David S. Head

Professional Experience

At Head Law, we pride ourselves in helping our clients to protect their rights and receive and full and fair compensation when they have been injured by others. We understand that a lot is at stake when our clients contact us, including serious injuries, medical bills, lost wages, and the loss of liberty. We will work aggressively and tirelessly against those you have violated your rights and have injured you.

David S. Head is the managing attorney at Head Law. David loves helping others resolve their difficult legal problems. David has extensive litigation experience, including multiple jury and bench trials, and has also filed several appeals to Utah or federal appellate courts.

David grew up in Salt Lake County, Utah and went to the University of Utah for his undergraduate studies. David attended graduate school and law school at St. Mary’s University.

Prior to working at Head Law, David worked at a prestigious litigation law firm—working primarily in personal injury, employment, and family law litigation—in Salt Lake County, Utah. David also previously worked at a prestigious criminal defense firm in Salt Lake County, Utah, and at a legal clinic in San Antonio, Texas performing legal services for indigent members of the community.

David has also acted as a chairperson for medical malpractice prelitigation panels for the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing. In Utah, medical malpractice claimants are required to appear and present their cases before the prelitigation panels prior to filing their cases in the Utah district courts. As a chairperson, David conducted the panels, evaluated the cases with the other panel members, issued decisions for each case, and drafted panel opinions.

When David is not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife and family, painting, writing, and watching mixed martial arts.


Published Decisions

  • Valerios Corp. v. Macias, 2015 UT App 4, 20130416-CA
  • Diaz v. Graphic Packaging International, Inc., 2:13-cv-00238-TC
  • Merena v. Davis, 283 P.3d 973, 2012 UT App 193 (Utah App. 2012)


St. Mary’s University School of Law

San Antonio, Texas

Doctor of Jurisprudence
• Presidential Management Fellows Nominee
• Pro Bono Service Certificate

St. Mary’s University Graduate School

San Antonio, Texas

Master of Arts, Major: International Relations
• Distinguished Graduate

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, Utah

Bachelor of Arts, Major: Political Science; Minor: Spanish
• Universidad de Oviedo, Oviedo, Spain
• Spanish Language Program Certificate of Completion

Bar Admissions

  • Utah Supreme Court
  • United States District Court for the District of Utah


  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Fluent in Portuguese