Mann, Hadfield & Thorne
Jeff Thorne, Senior Partner
Michael Christiansen, Partner
Michael joined the firm of Mann Hadfield & Thorne in 2008, after working as a law clerk for the First District Courts with Judge Gordon Low, Judge Thomas Willmore, Judge Clint Judkins, Judge Hadfield, Judge Burbank and Judge Jones after law school.
Michael’s top accomplishments are being the husband to wife, Janae, and being the proud father of four children. Michael enjoys supporting his children’s sporting, scouts, musical, church and theater activities in the local Brigham City area.
Michael enjoys a variety of practice areas in the Northern Utah area, including municaplity law, personal injury, family law, property law, probate, trusts and estate planning, business law, and prosecutes for Brigham City.
Michael is a local graduate of Weber State University and attended law school at the S.J. Quinney School of Law at the University of Utah.
Bar Admission: Utah, 2004
Colt Mund, Associate Attorney
Prior to law school, Colt completed his undergraduate education at Snow College and Utah State University. At Snow College, Colt was a recipient of football scholarship as a running back for the Badgers. In 2006, Colt was named a team captain for the Badgers, who finished with a #2 national ranking. Colt then finished his undergraduate education at Utah State University, where he graduated with dual degrees in History and Political Science.
Colt begin his legal studies at the Loyola University Chicago, School of Law. While at Loyola-Chicago, Colt was named to the Dean’s List and received the distinguished Cali Award, given to the first-year student with the highest grade in legal writing and oral advocacy. Colt then returned home to the State of Utah and completed his J.D. from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University.
While at BYU, Colt was an associate editor for the Journal of Public Law. In addition to his work on the law journal, Colt distinguished himself in trial advocacy as he was selected as a member of the law school’s distinguished competitive trial advocacy team. As a member of the advocacy team, Colt would claim a regional championship, besting law school competitors from eight western states. Colt would then go on to compete for a national championship in Dallas, Texas against competitors from across the country. At the national competition, Colt received the distinguished Hon. Lewis F. Powell medallion in recognition of his prowess in trial advocacy.
Colt works in the following legal areas: Family Law, Litigation, Estate Planning, and Criminal Prosecution for the City of Brigham.