Nicole Salazar-Hall

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Nicole Salazar-Hall
Of Counsel
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, high net worth asset division, 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 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.

Practice Areas

Accomplishments

Academic

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

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


Professional

Utah Business Magazine's "Legal Elite," Up and Coming (2016 - 2019)

Mountain States Super Lawyers Rising Star, Family Law, 2019

College of Law Award in Federal Indian Law (2010)

College of Law Award in Criminal Procedure (2009)


Associations

Professional

Advisory Committee on Rules of Evidence, Utah Supreme Court

Utah Minority Bar Association

Women Lawyers of Utah

Utah State Bar Family Law Section

Utah State Bar Indian Law Section

Parental Defense Alliance of Utah

American Bar Association, Family Law Section

Association of Family and Conciliation Courts

Member, LGBT and Allied Lawyers of Utah


Community

Board of Trustees, Centro de la Familia de Utah

Child Welfare Improvement Council, Division of Child and Family Services

Vice Chair, Board of Trustees, Legal Aid Society

Salt Lake City Council District 5 Commissioner, Human Rights Commission


Licensed/Admitted

Utah

Education

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