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Christopher J. Salcido

Christopher J. Salcido

Salcido Law Firm PLLC
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Divorce ...
  • Utah
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Summary

Voted by his colleagues to the Super Lawyer list in Utah, Christopher J. Salcido is one of the best Utah Divorce Attorneys and Utah Criminal Defense Lawyers in practice. Chris has a reputation of out of the box thinking and brings a vast experience to the table in divorce and family law matters such as custody disputes, alimony issues, child support, paternity, and more. Chris is also well known for his methods of aggressive criminal defense. In criminal defense matters, Chris represents people all over the state of Utah facing such charges as DUI, drug possession, assault, theft, felonies, etc. Many clients are referred to Chris when they are facing multiple issues overlapping the family law and criminal areas. For instance, Chris is especially known for helping those facing a divorce, protective order, and domestic violence allegation. He works to get all pending legal matters resolved and is equally committed to his clients matters whether they are the accused or the accuser. Over the years, Chris has helped many families in Utah facing divorce and family law matters. He understands a divorce will be one of the most trying times in a person’s life and is committed to seeing his clients through the process with compassion. Chris’s reputation in this area includes being an effective advocate in mediation. Most his divorce and family cases settle out of court to his client’s benefit, saving them time and money in the process. Where necessary, Chris can take you divorce the distance to trial, he is a skilled litigator. It is important to Chris that all people charged with crimes are protected from constitutional violations and state over reach. To this end, Chris’s reputation as a Super Lawyer in criminal defense is known. He doesn’t lack confidence in his ability to fight in court, to ensure the defendants he represents get their best possible outcomes.

Education
The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
J.D. | Law
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Utah Valley University
B.A. | History & Political Science
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Salcido Law Firm PLLC
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SLF was established with the intent to provide legal services to protect individuals and families and their businesses. Whether it is ensuring that you are made whole after a life changing accident, defending your rights against the strong arm of the state, or adding value to the business you have built, we will protect you.
Publications
Articles & Publications
Blog
Salcido Law Firm
Speaking Engagements
Starting Out Solo, BYU Solo Seminar, Provo Utah
Brigham Young University
Seminar on starting a law practice. Presented to law school students and attorneys.
Certifications
License
Utah State Bar
Awards
Super Lawyer Rising Start
Super Lawyers
Top rate attorney in Utah. Super Lawyers list in Utah.
Merit Scholorship
S.J. Quinney College of Law
Recipient of Merit Scholorship award.
Army Commendation and Decorated Veteran
Utah Army National Guard
Decorated Veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.
Professional Associations
Eagel Gate College
Advisory Board Member - Paralegal Studies
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Eagle Gate College/Provo College
Adjunct Professor
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Utah State Bar
Member
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Salt Lake County Bar Association
Member
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American Bar Association
Member
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American Association for Justice
Member
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Utah Association for Justice
Member
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ABA Section of Business Law
Member
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Central Utah Bar Association
Member
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Brigham Young University
Legal Seminar Presenter
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Activities: Provide legal seminars on solo and small firm practice, law firm management, legal technology, and other topics.
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Utah
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10th Circuit
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Federal Circuit
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    DUI & DWI
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    White Collar Crime
    Civil Rights
    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Additional Practice Area
  • General Civil
Languages
  • Spanish: Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Utah Criminal Defense Attorney | Divorce in Utah | Salcido Law Firm
Website
Utah Criminal Defense Lawyer | Salt Lake City DUI Attorney
Blog
Salcido Law Firm » Salcido Law Firm
Contact & Map
Salcido Law Firm - Sandy
43 W 9000 S
Sandy, UT 84070
Telephone: (801) 413-1753
Fax: (801) 618-1380
Salcido Law Firm - Salt Lake City
825 N 300 W
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Telephone: (801) 618-1333
Salcido Law Firm - Provo
2545 North Canyon Road
Provo, UT 84604
Telephone: (801) 800-8246
Salcido Law Firm - Ogden
2485 Grant Ave.
Ogden, UT 84401
Telephone: (801) 823-1200
Salcido Law Firm - St. George
640 E 700 S
St. George, UT 84770
Telephone: (435) 215-1101