Michelle Oldroyd
Staff Attorney/ADR Administrator
U.S. District Court for the District of Utah
Moss U.S. Courthouse
350 South Main Street, Suite 150
Salt Lake City, UT 84118

Phone: (801) 524-6128
Fax: (801) 526-1150
Email: michelle_oldroyd@utd.uscourts.gov
Other URL http://www.utd.uscourts.gov

Michelle is an attorney with expertise in both designing and facilitating dispute resolution processes for multi-party, high emotion conflicts. She is currently the ADR Administrator & Staff Attorney for the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah. As such, she mediates complex litigation and employment matters for the Court. In addition, Michelle created and develops the community outreach and public education program for students and community members to learn about and become more engaged with our court system. In nine years, the Court has hosted more than 21,000 local students and international guests for events, lessons and mock trials within the U.S. Courthouse.

In 2002, Michelle co-authored an article in the Utah Law Review, entitled “Restoration: A Component of Justice,” discussing mediation of criminal matters and restorative justice principles. Beginning in 2003, Michelle has also served as a media liaison for the United States District Court in high profile trials, managing press relations and security issues for both the Olympic bribery trial and the trial of Brian David Mitchell.

In addition, Michelle has served as faculty for local, national and international groups on the American rule of law, dispute resolution, and law-related education topics.

Practice Areas
- Business Dissolution - Commercial & Financial
- Contracts - Employment
- Environmental - Health Law & Elder Care
- Intellectual Property - Personal Injury
- Professional Liability - Real Estate & Construction
- Technology & IT Disputes

Michelle currently is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Utah Council on Conflict Resolution, as well as a member of the Board of Directors for the Utah Law-Related Education Project. In addition, Michelle proudly served her alma mater as President of the Young Alumni Board for the University of Utah. In 2004, Michelle was named the UCCR Peacekeeper for her work in mediation in Utah. Michelle was included on the 2006 inaugural list of Utah’s Legal Elite for the practice of arbitration and mediation, as compiled by Utah Business. Recently, the Utah State Bar presented Michelle with the Scott M. Matheson Award, acknowledging her contributions to law-related education in Utah. In 2011, Michelle was recognized among her peers nationally for her public service, being chosen as one of twelve Distinguished Government Professionals in America. Michelle is the only Utah attorney to be part of Elite American Lawyers.

Juris Doctor, University of Utah College of Law (now S. J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah), 2000.

Bachelor of Arts, Speech Communication, University of Utah, 1997.

Fee Information
During her public service, Michelle can serve as a mediator for matters referred to her through the Court's ADR Program. Please contact her directly for additional information.

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