Dan Jenkins is a shareholder of Litster Frost Injury Lawyers. Dan grew up on a farm in Kuna, Idaho, and has always called the Treasure Valley his home. He graduated cum laude from Boise State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy and received his Juris Doctorate at the University of Idaho, College of Law, with an emphasis in Litigation and Dispute Resolution, where he received Dean’s List recognition. Dan received the “Pro-bono Above and Beyond” Award for his dedication and service to pro-bono clients and cases through the General, Family Justice, and Mediation Clinics and served as a small claim’s mediator in Latah County. It was those trials, cases, class actions, and mediations that confirmed his desire to be a fierce advocate for victims.
Prior to law school, Dan began working in personal injury law firms in Idaho and Utah as a Pre-Litigation Manager, Paralegal, Spanish Translator, Case Manager, and Negotiator. He gained valuable years of experience assisting, evaluating, and resolving injury claims. Following law school he worked at the Twin Falls County Defender’s Office where Dan was involved in the defense side of criminal cases. There he gained litigation and trial experience, obtaining several acquittals in court and jury trials. Dan now has more than 20 years of experience helping injured victims and their families navigate the claims and litigation processes, which is a job that he loves. Dan has successfully litigated and settled hundreds of personal injury cases, specializing in automobile, trucking, motorcycle, and bicycle accidents. Dan has obtained multiple seven figure results for clients and handled dozens of wrongful death claims for his clients, and in a pro-bono capacity.
Dan is an active member of the Idaho and Utah State Bar Associations and Idaho Trial Lawyers Association. His personal interests include camping, hiking, and fishing. He also enjoys being involved with youth sports and school activities with his three children and wife, as well as travel when time allows.