Devin W. Quackenbush is an experienced family and business lawyer, who practices throughout the state of Utah. Devin was born and raised in Utah County. He became interested in the law at an early age. During his undergraduate studies at Brigham Young University, Devin interned for the FBI in Quantico, Virginia. From his experience at the FBI, Devin’s interests in the law increased and he decided to pursue a career as an attorney.

Devin went to law school at Creighton University where he was the Executive Editor of the Creighton Law Review. He was published in the 42nd volume of the law review for his case note on child immunizations and religious exemptions.

After law school and upon finding opportunities in Alaska, Devin passed the Alaska Bar Exam and was offered a position as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Eric Smith of the Alaska Superior Court. Upon the completion of his clerkship, Devin accepted a position at a prominent law firm in Anchorage, Alaska. Devin represented clients in cases involving professional liability defense, municipal litigation, appellate practice, employment and labor law, products liability, commercial litigation, and professional licensing issues. Devin also assisted in cases for high-profile politicians, multiple insurance companies, as well as for heavy equipment, helicopter, firearm and a number of other product manufacturers.

Although he was successful in Alaska, Devin decided that his home state of Utah is where he wanted to be. Devin returned to Utah and, in addition to his license in Alaska, became licensed to practice law in all courts in the state of Utah and Idaho. Devin has since focused his practice to exclusively the state of Utah. Devin’s practice has expanded to include family/custody law in which he works primarily. Devin endeavors to help people and businesses by aggressively representing their interests whether as plaintiff or defendant. Devin’s track record of success in Utah, Idaho and Alaska has benefited people from all walks of life.


  • Creighton University School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • Brigham Young University, Provo, Bachelor of Arts – Portuguese


  • Utah
  • U.S. District Court, District of Utah


  • Utah State Bar
  • J. Reuben Clark Law Society
  • Public Interest Law Forum
  • Litigation Section Attorneys
  • American Institute for Family Law Lawyers



Wyatt A. Kirk has experience in family law, juvenile law, public policy, insurance law, personal injury law, and tax law. Wyatt was born in the Four Corners area and grew up in a variety of locations. After attending high school in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Virginia, his interest in serving underrepresented populations led him to study sociology, with an emphasis on law, at Brigham Young University. During his undergraduate years, Wyatt completed internships at the Utah Legislature and at a law firm. He volunteered extensively as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) and as a recruiter and student director for that organization. After graduation, Wyatt was employed as a caseworker for the Utah Division of Child and Family Services. The enlightening court experiences involving child welfare and protection inspired him to pursue a career in law.

Wyatt is an honor graduate of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, where he was awarded fellowships in public policy and tax law and received the Outstanding Achievement Award in Family Law. As a public policy fellow, Wyatt published research focusing on how providing legal counsel for all juvenile offenders leads to positive outcomes for both children and the community. Wyatt was selected to be the student director of the Family Law Pro Bono Clinic, where he successfully assisted hundreds of clients. Wyatt served as vice president of the student litigation society and was a valued member of the S.J. Quinney Negotiation Team. As an attorney focused on family law and litigation, Wyatt is committed to working zealously to represent and protect the interests of his clients.



Alyssa G. Beard is experienced in Family and Domestic Relations Law, Juvenile Law, Criminal Law and Contract Law. Alyssa was born and raised in Utah. She attended the University of Utah for her Bachelor of Arts in Political Sciences, Sociology and a Criminology Certification. Upon graduation, Alyssa began work with the Utah Division of Child and Family Services as a Social Service Worker. This further aided in Alyssa in her drive and passion in aiding those who are disadvantaged, which lead her to attend University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, where she excelled in her pursuits.

During her attendance at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, Alyssa completed internships as a Law Clerk at Utah Indigent Defense Commission and later with a law firm, an internship as a law clerk assisting in the defense of clients in Federal criminal cases, and as a Student Clinician with Rocky Mountain Innocence Center.

Alyssa graduated with High Honors from the S.J. Quinney College of law, where she received recognition for her outstanding achievements such as the 2020 Outstanding Clinical Student Award for her work with the Rocky Mountain Innocence Center, a CALI award in Juvenile Law, and an OAA Award in White-Collar Crimes. As an attorney focused on Family and Domestic Relations Law and Criminal Law, Alyssa is a committed and fierce advocate for her clients’ rights and interests.



Evelyn Garcia is a paralegal at Quackenbush Legal.  She was born in Puerto Rico and has lived in New York City as well as Utah.  Evelyn aids the firm’s attorneys by maintaining and drafting documents, assisting with organizational needs, manages law firm deadlines, and is the primary point of contact for the law firm.  Evelyn holds a decree in Business Management and Administrations from Utah State University. She is currently pursuing a dual major in Legal Studies and a Masters in Business Management Administration.  She is also pursuing a minor in finance and accounting with the intern to become a certified public accountant.  Evelyn is deeply passionate about Quackenbush Legal and its clients and finds pride in the integrity of the law firm.



Charlotte was born in St. George, Utah and grew up in both Utah and Idaho, graduating from Blackfoot High School.  After attending Utah State University, Charlotte decided to pursue a degree in Paralegal Studies. Charlotte grew up in the home of an attorney and has been involved in the legal field for decades.  Her original fascination came from watching her father practice law. Charlotte began her paralegal in her father’s practice  while  she attended school at Salt Lake Community College. While there she was on the President’s list for all three semesters she attended.  She graduated from Salt Lake Community College in 2006 in Paralegal Studies.

Charlotte has been a paralegal for 14 years working in both criminal and family law.  For the last eight years her main focus has been family law and she has seen and helped clients with all different types of family law issues.  Charlotte’s extensive knowledge of family law is as exceptional support to the attorneys she works with and her experience continues to benefit the clients she works with everyday at Quackenbush Legal.



Kurt Quackenbush is a paralegal at Quackenbush Legal. After graduating from BYU, Kurt’s career paths have included working in the 3D design field at General Motors and at electronic entertainment companies such as Sony and EA games. Kurt moved from the design field to work as a teacher in Utah and has worked with students in education for over 11 years. Kurt changed his career focus to the legal field by studying to be a paralegal. Upon receiving his paralegal certification, Kurt began working at Quackenbush Legal and excels at communicating and collaborating with individuals to help build their legal case files.



Taylor Nisson is the Front Desk Receptionist at Quackenbush Legal. Taylor is the first point of contact for the firm and enjoys building quality working relationships with each of the firm’s clients to ensure each of their individual needs are promptly met. Taylor is a vital piece of the Quackenbush Legal team and excels in customer service, organization, scheduling, and many other essential tasks that help the attorneys and paralegals produce high-quality work for the firm’s clients.

Taylor was born and raised in Utah and loves being close to her family and is also very excited to be raising her young son. She attended high school in West Jordan and finished her degree in Holyoke, Colorado where she received several awards in Art History as well as Debate, English, and Creative Writing. Taylor is very interested in pursuing a career in Criminal Law or Publishing, as she usually spends her free time reading stacks of books.


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