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Attorney Roland Christensen

Passionate about helping individuals and families who have been injured by the negligence of others, Attorney Roland Christensen has made his mark as an aggressive advocate and compassionate representative. An industrial injury lawyer, Roland is able to represent plaintiffs throughout the Gulf Coast, as well as throughout the remainder of the United States. Roland concentrates his practice on the representation of those who have been injured in catastrophic personal injury case.

Dedicated to Personal & Professional Excellence

Roland is committed to helping his clients achieve success. His dedication to personal excellence shines through in the outcomes of the cases he handles. While at the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University, Roland served as lead editor of the BYU Law Review, won the schoolwide negotiation competition, and achieved the highest-scoring briefs in both his legal writing and advanced appellate brief writing classes.

Additionally, Roland created a 150-page legal writing manual that was soon implemented into the first-year writing classes at BYU law school and served as a legal writing teaching assistant. While Roland was still in attendance there, his comment, Behind the Curtain of Tort Reform, was published in the BYU Law Review.

Previous Experience

Although Roland certainly proved his academic excellence, he took pains to establish a respectable amount of hands-on experience as well. During his time as a law student, Roland served as a summer associate at some of the largest, well-respected Houston law firms, worked for the Criminal Appeals Division of the Utah Attorney General, and interned with the Southern District of Texas for the Honorable Lee H. Rosenthal.

In 2015, Roland began his journey with Arnold & Itkin as a law clerk. After being admitted to the Texas bar in November 2016, Roland continued his work with the firm as a Houston personal injury attorney. In 2017, he was admitted to the Louisiana bar.

Personal Life & Education

Although born in Bloomington, IN, Roland lived in Boston, Tokyo, London, and Provo, UT while growing up. He graduated with a B.S. in Family Studies after attending Brigham Young University and went on to attend the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University. He graduated magna cum laude as one of the top 20 students in his class.

When not at work, Roland enjoys time with his wife, Chandra, and their two children, Kade and Chloe.

    $6.5 Million Settled for Injured Crew Member

    Arnold & Itkin secured a seven-figure settlement for a worker who suffered irreparable harm due to unsafe working conditions.

    Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Caj Boatright, Roland Christensen, and Kala Sellers secured a settlement of $6,500,000 for a barge worker who was grievously harmed while working off the Florida coast. While operating a winch in an unsafe and poorly-maintained safety cage, the cable snapped and dropped the winch hook onto his face. The impact required several surgeries to treat. The scarring may never heal. When he called us, we immediately investigated the incident, taking over 12 depositions, and revealed that the barge company knew their safety cage need repairs. WIth their negligence now a matter of record, the company chose to settle with our client for what he needed to recover. Arnold & Itkin is proud to have helped another offshore worker get medical care and security for him and his family. We look forward to the defendant reevaluating all safety cages to prevent this from ever happening again.

    Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $2,923,176.20.

    $1.75M Settlement Obtained for Family of Deceased Seaman

    When a Jones Act seaman lost his life after a heart attack at sea went without prompt, proper medical care, his family turned to our firm for help. We took on the case and recovered $1.75M on the family’s behalf.

    Kurt Arnold, Caj Boatright, Alison Baimbridge, and Roland Christensen reached a $1,750,000 settlement on behalf of the family of a Jones Act seaman who passed away after suffering a heart attack while at sea. Despite several personnel witnessing his pain prior to his passing, his employer did not seek the prompt medical attention that could have saved his life. Our firm pushed for trial and took several key depositions. In the end, we are proud to have brought the truth to light in this case and to help his family reach peace.

    Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $765,525.39.

    $1.49M Settlement Reached for Man Struck by Truck

    Our legal team recovered $1,490,000 on behalf of a man struck by truck. We helped uncover evidence that proved the truck driver was distracted at the time of the incident.

    Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Caj Boatright, Alison Baimbridge, and Roland Christensen reached a settlement of $1,490,000 on behalf of a man who was severely injured after being struck by a truck. Our team moved quickly, uncovering evidence that proved the truck driver had been distracted behind the wheel. We then assisted our client in receiving the best in medical care for his injuries, including the needed multiple surgeries. We pursued the case and pushed for trial, and we are proud to have helped ensure a stable future for our client.

    Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $631,233.85.

    $990,000 Settlement Secured for Victims of Montana Explosion

    Arnold & Itkin obtained a sizable settlement for our clients: two workers who were injured in an explosion at a Montana facility.

    Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Caj Boatright, Roland Christensen, and Alison Baimbridge successfully settled a case for $990,000 on behalf of our clients—two workers who were caught in a flash-fire explosion. The explosion occurred at a Montana oil processing facility. The total amount our clients recovered was more than $1 million after overcoming numerous legal obstacles and hurdles. Arnold & Itkin is proud to represent the plant workers who suffer from industrial explosions and fires across the United States.

    Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $508,709.99.

    $650,000 Settlement Achieved for Victims of Tractor-Trailer Crash

    Arnold & Itkin obtained a six-figure settlement for a Florida couple who was hit by a truck while driving through Louisiana.

    Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Caj Boatright, Roland Christiansen, and Alison Baimbridge settled a trucking accident case on behalf of a Florida couple. Our clients were traveling through Louisiana on I-10 when they were struck by a tractor-trailer. Our team took numerous depositions to investigate the case, eventually securing a favorable settlement through mediation. Arnold & Itkin proudly represents the victims of negligent truck driving all over the United States.

    Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $309,372.73.

    $640,000 Settlement Reached for Injured Truck Driver

    Our firm represented an Alabama trucker who was injured while sitting parked in his own truck. He had been hit by an 18-wheeler who got impatient, swung around another truck, and collided with our client.

    Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Caj Boatright, Alison Baimbridge, and Roland Christensen recovered $640,000 on behalf of an Alabama truck driver who was struck by an impatient 18-wheeler driver while sitting in his own truck. After being hit, our client received prompt medical attention and turned to our firm for help. We aggressively pushed for trial, discovering evidence to clearly prove the fault of the other truck driver. We are proud to have reached a favorable settlement on our client’s behalf, demanding justice to help in his recovery.

    Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $308,009.08.

    * Client’s portion of total recovery may be subject to Medicare / Medicaid reimbursement claims, Medicare / Medicaid liens or other third-party claims or liens. These verdicts and settlements are intended to be representative of cases handled by Arnold & Itkin LLP. These listings are not a guarantee or prediction of the outcome of any other claims.

    Client's portion of total recovery may be subject to Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement claims, Medicare/Medicaid liens or other third-party claims or liens. These verdicts and settlements are intended to be representative of cases handled by Arnold & Itkin, LLP. These listings are not a guarantee or prediction of the outcome of any other claims.

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