Attorney Roland Christensen
A dedicated trial attorney, Roland Christensen has a passion for helping injury victims and their families hold responsible parties accountable. When people come to him after losing everything, he put everything he has into helping them—no matter what. He has aggressively advocated for plaintiffs across the nation, from the Gulf Coast and beyond. Roland has proven experience navigating cases involving catastrophic injuries, maritime accidents, and wrongful death cases.
Though born in Bloomington, Indiana, Roland has lived across the country and globe, from Tokyo to London to Provo, UT. Settling down in Utah, Roland graduated from high school and soon after enrolling at Brigham Young University, earning a degree in family studies. After graduating, he continued his education at J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University. Roland was one of the top 20 students in his graduating class, earning magna cum laude honors.
During his time in law school, he served as lead editor for the BYU Law Review. Roland also stood out by winning the school's negotiation competition and scoring the highest on his briefs for legal and appeals writing classes.
With a special focus on legal writing, Roland spent two years gaining experience as a teaching assistant, creating a 150-page manual used by first-year writing classes for BYU Law School. He also had his comment, Behind the Curtain of Tort Reform, published in the BYU Law Review. It discusses the common myths and misconceptions surrounding tort reform.
While at law school, Roland gained further experience in various areas of the law, serving as an intern within the Southern District of Texas for the Honorable Lee H. Rosenthal. Additionally, he worked for the Criminal Appeals Division of the Utah Attorney General and was a summer associate for numerous prestigious firms throughout Houston.
In 2015, Roland joined the Arnold & Itkin team as a law clerk. After being admitted to the Texas bar in November of 2016, Roland joined our firm as an attorney.
Roland is happily married to Chandra and can be found spending his free time with her and their three children, Kade, Chloe, and Wesley.
- Brigham Young University
- J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University
- State Bar of Texas
- State Bar of Louisiana
- State Bar of California
- United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
- United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas
- United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
- United States District Court, Western District of Texas
- United States District Court, Western District of Tennessee
- United States District Court, Western District of Louisiana
- Top 40 Under 40 by The National Trial Lawyers