Mediator and Advocate

Phone: (801) 272-7556
Email: gregh@hooleking.com

AV (preeminent) rated by Martindale-Hubbell and selected as one of Utah’s Legal Elite and a Mountain States Super Lawyer, Greg enjoys a rich and diverse legal career protecting and vindicating the rights of individuals and businesses throughout the state. Always conscientious of the high cost of litigation, and a skilled mediator, Greg is adept at resolving disputes favorably for his clients without protracted litigation, but is fully capable of taking a case successfully through the full litigation process when necessary.

Greg began his legal career as a judge advocate in the United States Navy, where he was named Senior Defense Counsel for the greater Washington, D.C. area and twice decorated with the United States Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal.

Greg's cases have been reported in such national periodicals as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and USA Today. Greg has also appeared in relation to his cases on various law-related programs on national network and cable television, including Larry King Live and On the Record with Greta Van Susteren.

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Practice Areas

Litigation

Personal Injury/Bicycle Accidents

Mediation

Homeowners Association Law

• Litigation Consulting

• Outside Corporate Counsel Services

Past Professional Experience

• Packard, Packard & Johnson, 2002–2004
• Kirton & McConkie, 2000–2002
• United States Navy, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, 1997–2000

• Ombudsman, University of Utah, 1994

Admissions

• Utah Supreme Court

• United States Supreme Court

• United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
• United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

• United States District Court for the District of Utah

Education

• Pepperdine University School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Mediator Training

• U.S. Department of Justice National Advocacy Center, Advanced Negotiations Training

• University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, Juris Doctor, 1997
      Editorial Board, Journal of Contemporary Law
      William H. Leary Scholar

      Winner, Questar Corporation Legal Scholarship Award

• University of Utah, Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, 1994
      Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, President’s Award, Dean’s List

Professional Affiliations

• Utah State Bar Association (Courts & Judges Committee, Innovation in the Law Committee)
• Utah Council on Conflict Resolution

• Federal Bar Association

• American Bar Association

Languages Spoken

• Conversationally proficient in Japanese

Other

Mr. Hoole enjoys biking, trail running, hiking, skiing and otherwise spending time with his family exploring and enjoying Utah's beautiful outdoors.