Ogden Office

Helgesen, Houtz & Jones

Ogden Office

We are committed to providing you with all the legal help you need. Contact us today to find out more about how we can meet your needs, answer your questions and help get you the benefits you deserve. Our office is conveniently located in South Ogden. With 5 specialized Utah attorneys, we are ready to help you. Schedule a consultation today to discuss your case and get an expert legal evaluation.

We listen, we care, we give you our best work and we tell you the truth.

We are ethical. Our ethics are crucial as your information is always confidential. We promise to tell you the truth about your case. As Utah attorneys, we are absolutely committed to giving our best efforts to obtain the most desired outcomes and solutions for our clients. If you are looking for an honest, hardworking attorney, then you have found the right legal team. Contact us today for a free consultation and legal case evaluation.

What we do

One of the oldest and most dynamic law firms in Northern Utah

As one of the largest law firms in Northern Utah, we have proudly served over 40,000 Utahns since 1982. Our law firm now consists of 10 experienced Utah attorneys and two office locations– in Kaysville and Ogden– making it easier and more convenient to serve our clients and their families. As a top rated Utah law firm, we offer free consultations and provide specialized service for a variety of legal services. Come see us at one of our convenient locations.

Who we are

What our clients are saying

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“Attorney Erik Helgesen and staff are excellent; Erik Helgesen answered all questions and was very patient and considerate. I highly recommend Erik Helgesen for any legal consultation.”

“The very best experience we could have had. So reasonable in price and such a help in getting through settling our sisters estate. Thank you so much, Erik. We would recommend this firm with the highest regard.”
Karen D.

“We found their office after a very horrible experience with another lawyer when we filed bankruptcy. Three-year-long-horrible-story short, they were amazing, understanding, and helpful. They were always there when we had a question or concern. They made us feel we were their number 1 priority.”

Karen D.

“These guys are very good. Very compassionate and listen well. They made me feel very comfortable in a very uncomfortable situation. Have and will continue to recommend them to anybody.”

“Helgesen, Houtz and Jones is by far the best law firm around. Mr. Helgesen has represented me on several cases, going above and beyond to help get me the outcomes I had been seeking. Very professional and HONEST. Highly recommend for anyone needing divorce, custody or traffic issues.”
Trina B.
“Very qualified and knowledgeable. They have helped myself and several of my clients complete our trusts. Couldn’t have had a better experience!”
Dave B.
“I recommend Jack and Erik Helgesen to any person looking for Attorneys who have a strong understanding of Utah Law. The Helgesen’s are skilled Attorneys who have years of experience dealing with the touch issues of Court…I appreciate their honesty, trust their judgment and their ability to get the job done. Where other Attorney’s failed, they succeeded!”
Cynthia M.
“Friendly and knowledgeable. Totally recommend!”
Phil R.
“They are a very professional and experienced group of attorneys and staff. They made my legal problems seem like they were nothing and took care of them quickly with great results. I recommend them to everyone that is looking for legal assistance.”
Luis R.
“This is a very honest and caring law firm.”
“Personal, professional, respectful, and thorough.”
Shellie S.

Meet Our Team

Helgesen, Houtz & Jones | Ogden Office

Ogden Attorney Richard Jones



Richard received his B.A. in ecomonics and graduated from BYU Law School in 1982. He has been successfully practicing law in Ogden, Utah since 1983— he has been with the law firm ever since. Rich specializes in homeowners associations, condominium and real estate law, evictions, and foreclosures.

Office Location: Ogden

Ogden Attorney Michael Houtz



Michael received a master’s degree from NYU and law degree from BYU. He joined the firm in 1991. He has extensive practice in criminal law as a prosecutor and defense attorney. He specializes in social security disability, personal injury, government entities, medical malpractice, contracts, and estate planning.

Office Location: Ogden

Ogden Attorney Keith Backman



Keith graduated from BYU Law School in 1993. He has been with the law firm his entire career. Keith has extensive experience representing Utahns all along the Wasatch Front. He specializes in all areas of family law, including divorce and custody, as well as estate planning, real estate, contracts, and business law.

Office Location: Ogden

Ogden Attorney Scott Nickle



Scott originally joined the law firm in 2005 as a legal intern. He returned to the law firm in 2006 after graduating from Gonzaga University School of Law. Scott’s area of specialty is in family law issues, specifically divorce, custody, infant and adult adoptions, and surrogacy. Scott also practices estate planning for families.

Office Location: Ogden

Ogden Attorney Taylor Jones



Office Location: Ogden

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