Nina K. Bertelli

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Nina K. Bertelli


Direct Line : 801.323.2278

215 South State Street Suite 1200
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111


Nina Bertelli is an associate at Fabian VanCott, with a practice focused on corporate law, tax and estate planning, and employment law. As a corporate attorney, Nina has experience ranging from forming successful startup companies to complex business restructuring and tax planning. In the employment sector, Nina has a dedicated focus on matters related to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA).

During law school, Nina served as Executive Footnote Editor on the Utah Law Review. She was also an active member of the Student Litigation Society, Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, Women’s Law Caucus, and Minority Law Caucus. During Nina’s final year in law school, she competed in the 2016 National Trial Competition and also served as a Legal Methods writing course teaching assistant. Also during her final year, Nina was awarded the Certificate of Service for Pro-Bono Work and was chosen to speak at her law commencement ceremony. Nina has volunteered at the Hartland Clinic, teaching American civics to refugees and immigrants in preparation for the USCIS naturalization exam. She has also volunteers at the Family Law Clinic, Street Law Clinic, and Tuesday Night Bar, where she advises clients on matters ranging from child custody and protective orders to landlord-tenant disputes and discrimination. Nina is licensed to practice in Utah’s state and federal courts.

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Admitted to the Utah State Bar and the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, 2016
Member, Women Lawyers of Utah
Member, Young Lawyers Division of the Utah State Bar
Summer Associate, Fabian & Clendenin, 2015
Legal Intern, 1-800 Contacts, 2015-2016
Law Clerk, Salt Lake County District Attorney, 2014-2015


J.D., with Honors, S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, 2016
Executive Footnote Editor, Utah Law Review, 2015-2016; Staff Member, 2014 - 2015
National Trial Advocacy Team, 2016
Certificate of Service for Pro-Bono Work, 2016
Teaching Assistant, Legal Methods Writing Course, 2015 - 2016
Research Assistant, Professor Shima Baradaran, 2014 - 2015
CALI Award (highest grade in course): Criminal Law, Spring 2014
3L Representative, Student Animal Legal Defense Fund; Activities Coordinator, Student Litigation Society Board; Member, Women’s Law Caucus; Member, Minority Law Caucus; Barbri Representative
Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice; Minor in Psychology, Weber State University, 2013

Publications & Presentations

Contributing Author, 2017 Employer’s Guide, Fabian VanCott, May 2017
Speaker, “Know Your Limits Under the FLSA,” Labor & Employment Seminar, April 2017
Speaker, "Avoiding Liability Under the Fair Labor Standards Act," AASPA Personnel Administrative Boot Camp, June 2017

Community Service

Volunteer, Tuesday Night Bar 2016 - 2017
Volunteer, Hartland Clinic 2015 - 2016
Volunteer, Street Law Clinic 2014 - 2016
Volunteer, Family Law Clinic 2014 - 2016