Steve is the Managing Partner of Tycksen & Shattuck and has 30 years of experience as a trial lawyer. He has served as a member of the Advisory Board to the Salt Lake County Juvenile Detention Center and volunteered his time for over 20 years serving as a Small Claims Judge Pro Tem in Utah’s Justice Court System.
Steve is a trained Mediator. His mediation experience allows him to resolve complex legal problems quickly and efficiently. Much of Steve’s practice is devoted to family law. Because of his family law expertise he was appointed by Governor Norman H. Bangerter to serve as a member of the Legislative Family Law Task Force that drafted and recommended the Uniform Parent-Time Guidelines, and implemented mandatory Divorce Parent Education classes in the State of Utah.
Steve earned his J.D. degree from Brigham Young University – J. Reuben Clark Law School in 1979, and graduated from BYU with a Bachelor of Science degree in business management in 1976, with a minor in accounting.
Steve’s areas of practice include: General Litigation, Appellate work, Personal Injury (Plaintiff’s lawyer), Bankruptcy (Creditor and Debtor representation in Chapter 11, Chapter 13 and Chapter 7), Family Law, Mediation, Business Law, Construction Law, Estate Planning, and Business Planning.