also known as Chris Salcido
Chris Salcido is one of the founding partners of Salcido Law Firm. Chris is an experienced and agressive Utah Criminal Defense Attorney and Divorce Lawyer.
Chris is an experienced divorce and family law attorney. He has represented clients in difficult family law matters including custody disputes, complex divorces, and property divisions. Chris has developed unique and effective approaches to resolving family law matters for his clients and their families.
Chris is an agressive criminal defense lawyer who enjoys the challenges of taking on the state and protecting the constitutional rights of those accused of crimes in Utah. Chris represents individuals charged with DUI, Drug Charges, Domestic Violence, Assault, Felonies, Etc.
Prior to founding Salcido Law Firm with his brother, Chris practiced complex commercial and civil litigation with a law firm in Salt Lake City, focusing his practice on the representation of injured victims in personal injury and medical malpractice suits.
Chris’s past experience also includes the representation of small to large corporations as a corporate and business attorney. Chris has considerable experience and knowledge in the representation of ecommerce companies and start-ups. Since co-founding Salcido Law Firm, Chris has focused his practice in personal injury, criminal defense, bankruptcy, family law, and small business representation.
In addition to his legal practice, Chris has maintained a commitment to teaching legal and general education courses at colleges throughout Utah. Chris has taught college courses in American History; Philosophy; Logic & Critical Analysis; Humanities; Probate Administration & Estate Planning; and Evidence.
Chris is committed to giving back to the local community. Chris served as a member of the Utah Army National Guard for several years and is a decorated veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan. Chris offers pro bono services to veterans on a case by case basis. Chris personally aspires to 100 hours of pro bono service a year. Chris also supports his alma maters by offering reduced fees to students and alumni of the University of Utah and Utah Valley University.
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Licensed since 2008
Hourly ($1-250/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes), Pro Bono (15%)
Cash, Check, Credit Card
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Mediation Certification||Utah ADR||2014|
|Distinguished Professor Award||Provo College||2009|
|Merit Scholarship||University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College||2007|
|Army Commendation Medal||Utah Army National Guard||2002|
|Partner||Salcido Law Firm PLLC||2008 - Present|
|Corporate Attorney||Web Marketing||2008 - 2010|
|Volunteer||Family Law Clinic||2008 - 2014|
|Attorney||G. Eric Nielson & Associates||2007 - 2008|
|Law Clerk||Eisenberg & Gilchrist||2005 - 2007|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Utah State Bar||Attorney Member||2008 - Present|
|American Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member||2008 - Present|
|American Bar Association, Business Law Section||Member||2008 - Present|
|Lake County Bar Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|Utah State Bar, Family Law Section||Member||2008 - Present|
|Young Lawyers Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2008 - Present|
|Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2008 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Attorney Member||2008 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Attorney Member||2008 - Present|
|Utah Association for Justice||Attorney Member||2008 - Present|
|Federal Bar Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|Salcido Law Firm||Salcido Law Firm Blog||2015|
|Utah Defenders||Utah DUI & Criminal Defense||2015|
|Utah Divorce Hotline||Utah Divorce & Family Law||2015|
|Criminal Defense Attorney Salt Lake City||Marijuana - Utah Stays the Same||2015|
|Ogden Criminal Defense Lawyer||Law Enforcement Tapping into Cell Phones||2014|
|Ogden Divorce Law||Older Couples and Divorce||2014|
|Divorce Lawyer Provo||Divorce Parties on the Rise||2014|
|Criminal Defense Provo||More Teens Facing Charges Instead of School Discipline||2014|
|Provo DUI Defense||Arizona Court Rules DUI Proper In Medical Marijuana Case||2014|
|St. George Criminal Defense Lawyer||Problems with Restitution||2014|
|St. George Divorce Attorney||The Financial Declaration in a Utah Divorce||2014|
|University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law||Law||Juris Doctor||2007|
|Utah Valley University||History||Bachelor of Arts||2005|