Calvin C. Curtis

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Elder Law Attorney in Salt Lake City, UT

Attorney at Law, PLLC
 | 1135 East South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84102
Phone: 801-386-9380
Fax: 801-534-4431
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008, 2010 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1987
Practice Areas:
  • Elder Law (50%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (30%),
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Thinking about their own mortality is something that people often shy away from. As the founder and owner of Calvin Curtis Attorney At Law, PLLC, Mr. Curtis understands the importance of creating an estate plan. Focusing his practice on elder law, he helps people make their end-of-life plans, which may include setting up trusts, drawing up wills, and establishing medical directives and powers of attorney. Mr. Curtis lends his legal knowledge and counsel to clients throughout the Salt Lake City, Utah, area.

    In all matters, Mr. Curtis strives to provide his clients with quality legal services while maintaining high standards of ethics. He gives people candid, personalized guidance to help ensure they develop a plan that suits their unique circumstances. His dedication to his clients and their needs has helped Mr. Curtis to earn the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

    Staying active in the community is a priority for Mr. Curtis. He is a member of numerous associations and organizations, including the American Bar Association, the Utah State Bar, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc., and the Special Needs Alliance. Mr. Curtis also serves as the program chair for Salt Lake City’s annual Utah Elder Law, Estate Planning and Medicaid Planning seminar.

    After completing his undergraduate education, Mr. Curtis received a Juris Doctor from The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. He went on to obtain a Master of Laws in tax law from Georgetown University. Mr. Curtis is certified by the National Elder Law Foundation as an elder law attorney. He also frequently speaks to professional groups, organizations and other legal professionals on topics relating to estate planning and elder law.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Elder Law
    • 30%Estate Planning & Probate
    • 20%Estate & Trust Litigation
    Focus Areas

    Power of Attorney, Trusts, Wills


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    Super Lawyers: 2008, 2010 - 2021

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    About Calvin Curtis

    Admitted: 1987, Utah

    Professional Webpage:


    • Martindale-Hubbell "Bar Register of Pre-eminent Lawyers."
    • Mountain States Superlawyer © in 2008, 2010, & 2011
    • Member, Prestigious Special Needs Alliance
    • The Best Lawyers in America©, 2009 - 2011
    • Named one of "Utah's Legal Elite" by Utah Business magazine

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, American Bar Association
    • Member, Special Needs Alliance
    • Member, Utah State Bar
    • Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Board Chair, Easter Seals Utah, 2001 - 2002

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Chair, Annual "Utah Elder Law, Estate Planning and Medicaid Planning" Seminar, held each fall in Salt Lake City

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Cal was asked to appear on Good Things Utah (KTVX Channel 4) to discuss "What To Do About Mom"

    Educational Background:

    • University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, B.S. in Accounting, 1984
    • Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., LL.M in Tax Law, 1992
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    Office Location for Calvin C. Curtis

    1135 East South Temple
    Salt Lake City, UT 84102

    Phone: 801-386-9380

    Fax: 801-534-4431

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