Janell Youtsey

Janell Youtsey is the founder and principle attorney for the Law Offices of Janell Youtsey in Phoenix, Arizona. Her practice largely focuses on workers’ compensation law, Social Security Disability, and Appeals cases. She helps her clients and their families protect their rights in a wide range of workers’ compensation cases. She is a dedicated advocate who will provide the high-quality legal counsel you need to obtain compensation for your injuries on the job.

Education and Experience

Ms. Youtsey began her education at the University of Arizona where she earned her undergraduate degree in sociology. She went on to earn a master’s degree in sociology from Arizona State University. After many years in the field of management consulting in the high technology sector, she decided to shift the focus of her career and pursue her law degree at Phoenix School of Law.  She graduated cum laude in 2009 and was admitted to practice law in Arizona the same year.

After graduating from law school, Ms. Youtsey entered private practice as an attorney at Chris T. Johnson, P.C. and the Fendon Law Firm, P.C. She founded her own firm in 2015 and continues to concentrate her practice on workers’ compensation law.

Awards and Associations

Ms. Youtsey is certified as “Lead Counsel” in workers’ compensation law by Thomson Reuters based on her years of practice, impeccable disciplinary record, and peer reviews. She was honored with several awards in 2009 from the Phoenix School of Law, including the Cali Award in intellectual property law, family law, and pre-trial advocacy.

Ms. Youtsey is also a member of several prestigious professional organizations, including the Society of Human Resource Management, the Maricopa County Bar Association, the Arizona Association of Lawyers for Injured Workers, and the State Bar of Arizona Young Lawyers Division. Additionally, she serves as a member of the Bench/Bar Committee of the Industrial Commission of Arizona, which monitors and improves the statewide workers’ compensation system.

In addition to her association work, Ms. Youtsey is a prolific writer and has been published several times in Attorney at Law magazine. She is also a frequent lecturer and was recently a featured speaker at the Arizona Conference of Police and Sheriffs and the State Bar of Arizona.


Ms. Youtsey is an experienced Arizona workers’ compensation attorney with the necessary knowledge and experience to protect your interests if you have been hurt on the job. Contact our Phoenix office today to schedule a consultation with attorney Janell Youtsey.