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Todd N Hallock

Estate planning Attorney at Logan, UT

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Todd is an attorney and founding shareholder with the law firm of Hallock & Hallock, a professional corporation.  Todd serves clients throughout Utah, Idaho and Arizona and practices law in the areas of Estate Planning (Wills, Trusts, Advance Health Care Directives, Power of Attorney), Business Planning (Formation through Succession), Asset Protection, Farm & Ranch Planning, Charitable Planning, Special Needs Planning, Trust Administration and Probate.  Todd is deeply committed to a relationship based approach to serving the needs of his clients.  Todd believes that every client is unique with his or her own story to tell.  By understanding that story, he is better able to understand the goals and objectives of his clients and develop a custom estate plan or business plan that will best serve the client and their family.  Todd firmly believes in the importance of regular review and maintenance of the plan.  It is only through regular review and maintenance that the plan will be properly funded and continue to reflect the client’s goals and objectives.

Todd is a native of Mesa, Arizona and currently resides in Lewiston, Utah with his wife and law partner Sara, and their four amazing children. He obtained a degree in History from Arizona State University and received his law degree from the Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark School of Law, both with honors.  Todd has been recognized as one of Utah’s Legal Elite in the field of Estate Planning by Utah Business Magazine.

In 1996, Todd opened the Law Offices of Todd N. Hallock in Logan, Utah. In 1997 Todd’s wife, Sara Nelson Hallock, joined the practice and the firm officially became Hallock & Hallock.  Prior to founding Hallock & Hallock, Todd worked for law firms in Salt Lake City, Utah and Phoenix, Arizona.

Todd is a member of the LDS Philanthropies Gift Planning Council where he previously served as Vice-Chair.  He is also a member of the Estate Planning Council of Northern Utah; Wealth Counsel; Elder Counsel; the Taxation, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Idaho State Bar; and the Estate Planning Section of the Utah State Bar. Todd has previously served on a Legislative Ad Hoc Committee organized by the Estate Planning Section of the Utah State Bar to make recommendations regarding changes to the Utah Uniform Probate Code.  He has also previously served as president of the Estate Planning Council of Northern Utah, president of the Cache County Bar Association and Chair of the Logan, Utah Chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society. 

 

Away from work, Todd enjoys spending time with his family, running, hiking and golfing.  He is a devoted fan of Arizona State University athletics.

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Licensed for 28 years
State ID
Status Active
Acquired 2008
Updated 01/19/2023
State UT
Status Active
Acquired 1995
Updated 01/07/2023
State AZ
Status Active
Acquired 1994
Updated 12/21/2022

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Hallock & Hallock
40 West Cache Valley Blvd.
Suite 9A
Logan, UT, 84341

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Posted by Judy | September 7, 2015
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| Hired Attorney
Great Experience
Contacted Todd Hillock after reading reviews to update our very outdated Family Trust. Appreciated the thoroughness and time spent along with much-appreciated advice helping us make a difficult decision involving family members. Todd listened, provided guidance and direction to meet our needs. Highly recommend Todd Hallock.
Posted by Rachel | June 20, 2014
Highly Recommend Todd.
My husband and I met with Todd for our estate planning. He took the time to sit down with us, get to know us personally, answer any questions we had, and recommend what was best for our situation. He was not only very knowledgeable, but very caring and honest about what we needed. The week after we signed our documents, my husband was diagnosed with terminal cancer. Had we not listened to Todd's recommendations and put things in place, we would have missed out on some very crucial planning opportunities that would not be available to us following the diagnosis. In the process of visiting with doctors and other advisors, there multiple people who commented on the high quality of work Todd did for us. It took a lot of stress out of our situation, knowing we had all the necessary documents in place, and done by someone we trust. I highly recommend Todd!
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Posted by Don and Cheryl | April 18, 2014
Wils and estate planning
It was a very positive experience to have Todd Hallock review and revise our wills and trusts for up to date estate planning. He is very thorough, knowledgeable, competent and a very nice person to work with. He pointed out several changes in the law which directly affected us. He was also very prompt in working with our financial advisor and tax accountant. We were very satisfied with the services we received and would recommend him to anyone.
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Posted by Butch | May 6, 2013
Outstanding Attorney
Todd is by far the best Attorney I have had the opportunity to work with. I have worked on many transactions over the years and had to enlist some of the top Law firms in the California area. I find Todd's experience, professional knowledge and ability to understand complex issues comparable and at times superior to some of these firms. Todd also brings a practical and realistic view on is counsel. I find that he is a great sounding board on business issues and will often help give a different perspective on the issues. Lastly, I find his rule of ethics and fiduciary responsibility refreshing in an environment where it is not always discernible whether an Attorney really has your best interest at heart.
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Posted by Pamela | December 8, 2011
Excellent Lawyer
Mr. Hallock was amazing through what we thought would be a month long issue that turned into over two years. He was very knowledgeable of the laws and help us through a difficult and emotional procedure. We always felt like we were in the loop of what was going on with our defense. Mr. Hallock also stepped up when opposing counsel was not.
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Posted by Melanie | May 27, 2011
Review of Todd N. Hallock from long standing client
I have enlisted the services of Todd Hallock and his staff on a series of issues for over ten years. Todd's expertise has been instrumental in handling issues for me that have ranged from property litigation and liability protection, to wills, living trusts and power of attorney. He has also advised me on estate tax issues and rental agreements. In all areas and at all times, Todd's courtesy, concern and ability to commnicate freely were of enormous comfort to me. His ability and competence has helped me out of, or kept me from, difficult situations more than once. His staff members are bright, friendly, knowledgeable, and are always a pleasure to work with. I have also benefitted from his referrals to other local professionals whose services I have required over the years. I would recommend him without reservation.
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Posted by Kathy | May 25, 2011
It was a pleasure working with Todd Hallock
I worked with Mr. Hallock for both personal and business legal reasons. He was always extremely professional and articulate. Work was done on time and as stated. I would definitely recommend Todd Hallock for any legal reasons, and I would not hesitate to use his services again.
Posted by Rigo | May 24, 2011
Client
When I moved to this valley and took over this business I started asking my clients who they would recommend as an attorney for me and my business. After 6 months of searching Todd was highly recommended. After working with Todd for the last 6 years, I have impressed with his moral character and his effective method of taking care of my personal and business needs.
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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Hallock & Hallock, a professional corporation
  • 1996 - Present
  • Associate Attorney
  • Hanson, Epperson & Smith
  • 1994 - 1996

Education

  • Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
  • J.D.
  • 1994
  • Arizona State University
  • B.A.
  • 1990

Associations

  • LDS Philanthropies Gift Planning Council
  • Member - Leadership Council
  • 2015 - Present
  • LDS Philanthropies Gift Planning Council
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Estate Planning Council of Northern Utah
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • LDS Philanthropies Gift Planning Council
  • Vice-Chair
  • 2013 - 2015
  • Estate Planning Council of Northern Utah
  • President
  • 2011 - 2012
  • Probate Legistlative Ad Hoc Committee
  • Member
  • 2011 - 2013
  • Estate Planning Council of Northern Utah
  • Vice-President
  • 2010 - 2011
  • Estate Planning Council of Northern Utah
  • Board Member
  • 2009 - 2013
  • J. Reuben Clark Law Society - Logan, Utah Chapter
  • Chapter Chair
  • 2007 - 2009
  • BYU Law School Alumni Board
  • Board Member
  • 2003 - 2006
  • Cache County Bar Association
  • President
  • 2002 - 2003
  • Cache County Bar Association
  • President-Elect
  • 2001 - 2002
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Utah Legal Elite
  • Utah Business Magazine
  • 2015
  • Order of the Coif
  • Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark School of Law
  • 1994

Publications

  • National Business Institute Seminar - Drafting Effective Wills and Trusts
  • BASIC TAX CONSIDERATIONS - WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN ORDER TO CHOOSE THE APPROPRIATE PLAN
  • 2016
  • National Business Institute Seminar - Drafting Effective Wills and Trusts
  • USING LIVING TRUSTS AND POWERS OF ATTORNEY AS ESTATE PLANNING TOOLS
  • 2016
  • National Business Institute Seminar - Succession and Estate Planning for Farmers and Ranchers
  • Succession and Estate Planning for Farmers and Ranchers
  • 2014
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Speaking Engagements

  • Estate/Succession Planning
  • Estate and Succession Planning for Farmers and Ranchers
  • 2018
  • Estate and Succession Planning for Farmers and Ranchers
  • Estate and Succession Planning for Farmers and Ranchers
  • 2017
  • Orchard Transition and Estate Planning Workshop
  • Business entities and implications, Transfer and succession plans, and Estate planning tools and considerations
  • 2017
  • Estate Planning Council of Northern Utah
  • The Seven Levels of Asset Protection Planning
  • 2016
  • Idaho Planned Giving Council Luncheon Meeting
  • Family Farm Transfers and Planning
  • 2014
  • Franklin County Medical Center Development Disability Center Workshop
  • Estate Planning for Families with Special Needs Children
  • 2014
  • Salt Lake Estate Planning Council Fall Institute
  • Planning for Legacy Assets
  • 2013
  • Utah Building Farmers Conference
  • Farm Succession and Estate Planning
  • 2013
  • Business Valuation and Succession Planning Workshop
  • Business Succession Planning
  • 2013
  • Utah State University and University of Nevada Farm and Ranch Estate and Transition Planning Workshop
  • Estate and Succession Planning Tools & Techniques for Farmers and Ranchers
  • 2013
  • Utah State University Estate and Farm Transition Planning Workshop
  • Estate and Succession Planning for Utah Farmers and Ranchers
  • 2012
  • Financial Education Series on Retirement Preparation
  • Estate Planning for Retirement Plans
  • 2012
  • Intermountain Farmers Association Crop College
  • Estate and Succession Planning for Farmers and Ranchers
  • 2012
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Attorney endorsements

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Given (8)
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Estate planning Attorney | Nov 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Todd Hallock. He is a well respected estate planning lawyer in Cache Valley."
Estate planning Attorney | Apr 17
Relationship: Friend
"I recommend Todd for all kinds of Estate Planning issues."
Probate Attorney | May 22
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Todd is a very careful and thorough attorney. And that, in my opinion, is the best kind. He is a consummate gentleman. I have referred multiple individuals to him, and will do so again when I have occasion to."
Estate planning Attorney | Mar 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Todd for over 20 years. He is an honest man and a great person. And he happens to be a very respected attorney. I endorse him without reservation for any of your estate planning needs."
Probate Attorney | Nov 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Hallock and I practice in some of the same areas of law, so I have had a chance to review a number of his responses to Avvo questions. What I find with his answers is that he covers all of the bases, legally, practically and helpfully. I am happy to endorse Mr. Hallock and his services. James Frederick"
Estate planning Attorney | Jan 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Attorney Hallock exemplifies the very best attributes of an active attorney and a level of professionalism we should all aspire to. Honesty, dedication and a love of the law which means. giving back to others who lack our understanding of the law. The thousands years of combined legal experience of professionals activity participating in forum represent some of the very best of our profession, which is after all, at its base is desire to those in need. This Attorney’s experience allows to obtain excellent results for his clients. Most importantly, this Attorney is willing to help complete strangers (as is the case in this forum) with legal problem for which we may have some helpful information and thereby demystify the legal process as much as possible. I would recommend this Attorney without any hesitation for all practice areas listed."
Estate planning Attorney | Nov 07
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Estate planning Attorney | Jun 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Todd is a very capable attorney with a broad base of experience obtained over 16 years of practice. He has a commitment to excellence and produces top quality work. Todd is also personable and always makes you feel good when around him."
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Logan Estate planning Lawyer Todd N Hallock
Todd N Hallock
Estate planning Attorney
Logan, UT
Licensed for 28 years