Get to know David W. Steffensen, J.D., LL.M.


David W. Steffensen, J.D., LL.M.

Estate & Tax Attorney

Law Office of David W. Steffensen, P.C.

David has practiced estate planning and elder law for 30 years. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Utah College of Law, where he was a member of the Utah Law Review. David went on to earn his LL.M. (Master of Laws) degree in taxation from New York University. He is one of only a handful of Utah attorneys with advanced tax law training.

David spent his first eight years of practice at Snow, Christensen & Martineau, a 50-attorney law firm in Salt Lake City, where he was a partner. In 1994, David formed his own law firm.

David is a past chairman of the Tax Section the Utah State Bar Association, past chairman of the Primary Children’s Hospital Planned Gifts Committee, past chairman of the Utah State Bar Young Lawyers’ Needs of the Elderly Committee, a past board member of the Salt Lake Estate Planning Council and a member of the Estate Planning Section of the Utah State Bar.

David is a frequent lecturer on estate planning topics. Most recently, David has appeared as a guest on the “Money Talks” radio show on Breakfree Radio, where he talked about estate planning and asset protection strategies.