Attorneys

 

Robert B. Sykes

Partner

Bob was formerly on the Board of Governors of the Utah Association for Justice and the Board of Trustees of the Brain Injury Association of Utah. He has frequently been invited to lecture other lawyers at legal seminars in Utah and around the country on a variety of topics including brain injury, evidence and trial practice.

During his 40 years of practice, Bob has been involved in several landmark cases including the Houghton v. State of Utah class action, a case that took over 16 years to resolve. He was nominated the Utah State Bar's attorney of the year for his work on that case. 

Bob is married to Rebecca McKay. They have three daughters and one son.

 

Salt Lake City, Utah
Phone: (801) 533-0222
Fax: (801) 533-8081
Email: bob@sykesmcallisterlaw.com

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Alyson Carter McAllister

Partner

Alyson is currently the Vice President of the Utah Association for Justice, and is the Past President for their Women's Caucus. She serves on the Board of Governors for the UAJ and for the American Association for Justice. Alyson has served on several committees for the Utah State Bar, including her current service on the Rules of Professional Conduct committee and the Model Utah Jury Instructions committee. She is frequently invited to lecture other lawyers at legal seminars on a variety of subjects, including civil rights. She also regularly serves as a mentor to new lawyers admitted to the Utah State Bar.

During her 18 years of practice, Alyson was involved in the Houghton (Medicaid) Class Action case, among other important cases. She has appealed several civil rights cases to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Alyson is married to Jared McAllister. They have one son.

 

Salt Lake City, Utah
Phone: (801) 533-0222
Fax: (801) 533-8081
Email: alyson@sykesmcallisterlaw.com

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C. Peter Sorensen
Associate
Pete graduated from Oklahoma City University School of Law. Pete was the president of his class. He was also an academic fellow for the Alfred P. Murrah Center for Homeland Security Law and Policy. He began working for Sykes McAllister Law Offices during law school, and came on as a full-time associate after graduation. 
Pete has represented clients in a variety of cases ranging from civil rights, police brutality, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, and other personal injury cases. Pete practices in both federal and state court in Utah.
Pete is married to Sarah. They have three daughters.

Salt Lake City, Utah
Phone: (801) 533-0222
Fax: (801) 533-8081
Email: pete@sykesmcallisterlaw.com

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Christina D. Isom
Associate
Christina graduated from Oklahoma City University School of Law. Prior to joining Sykes McAllister Law Offices, she worked as a public defender in Oklahoma. She is currently on board of governors for the Utah Association for Justice, and is actively involved with that organization. She also serves as the chair of the new member division of the UAJ, and is involved in putting on education programs for new lawyers. 
Christina is licensed to practice in both federal and state court in Utah, and maintains her license in Oklahoma. She represents clients in a variety of cases, with a focus on civil rights and personal injury cases. 

 

Salt Lake City, Utah
Phone: (801) 533-0222
Fax: (801) 533-8081
Email: christina@sykesmcallisterlaw.com