TJ Auto Law Legal Team

Our team has experience working on a variety of cases and we are here to make sure you are comfortable and confident with the plan for your recovery.  Our goal is to make sure you receive fair compensation for your injuries so you can pay for medical bills and be back to where you were before the accident.

John Tillotson is personable and never talks down to anyone. We can explain complex legal issues in a simple, easy-to-understand terms so you can feel comfortable and confident with the plan for your case.

You keep more of your settlement because our fees are lower than most other firms.  Our fee for settlement is 30% of the settlement amount, where most other firms charge between 33% and 38%.

Why choose TJ Auto Law?


We want to be available any time you need us, that means every client gets the attorney’s cell phone number as well as the office information.

Smaller Fees

This means that you get to keep more of your settlement.

Personal Service

We are a small firm with big firm experience.  We make sure you get personal experience because we know each and every one of our clients personally.

Meet the Attorney

John Tillotson

John Tillotson


John is an experienced personal injury lawyer that is dedicated to his work in automobile, slip and fall and dog bite accidents. Since he began practicing law, John has represented over 400 injury cases, and provided his clients with over $2.1-million in compensation.

John started his secondary education at Utah Valley University, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance in 2007. He was then accepted into Ave Maria’s School of Law in Florida, and finished his law school at Brigham Young University in May 2012.

“I wanted to be a personal injury attorney, because of my past employment history as an insurance adjuster,” said John about his ambition to become a lawyer. “I found myself doing more advocating for people at my insurance job, which my boss didn’t appreciate very much. I found that working as a personal injury lawyer was the perfect fit for my future career.”

Professional Experience:

  • Personal Injury Attorney for Tillotson Johnson—2016
  • Personal Injury Attorney for The Advocates – 2012
  • Law Clerk for Judge Steven Hansen, Utah 4th District Court–2011
  • Law Clerk for The Law Office of Conrad Willkomm – 2010
  • Injury Adjuster for Farmers Insurance Group – 2008
  • Business Consultant for Bill Good Marketing – 2002

Professional Affiliations:

  • Utah State Bar – 2012
  • American Bar Association – 2012
  • Utah Association for Justice
  • American Association of Justice


  • Brigham Young University – 2011-2012
  • Ave Maria School of Law J.D. 2012
  • Utah Valley University – B.S. Finance 2007

Personal Life:

John and his wife of 13 years, Emalia, have three children – two girls that are nine and six years old and one four-year-old boy.

He is very passionate about his personal health and the improvement of his strategic thought processes through the practice of chess.  John said he loves playing chess, because it is a competition involving a certain set of rules; and the winner is determined by which opponent uses the better strategy. “My friend once said it is a game rich enough that ‘an elephant can bathe, and simple enough that a mouse can drink’” he said. “Simply anyone can play it.”

“Our goal is to make sure you receive fair compensation for your injuries so you can pay for your medical bills and be back to where you were before the accident.”

John Tillotson