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Danielle Hawkes
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Danielle Hawkes

also known as Dani Hawkes

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Family, Child Custody, Domestic Violence, Alimony

About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish, Portuguese, English

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2011

  1. Divorce & Separation: 40%
  2. Child Custody: 20%
  3. Family: 20%
  4. Alimony: 10%
  5. Domestic Violence: 10%

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Philip Laurence Wormdahl

    Danielle is a dedicated attorney who works hard to get justice for her clients. I have referred friends and clients to her in the past and do so without hesitation. I wholeheartedly endorse her as a lawyer.

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    Philip Wormdahl DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael T. Holje

    Danielle is a very passionate and skilled attorney who fights hard for her clients. There is no "small case" to her, and she approaches everything she does with optimism, enthusiasm and a very professional attitude. These attributes translate into consistently excellent results for her clients.

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    Michael Holje Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

10 East Exchange Place
Suite 622
Salt Lake City, UT, 84111

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
UTActive201104/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Named Best Lawyer - Salt LakeQ Magazine2014
Georgetown Women's Law and Public Policy FellowshipGeorgetown Law School and LSRJ2010
Outstanding Law Graduate of U of U SJQ College of LawNational Association of Women Lawyers2010
Student Leadership Award - Runner UpNational LGBT Bar Association2010
2 x Leadership Initiative Monetary Award RecipientUniversity of Utah SJQ College of Law2009
Pro Bono AwardSalt Lake County Bar Association2009
Service Scholarship RecipientUtah Minority Bar Association2008

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerThe Salt Lake Lawyers2014 - Present
OwnerHawkes Legal Services, PLLC2011 - Present
LawyerNational Latina Institute for Reproductive Health2010 - 2011
Law ClerkStrindberg & Scholnick, LLC2009 - 2010
Legal InternSalt Lake City Prosecutor's Office2009 - 2010

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Aldon J. Anderson American Inn of CourtMember2014 - Present
Stonewall DemocratsBoard Member2012 - 2013
American Military Partner AssociationNational Advisory Board Member2011 - 2012
Equality UtahLegal Panel Member2008 - 2014

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
University of UtahPolitical Science/SpanishBA - Bachelor of Arts2004

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
PanelistRights of Transgender People2014
Known Your Rights PanelFamily Law - Know Your Rights Panel2014
BYU Local Government Annual ConferenceLGBT Law2014
Women's Rights PanelWomen's Rights Panel2013
Utah State Bar, Young Lawyers SectionMentoring Marathon2013
Solo Firm PracticeStarting a Solo Practice2013
Monthly CLE LunchLGBT Employment CLE2013
Law for Transgender IndividualsLaw for Transgender Individuals2013
Know Your Rights SeminarsKnow Your Rights2013
BYU Presentation - Educating Law Students on LGBT LawLGBT Law2013
BYU Local Government Annual ConferenceLGBT Law2013
GenderevolutionLegal Name and Gender/Sex Change2012
Civil Liberties and Public Policy Annual ConferenceProgressive Visions for Immigrant Rights2011
Embedded Bodies: Reproductive Justice in Social ContextEmbedded Bodies: The Latina Perspective2010