Lawyer Monthly - Women In Law Awards 2023

37 USA About Sylvia Ms. Acosta is an AV-rated lawyer experienced in trial, arbitration and mediation who has been named among Utah’s Legal Elite for the past several years. Her practice areas include family law, workers compensation law, personal injury, business law and wills and trusts. Ms. Acosta served as President of the Utah Minority Bar Association from 2009 to 2010, sat as an ex-officio member of Utah Bar Commission from 2010 to 2011, as Utah Bar Commissioner from 2016 to 2019, is a former law clerk to Judge William A. Thorne of the Utah Court of Appeals and is a former law clerk to the Honorable John F. Wright of the Nebraska Supreme Court. Ms. Acosta graduated in 1994 from Auburn University with a B.S. in both psychology and English and received her J.D. in 1997 from the University of Nebraska, graduating with academic honors. Ms. Acosta sat on the Utah Supreme Court ethics committee and heard bar complaints from 2008-2012. Ms. Acosta is also a judge pro tempe and hears small claims cases in Salt Lake City Small Claims Court and is fluent in Spanish. Ms. Acosta was a member of the Utah Multicultural Legal Center Board of Directors from 2006 to 2009 and has sat on the career development committee for the Women Lawyers of Utah for many years. Ms. Acosta also sat on the Utah State Library Board as the governor’s appointee and was appointed by the Governor to the Judicial Nominating Commission for the Third District of Utah from 2014 to 2018. Ms. Acosta was admitted as a fellow to the Litigation Counsel of America, an invitation only, trial lawyer honor society whose membership is limited to less than one-half of one percent of North American lawyers, judges and scholars. Ms. Acosta was also featured in the Spring 2016 Attorney at Law magazine. Ms. Acosta sat on the Utah Board of Higher Education from 2022 to 2023 and currently works as the Chancellor to the Honorary Uruguyan Consulate to Utah. Ms. Acosta is a high-energy, hard-working mother of two who enjoys camping, hiking and experiencing the outdoors with her children & husband. She loves her clients and will always work hard to get you the best result. About Trujillo Acosta Law Trujillo Acosta Law has been providing the state of Utah with unparalleled legal services. Our team will walk you through each step of your case, taking care of any questions you may have along the way. With Trujillo Acosta Law, you will feel comfortable, safe, and confident. Get in touch with us today — we look forward to helping you with your legal challenges. Immigration Law Our firm provides a wide range of immigration services, including but not limited to: Family Petitions, U Visas, Family Visas, Consular Processing, Citizenship Processing, Waivers and Deportation Defense, and more. Don’t let an immigration issue separate your family and loved ones. Call us now. Personal Injury Law Don’t let a traffic accident jeopardize your future and the future of your loved ones. Give us a call, and we will make sure that you are compensated for any loss that you suffered in connection with your traffic accident. Workers’ Compensation Law If you have been injured at work you have rights, and we can help you defend such rights. Sylvia Grace Acosta Tel: 801-590-9139 ext. 1008 Email: Attorney, Founder & Partner Trujillo Acosta Law

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