Chad Curtis

Practice Areas

  • Workers’ compensation defense

  • Civil litigation

  • Criminal defense

  • Appellate practice

  • Insurance subrogation

Bar admission

  • Utah, 2016

  • Wyoming, 2018



  • J.D., University of Utah

  • M.P.A., University of Utah

  • B.A., BYU



  • Utah State Bar Appellate Practice Section, Criminal Law Section, Governament/Administrative Law Section, Labor and Employment Section, and Litigation Section

A Little About Chad

​Mr. Curtis received his B.A. from Brigham Young University, his M.P.A. from the University of Utah, and his J.D. from the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah—where Mr. Curtis served as an editor of the Utah Law Review. Mr. Curtis is a US Marine Corp combat veteran who, prior to joining the law firm of Smart Schofield Shorter, P.C. in 2013, worked for the Utah State Division of Juvenile Justice and with the West Valley City Prosecutor’s Office. Mr. Curtis’s primary practice areas are workers’ compensation defense, civil litigation, criminal defense, appellate practice, and insurance subrogation.