Gregory N. Hoole

AV (preeminent) rated by Martindale-Hubbell and selected for many years 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, businesses, and Utah’s counties, cities, and other political subdivisions. 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 worked for the state’s largest law firm before hanging out his own shingle. He has represented both plaintiffs and defendants throughout his career and is widely respected for his even temperament and professionalism.

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.

Gregory N. Hoole

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Mediator, Arbitrator And Advocate
Phone: (801) 424-5252


Education and Training

Professional Profile and Public Service

Admitted to the Utah Supreme Court, the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, and the United States District Court for the District of Utah.

Rated AV (preeminent) by Martindale-Hubbell.  Selected for more than ten years running as one of Utah’s Legal Elite and as a Mountain States Super Lawyer.  Rated 10 out of 10 on Avvo.

Thrice nominated by the Judicial Nominating Commission to serve as a state district court judge.

Bar and Community Leadership:

Former Service:

  • Commissioner, Utah State Bar
  • Chair, Utah State Bar Innovation in Law Practice Committee
  • Co-chair, Utah State Bar Association’s 2018 Fall Forum
  • Judge, ABA Negotiation Competition
  • Judge, Utah Mock Trial Program
  • Founder, Family Services pro bono adoption program
  • Member, Committee on Model Utah Jury Instructions
  • Member, Utah State Bar Association’s Courts and Judges Committee
  • Mentor, Utah Supreme Court New Lawyer Training Program
  • Guest lecturer, University of Utah Pre-law LEAP program
  • Volunteer teacher, Law Education Project Constitution Day
  • Coach, Utah Mock Trial Program
  • Attorney, “Wills for Heroes” program
  • Member, “and Justice for all” Law Day Run Committee
  • Judge, The George Washington University’s Trial Court Board
  • District Commissioner, Boy Scouts of America
  • Coach, Olympus Youth Football (Ute Conference)

Personal Profile

Greg is a husband and father of four.  He enjoys road and mountain biking, trail running, skiing, and otherwise spending time with his family in Utah’s beautiful outdoors. He is a Boston Marathon finisher, former Ironman All World Athlete, and chocolate milk connoisseur.

Publications and Presentations

  • Advancing the Cause of Truth and Civility, CLE Presentation, Utah Employment Lawyers Association, January 19, 2022
  • Advancing the Cause of Truth and Civility – The Utah Supreme Court Weighs In, Utah Bar Journal, May/June 2021
  • Advancing the Cause of Truth and Civility – The Twin Responsibilities of Every Attorney at Law, Utah Bar Journal, March/April 2021
  • How Mediators Leverage Technology to Overcome COVID-19 Concerns and Keep Cases Settling, Utah Bar Journal, May/June 2020
  • Arbitration in the Covid-19 Era, CLE Presentation, Litigation Section of Utah State Bar Association, June 3, 2020
  • Making the Most of Mediation, CLE Presentation, Litigation Section of Utah State Bar Association, January 21, 2020
  • A Practicum on Adobe & PDF Documents, CLE Presentation, Utah State Bar Association’s Fall Forum, November 15, 2019
  • Technology and Utah Law, CLE Presentation, Utah State Bar Summer Convention, July 18, 2019
  • Advocacy in Mediation and Choosing the Right Mediators, CLE Presentation, Utah Employment Lawyers Association, May 15, 2019
  • Wheels of Justice Rides to Make a Difference, Utah Bar Journal, March/April 2019
  • One Step Closer to Tech-Savvy, CLE Presentation, Southern Utah Bar Association, February 21, 2019.
  • Relationship Preservation: What Phil Knight and Abraham Lincoln Can Teach Us About Dispute Resolution, CLE Presentation, Southern Utah Bar Association, December 7, 2018
  • Building on the Past and Looking to the Future: How Mediation Has Evolved to Become a Standard, Instead of Alternative, Form of Dispute Resolution, Utah Bar Journal, July/August 2018
  • Taking the iPad to Court, CLE Presentation, National Academy of Continuing Legal Education, May 16, 2012
  • The iPad and the Law, The Federal Lawyer, May 2012, at 26
  • What an HOA can do to avoid litigation and what to do if you find yourself being sued, CLE Presentation, Community Associations Institute, March 5, 2010
  • In the Wake of Seemingly Exorbitant Punitive Damage Awards America Demands Caps on Punitive Damages—Are We Barking up the Wrong Tree?, 22 J. Contemp. L. 459
  • Zobrest v. Catalina Foothills School District: The Establishment Clause Does not Bar Public Employees from Offering Religion-Neutral Services in Parochial Schools, 22 J. Contemp. L. 197