Kayla H. Quam

     

Kayla Quam has a deep-rooted passion for family law—a passion that is apparent in her work and advocacy. Kayla’s chief aim is to help make the best of a difficult time for her clients. Because of that, she works tirelessly on behalf of her clients, recognizing that family law involves the most pressing and emotional issues a client will face. Whether zealously advocating for a client in court or helping to bridge a gap in informal settlement talks, Kayla provides her clients a sense of calm throughout all stages of domestic law.

Education:

  • University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law
    • J.D., Cum Laude
    • Utah Law Review, Note and Comment Editor
    • Traynor Moot Court, Finalist (twice named best oralist; third place best brief)
    • David T. Lewis Award, Recipient
  • Westminster College
    • B.A., Philosophy, Magnum Cum Laude

Professional Associations and Awards:

  • Family Law Section of the Utah State Bar, Executive Committee Member
  • Women Lawyers of Utah Career Advancement Committee, Member
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Member
  • Association of Collaborative Professionals of Utah, Member
  • New Lawyer Training Program Committee, Member (2016-2019)
  • National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, Inc., Top 10 Under 40 Award

Publications:

  • Unfinished Business of Repealing “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”: The Military’s Unconstitutional Ban on Transgender Individuals, 2015 Utah Law Review 721
  • What Employers and Employees Need to Know about the FMLA, Zions Community Magazine (January 2016)

Presentations:

  • Changes to the New Lawyer Training Program, Utah State Bar Convention (July 20, 2019)