representing victims with traumatic brain injury and helping them to receive the medical assistance and benefits they need to make a complete recovery.
Legal leadership: David is a leader and an educator in the legal community. He's the former Chairman of the Negligence Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan. This is the professional organization for all plaintiff and defense lawyers handling negligence cases in the state. David was elected by his peers to lead the organization.
David is also actively involved in the Michigan Association for Justice, the state's largest organization of plaintiff personal injury attorneys protecting accident victims. In this capacity, he's member of the Executive Board. He has recently been elected an officer of the organization, which means he has to fulfill several leadership roles before he leads the organization as the next president. And David is the chair of the No Fault Litigation Section, which is instrumental crafting Michigan No Fault laws and educating the public about current "reform" efforts that would devastate the rights of crash victims.
David also chairs several committees and regularly lectures at educational seminars for attorneys handling auto accident lawsuits.
Notable awards: David is known for his successful and aggressive trial skills. He regularly squares off against the nation's largest corporations and insurance companies, and has obtained a large number of seven-figure verdicts and settlements for his clients. He's also achieved some of the largest jury verdicts in Michigan for accident victims with brain injury, psychiatric damages and neurological injuries, according to published reports by Michigan Lawyers Weekly.
Distinctions: Out of 50,000 Michigan lawyers, David was named among the top 25 as a Michigan Lawyers Weekly Leader in the Law. He received this honor for his successful trial verdicts on behalf of auto accident victims as well as his exceptional leadership as president of the Negligence Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan.
David has received an AV Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available for legal ability and ethics.
He is a Top 100 Michigan Super Lawyer. Super Lawyers is a list of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The Top 100 Michigan Super Lawyers received the highest point totals in the Super Lawyers nomination, research and blue ribbon review process.
University of Michigan Law School, Graduated with honors