Stewart B. Harman



With Plant, Christensen & Kanell since 2006
Tel. (801) 363-7611
Fax: (801) 531-9747

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Mr. Harman is a shareholder with Plant, Christensen & Kanell. He began his legal career with Plant, Christensen & Kanell in 2006 and is involved in many different aspects of insurance defense litigation, to include personal injury, premises liability, insurance/agent broker liability, trucking and auto cases, employment law, complex litigation, construction accidents, construction defect, product warranty claims, municipal litigation and defense, HOA claims, products liability, and property damage claims in both state and federal court.


  • Appalachian School of Law, Grundy, Virginia, J.D.: 2006, Summa Cum Laude
    • Recipient of the 2006 Burton Award for excellence in legal writing
    • Finalist for the 2006 Presidential Management Fellows program
    • Editor-in-Chief, Appalachian Journal of Law, Volume V; Associate Editor Volume IV
  • University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, B.S.: Organizational Communication and Political Science, 2001

Practice Areas

  • General litigation (State and Federal Court)
  • Personal Injury
  • Employment Law (Title VII)
  • Insurance law
  • Products liability
  • Trucking/Auto accidents
  • Construction
  • Municipal law
  • Product warranty

Admitted to Practice

  • Utah State Bar (All Utah Courts)
  • United States District Court, District of Utah
  • United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • Idaho State Bar (All Idaho courts)

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

  • Utah State Bar Association
  • Salt Lake County Bar Association
  • Utah State Litigation Section
  • Utah defense Lawyers Association
  • Municipal Law Group

Reported Cases / Publications

  • Fire Insurance Exchange v. Oltmanns, 2016 UT App 54 (March 24, 2016)
  • Cope v. UVSC, 2012 UT App 319, 290 P.3d 314 (November 8, 2012), aff'd, 2014 UT 53, 342 P.3d 243.
  • Restoration of Competency Through Involuntary Medication: Applying The Sell Factors, 4 Appalachian J.L. 127 (2005)