Nicole Salazar-Hall

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Nicole Salazar-Hall
Phone: 801.532.1234
Direct: 801.536.6803

Nicole Salazar-Hall practices civil litigation with a focus on domestic law, representing individuals in domestic cases, juvenile court child welfare cases and actions challenging DCFS agency findings. Nicole assists clients with divorce, custody, parentage, adoption, child welfare, minor child guardianship matters, and Department of Child and Family Services agency actions. Nicole has worked with hundreds of clients in juvenile court throughout the State of Utah both prosecuting and defending abuse and neglect petitions. Nicole has appeared before multiple legislative committees and has worked with multiple legislators regarding child welfare and domestic legislation.

Since 2015, Nicole has been a lecturer on family law issues and continuing legal education classes. Nicole is also an active volunteer, working with Utah State Bar Indian Law Section (Section Officer); Centro De La Familia De Utah (Board of Trustees); the State of Utah Division of Child and Family Services – Child Welfare Improvement Council and DCFS Oversight Subcommittee Co-Chair; and the Salt Lake City Human Rights Commission.

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University of Utah (J.D., with honors, 2010)

Saint Louis University (B.A., cum laude, 2003)

Captain of the Mock Trial team 2002, All-American Award 2003


Voice for Utah Children, Children’s Champion Award, 2020

Utah Business Magazine's "Legal Elite," Up and Coming/Family Law (2016 - 2021)

Mountain States Super Lawyers Rising Star, Family Law, 2019-2020



Member, Utah State Bar Licensed Paralegal Program’s Admissions Committee

Member, Utah Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Rules of Evidence

Utah Minority Bar Association

Women Lawyers of Utah

Utah State Bar Family Law Section

Utah State Bar Indian Law Section, Past Chair

Parental Defense Alliance of Utah

American Bar Association, Family Law Section

Association of Family and Conciliation Courts

Member, LGBT and Allied Lawyers of Utah


Racial Equity in Policing Commission

        Core Commissioner, July 2020 – Present
        School Safety Subcommittee Member November 2020 - Present

Board of Trustees, Centro de la Familia de Utah

Child Welfare Improvement Council, Division of Child and Family Services

Chair, Board of Trustees, Legal Aid Society

Salt Lake City Human Rights Commission, Council District 5 Commissioner




University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law