Kelsy’s practice focuses exclusively on helping her clients navigate the complexities and hardships of domestic-law related issues. This includes divorce, child custody/support, paternity, and modifications/enforcements of domestic orders. Kelsy puts her clients first and provides them with balanced and solution-oriented legal advice during an often-difficult time in a person’s life. 

Capabilities

Biography

Kelsy Young is member of the Family Law & Divorce practice team at Parsons, Behle & Latimer. Kelsy represents clients in a wide array of domestic related issues, including divorce, custody, parenting-time, child support, assets division and spousal support. Kelsy also represents clients in enforcement or modification of their current domestic orders and paternity cases. Kelsy has a background as both a state and federal prosecutor, which engenders a special set of litigation and courtroom skills and experience. While working as a prosecutor, she handled both violent and non-violent domestic violence cases; protective order cases; crimes against children and animals; and violent felonies – experience that gives Kelsy a better understanding of the unique challenges and needs of her family law clients. While working as a prosecutor, Kelsy honed her courtroom, advocacy, writing and negotiation skills. She has conducted more than 50 jury trials and hundreds of evidentiary hearings. Kelsy also teaches Utah Valley University’s Police Academy. Outside of the office, Kelsy can most likely be found with her beloved Australian Shepherd, Finn.

Accomplishments

Academic

J.D. degree (Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2011)

Undergraduate degree (Westminster College, cum laude, 2008)

Professional

Utah County Attorney Recognition Award

United States Attorney Exceptional Performance Award

Utah Narcotics Officers Association Commendation Award

Associations

Professional

Women Lawyers of Utah member

AFCC member

Community

VOA volunteer 

Credentials

Licensed

Utah

Education

Thomas M. Cooley Law School