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Abby Dizon-Maughan

Associate, Salt Lake City, Utah
adm@burbidgemitchell.com
Phone (801) 355-6677
Fax (801) 355-2341

The firm welcomes Abby Dizon-Maughan to its trial practice.

Abby earned her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Utah, her Master’s in Business Management from the University of Phoenix and her Juris Doctor from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, where she graduated with honors. While in law school, Abby served in an executive capacity for several student organizations, including the OUTlaws, the College of Law’s LGBT-Ally group, and was a founding member of the Utah Student Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (USACDL).

Abby is actively involved in the legal defense community.  She is the Chairperson of the Professional Standards Review Board of the West Valley Police Department, the Chairperson of the Criminal Justice Committee of the NAACP, Salt Lake Branch, the President of the Utah Minority Bar Association, and former Secretary of the Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.  Abby is also a member of the Women Lawyers of Utah, LGBT & Allied Lawyers of Utah, and the Salt Lake County Bar Association.  

Abby’s commitment to social justice and civil rights has not gone unrecognized.  In October 2015, she was presented with the President’s Award by the NAACP, Salt Lake Branch.  Branch President Jeanetta Williams commended her for her activism and dedication to pursuing civil rights.  In February 2017, Abby has received recognition for her mentorship of aspiring attorneys at the Breakfast of Champions, where she was named an Outstanding Mentor by the Utah Bar Association.  She has also been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers/ThomsonReuters, and recognized as a Top 40 Under 40 criminal defense attorney by the American Society of Legal Advocates.

 

ADMISSIONS

  • Utah State Bar
  • U.S. District Court District of Utah

EDUCATION

  • J.D., University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, 2012
    • With Honors
  • B.A. in Political Science, University of Utah, 2001