An experienced litigator and zealous advocate for diverse groups within the community, Abby Dizon-Maughan represents clients in complex business and commercial litigation and plaintiff's medical malpractice.

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Biography

Abby Dizon-Maughan is an associate and member of the Litigation practice team in Parsons Behle & Latimer’s Salt Lake City office. Ms. Dizon-Maughan possesses significant trial and courtroom experience and has been recognized by her peers as an up-and-coming litigator. She has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers/ThomsonReuters in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021, and has been recognized by the Utah State Bar for her mentorship of young attorneys.

Ms. Dizon-Maughan is a Utah native and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from the University of Utah, her Master of Business Management degree from the University of Phoenix and her Juris Doctor from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, where she graduated with honors.

After graduating from law school, Ms. Dizon-Maughan started her own practice, vigorously defending the rights of the individuals accused of serious crimes. After five years, she joined a boutique firm where she transitioned from criminal defense to complex commercial litigation and medical malpractice and continued to build her skills as a litigator.

In addition to practicing law, Ms. Dizon-Maughan serves as the Chairperson for the Professional Standards Review board of the West Valley Police Department, is the Chairperson of the Criminal Justice Committee of the NAACP - Salt Lake Branch and is a former president of the Utah Minority Bar Association. She also serves on several boards of the Utah Center for Legal Inclusion, and is a member of Women Lawyers of Utah and the Salt Lake County Bar Association.

Accomplishments

Academic

University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, Juris Doctor, with honors, 2012

University of Phoenix, Master of Business Management, 2007

University of Utah, Bachelor of Arts, 2001

Professional

Legal Elite, Up & Coming, Utah Business Magazine, 2021

Women in Law Award, Lawyer Monthly Magazine, 2018 and 2021

Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

Young Alumna of the Year, S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, 2019

Outstanding Mentor recognition by the Utah State Bar, 2017, 2018

President's Award, NAACP-Salt Lake Branch, 2015

Associations

Professional

Utah Minority Bar Association, former president

David K. Watkiss Sutherland II American Inn of Court

Utah State Bar Leadership Academy

Utah Association for Justice

Women Lawyers of Utah

Salt Lake County Bar Association

Litigation Section of the Utah State Bar

Former ex officio member of the Utah State Bar Commission

Community

Chairperson for the Professional Standards Review board of the West Valley Police Department

Chairperson of the Criminal Justice Committee of the NAACP - Salt Lake Branch

Utah Center for Legal Inclusion, board member

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Credentials

Licensed

Utah
U.S. Dist. Court, Dist. of Utah