Christopher J. Salcido is an experienced Utah Divorce Attorney and Utah Criminal Defense Lawyer. He has a stellar reputation in the legal community and was nominated by his colleagues (Utah lawyers and judges) to the Super Lawyers list in Utah. Only 2.5% of all attorneys in the Mountain West make the list. Chris has distinguished himself as a Rising Star in the legal community for his dedicated and often "out of the box thinking" to complex criminal and family law matters.
Chris is one of the founding partners of Salcido Law Firm which is a family owned and operated firm. He practices law with his 2 brothers who are also partners in the firm, and a team of other lawyers working for him. In many cases a Client may be facing a range of legal issues which spans the criminal and family law areas. For example, a potential client may be involved in a domestic violence charge, a protective order, and resulting divorce. Chris's practice is uniquely qualified to represent these individuals and works to achieve global resolutions all pending legal matters. With offices in Salt Lake, Provo, Ogden, and St. George, Salcido Law Firm represents clients throughout the entire state of Utah.
UTAH DIVORCE LAWYER
One of the Best Utah Divorce Lawyers, Chris has represented countless clients in difficult family law matters including custody battles, complex divorces involving millions of dollars in assets, actions for paternity, enforcement, modifications, and more. In a domestic matter, Chris first seeks to understand his client's goals and strategizes with the client in the best methods for reaching those goals.
UTAH CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY
Chris is one of the Best Criminal Defense Attorneys in Utah 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. Chris has tackled some of the toughest drug cases over the years on both the state and federal levels. Chris and his brothers are often referred difficult and challenging criminal matters from other attorneys such as sex crimes, aggravated assault charges, etc.
Before starting Salcido Law Firm with his brothers many years ago, Chris practiced personal injury law with a downtown Salt Lake City law firm representing individuals injured in car accidents, medical malpractice, workplace accidents, and other complex commercial and civil litigation claims.
Chris’s experience also includes work as the general counsel for tech companies and startups. He has extensive knowledge on internet regulations and related civil litigation. Salcido Law Firm represents small to large corporations on most types of transactional matters as well as commercial litigation.
Beyond his professional pursuits, Chris is committed to giving back to the local community. He served as a member of the Utah Army National Guard for many years and is a decorated veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan. Chris offers pro bono and reduced fee services to veterans on a case by case basis. Chris has helped many veterans facing criminal charges and/or family law issues. With a military background, Chris understands many of the issues military members face following a deployment. A former adjunct professor, Chris taught college courses in logic, business law, history, and philosophy and offers reduced fees to students of the University of Utah and Utah Valley University.