Centerville, Utah Criminal Lawyers

Jerry Salcido
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Utah Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience

Jerry Salcido is a founding member of Salcido Law Firm. His passion is defending individuals against the government in all aspects, especially those who have been accused of crimes like DUI, drug offenses, violent... Read More »
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Michael K Hepworth
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Bountiful, UT Criminal Law Attorney
(801) 872-2222 140 S Main St
Bountiful, UT 84010
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Real Estate
University of Denver
Michael is a 4th generation entrepreneur and attorney. His great grandfather, Henry W. Stahle, Esq., founded a real estate development, management, and investment firm that he and his family still operate to this day. Michael earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science (Magna Cum Laude) from Weber State University, and a J.D. from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.

Michael is the Managing Attorney of Hepworth & Associates, LLC. He is also the Principal Broker and President of Security Real Estate, LLC located in Bountiful, Utah, and Vice President of Hepworth Investment Group, LLC, which is a...
Anders B Christensen
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Farmington, UT Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years experience
145 East State Street, #964
Farmington, UT 84025
Free ConsultationCriminal and Estate Planning
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
I studied Speech Communication while attending the University of Utah - where I focused my studies on Argumentation and Critical Analysis of Rhetoric. I later received my law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, in Lansing, Michigan - where I focused my studies on Litigation.

As an attorney, I routinely handle the following type of cases:

Estate Planning, including trusts, wills, powers of attorney, and medical directives; and

Criminal Defense, including DUI's, sex crimes, drug possession, theft, and assault & battery.
Joseph Jardine
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Farmington, UT Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(801) 350-3506 140 N. Union Ave Ste 205
Farmington, UT 84025
Free ConsultationCriminal and Personal Injury
Michael S. Edwards
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(877) 585-0962 377 Marshall Way
Suite 1-R
Layton, UT 84041
Free ConsultationLayton, UT Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Brigham Young University
Mike Edwards is a skilled and zealous advocate who has been practicing law for over 17 years. While Mike has extensive experience in several areas of law, his primary focus is representing people who are facing criminal charges. Mike really enjoys helping people come through these difficult circumstances as well as they can. Because of his experience as an Army JAG in the Utah Army National Guard, Mike is also skilled at handling military legal matters, particularly in the area of non-judicial punishment, separation actions, and courts martial.
Sean Druyon
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Bountiful, UT Criminal Law Attorney
(801) 416-2589 503 W 2600 S
Suite 200
Bountiful, UT 84010
Criminal and DUI
Justin Pratt
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(801) 970-2800 2159 S 700 E, Ste 240
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
Free ConsultationSalt Lake City, UT Criminal Law Lawyer
Criminal and DUI
Texas Tech University School of Law
Attorney Justin S. Pratt handles all types of criminal cases, with an emphasis on DUI-related charges. He believes that someone who is charged with a crime deserves the specialized attention of an attorney who will protect his client’s rights by taking the time to examine constitutional issues, important factual circumstances, and any other crucial factors that may be relevant to the case.

Prior to attending law school in Texas, Justin worked in several drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities where he observed the severe consequences of being convicted of a criminal offense. Then, before being admitted to practice law in Utah, Justin...
Steven Kent Burton
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Salt Lake City, UT Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(801) 990-4200 2159 S 700 E Ste 240
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
Free ConsultationCriminal and Domestic Violence
Brigham Young University
Steve is one of the premier defense attorneys in the State. He started his career as a prosecutor. During this time, he gained an intimate knowledge of various Domestic Violence Courts, Drug Courts, DUI Courts, and other criminal court programs and procedures. Steve has spent over 6,000 hours in court and has argued more cases than most attorneys do in a lifetime. Recently, he completed his term as the President of the Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Because of his expertise, he has been asked to train other attorneys on domestic violence defense, DOPL defense, and criminal legislative affairs....
Brian Arnold
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Salt Lake City, UT Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(801) 475-0123 510 South 200 West Ste. 200
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Gonzaga University School of Law
I enjoy being aggressive and helping my clients reach their goals in their cases. I am creative in using the law to my client's advantage. I offer a free consultation in the areas of divorce and criminal defense.
David W Gammill
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Salt Lake City, UT Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(801) 203-4877 9 Exchange Place
Suite 600
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of Notre Dame
No Nonsense. Just Results. Former Prosecutor who has handled numerous High Profile Defenses.

After many years as a prosecutor and then leading the Trial Department for the prominent Defense law firm of Geragos & Geragos, Mr. Gammill launched Gammill Law.

Mr. Gammill has tried over Seventy-Five cases to verdict with the unique distinction of having tried cases from both sides of the aisle in both in the criminal arena as a prosecutor and a defense attorney, but also in the civil arena where he has recovered large verdicts for civil rights violations suffered by his criminal defense clients. He is admitted...
Christopher J. Salcido
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Salt Lake City, UT Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(801) 618-1333 825 N 300 W
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and White Collar Crime
The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
Voted by his colleagues to the Super Lawyer list in Utah, Christopher J. Salcido is one of the best Utah Divorce Attorneys and Utah Criminal Defense Lawyers in practice. Chris has a reputation of out of the box thinking and brings a vast experience to the table in divorce and family law matters such as custody disputes, alimony issues, child support, paternity, and more. Chris is also well known for his methods of aggressive criminal defense. In criminal defense matters, Chris represents people all over the state of Utah facing such charges as DUI, drug possession, assault, theft, felonies, etc....
Taylor C. Hartley
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(801) 709-6309 49 E 200 S
Clearfield , UT 84015
Free ConsultationClearfield , UT Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
Criminal, DUI and Juvenile
California Western School of Law
I have personal experience in nearly 3,000 criminal cases, ranging from minor traffic offenses to aggravated murder. Over the past 10+ years of practice, I have worked with hundreds of police officers and prosecutors and have appeared in court thousands of times. We know the system and the tricks the police use to gain an advantage. Few attorneys possess our firm’s background and extensive experience in this area of the law.

EXCLUSIVE PRACTICE - My practice is limited to Criminal, DUI, and Traffic defense cases. I am not a general practitioner who handles many different types of law. Criminal law...
Michael Holje
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Salt Lake City, UT Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(801) 532-5297 422 North 300 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Free ConsultationCriminal, Administrative, DUI and Domestic Violence
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
Michael Holje has been an attorney at Brown, Bradshaw & Moffat, LLP since 2003. His practice includes criminal defense, related administrative and professional licensing matters, and actions before the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole. He regularly defends both felony and misdemeanor charges, including sex offenses, assault, domestic violence, theft, DUI, and drug and alcohol offenses. Michael graduated as a William H. Leary Scholar from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. While in law school, he was an editor of the school's Journal of Land, Resources, and Environmental Law. Prior to graduation, he worked as a...
Daniel S. Garner
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salt lake city, UT Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
10 west 100 south
suite 450
salt lake city, UT 84101
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Texas Tech University School of Law
Daniel Garner began practicing law at a small boutique firm that focused on criminal defense and civil litigation. After some time with his original firm, Daniel joined the firm of Kipp and Christian. At Kipp and Christian Daniel focused on insurance defense, but he soon realized that he much preferred representing the individual as opposed to being a cog in the insurance company’s machine.

Because of his desire to represent the individual, Daniel left Kipp and Christian and started his own firm Garner Law. After successfully representing individuals for two years on his own, Daniel made the decision to join...
Staci Visser
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Salt Lake City, UT Criminal Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(801) 990-4200 2159 S 700 E Ste 240
https://intermountainlegal.net/family-law
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
Criminal, Divorce and Family
The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
Staci Visser is an experienced criminal defense and family law attorney. Staci is a creative problem solver and is skilled at persuading judges and commissioners both in the courtroom and through her legal writing. Evidencing all of these skills, she drafted the legal "briefs" and then argued her client's case to the Utah Supreme Court and won (Ralphs v. McClellan). Staci is passionate about helping good people going through tough times. Staci previously practiced divorce/family law and criminal law at Open Legal Services. During law school, Staci honed her legal skills as an appellate law clerk for the Salt Lake...
James J. Lee
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(801) 709-6309 4001 South 700 East
Suite 500
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
Free ConsultationSalt Lake City, UT Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Brigham Young University
Mr. Lee focuses his practice on personal injury and criminal defense. These two practices areas go hand in hand in that they both require negotiation and trial skills to be successful. Mr. Lee appears in court on a near-daily basis for cases ranging from homicide to automobile accidents. He boasts a winning trial record, having received "not guilty" verdicts and settlements of hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Several of his high-profile cases have been featured in the media. Mr. Lee's hometown is the Bronx in New York City. He is the fourth and last child of Korean...
Mark Moffat
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Salt Lake City, UT Criminal Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(801) 532-5297 422 N 300 W
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Free ConsultationCriminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and White Collar Crime
The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
Mark Moffat is a founding member of the law firm of Brown, Bradshaw & Moffat. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law in 1987. From 1988 to 1997 he worked as a trial lawyer at the Salt Lake Legal Defenders Office. During his time at the Legal Defenders office, Mark represented clients charged with a wide variety of criminal acts ranging from simple misdemeanors to felonies to death penalty offenses. In 1995 Mark was appointed to head the Legal Defenders Serious Youth Offender Division. In 1998 Mark and his partners founded the...
Ann Marie Taliaferro
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Salt Lake City, UT Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(801) 532-5297 422 N 300 W
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and White Collar Crime
The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
Ann Taliaferro is an associate attorney at Brown, Bradshaw & Moffat and has practiced law since 2000. Her practice includes criminal defense and criminal appeals. Ann received her Juris Doctorate from the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah and was a William H. Leary Scholar. Ann was a staff writer and editor of the Utah Law Review for two years. She was also a member of the National Trial Team and a semi-finalist at the Traynor Moot Court Competition. Prior to joining Brown, Bradshaw & Moffat, Ann was a law clerk for the Utah Attorney General's...
Michelle Diamond
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Salt Lake City, UT Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(385) 243-0058 PO Box 351
Salt Lake City, UT 841100351
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
Suffolk University
If you have been arrested or charged with a crime you need an experienced attorney. Every case is different and you need an attorney that gets to know you and your situation.   DUI SPECIALIST -  Michelle has trained extensively in order to provide the best defense for those accused a DUI. Remember, if you have been arrested for a DUI you only have 10 days to file for your court hearing. When you have a free consultation with me I will file for your court hearing, no strings attached. EXPERIENCE MATTERS - Michelle received her Juris...
Aaron Nielson
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Salt Lake City, UT Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(801) 889-2560 299 S Main Street # 1300
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Before he began his career as a criminal defense lawyer, Aaron served as a criminal prosecutor for 5 years. Aaron has handled thousands of cases and more than 200 trials before a judge or jury. He has trained prosecutors and police officers on wide range of issues. As Aaron transitioned from working as a prosecutor to private practice, Judges that he had previously appeared before asked him to represent certain clients as a public defender. Aaron continues to take on new clients that are facing all types of criminal charges. With the economy being hard on everyone, Aaron started handling bankruptcy...
Todd Alan Peterson
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Salt Lake City, UT Criminal Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(801) 228-8733 50 West 300 South, Ste 905
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Free ConsultationCriminal
The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and Seattle University School of Law
Todd is a Utah Licensed Attorney and the founder of Peterson Legal PLLC. Todd has been practicing criminal defense for 6 years now and has helped hundreds of clients navigate the stressful criminal justice system. After graduating from BYU with a bachelors in Economics, Todd attended Seattle University School of Law in Seattle, Washington. Upon completing his first year of law school, Todd transferred back to his home state of Utah to finish up law school and graduate from the S. J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah. During law school, Todd worked as a law clerk...
Craig Helgesen
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Layton, UT Criminal Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(801) 544-5306 1513 N. Hill Field Road
Suite 3
Layton, UT 84041
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Family
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Craig received his law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Michigan, the largest law school in the country. He graduated near the top of his class. After graduating law school, he returned back to Utah. He started his career by doing mostly bankruptcies and divorces. He has since added criminal defense and custody matters to his areas of specialization. Craig is a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys. As a member of the NACBA, he helps to influence bankruptcy laws on behalf of the consumers. Craig's dedication has given him a broad understand of all...
Brent J Huff
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SLC, UT Criminal Law Lawyer with 1 year experience
(801) 641-9620 43 E 400 S
SLC, UT 84111
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
I love my job and am dedicated to diligently advocating for individuals charged in an overly punitive justice system. I am admitted to practice in the State Courts of Utah and in the Federal Courts for the District of Utah. In addition to my private practice, I also serve as a co-chair for the Landlord-Tenant pro-se calendar, and as a committee member for the Veteran's Free Legal Clinic. Both programs are run by the Young Lawyers Division of the Utah Bar. Previously, I was an associate at the Law Office of Michael J. Langford. ...
Jerry Salcido
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Salt Lake City, UT Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(801) 618-1333 825 North 300 West, Suite W-109
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Free ConsultationCriminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and Domestic Violence
Brigham Young University
Jerry Salcido is a founding member of Salcido Law Firm. His passion is defending individuals against the government in all aspects, especially those who have been accused of crimes like DUI, drug offenses, violent crimes, and sex crimes. After graduating cum laude from J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University in 2004, Mr. Salcido spent five years as a trial attorney in San Francisco working for the world's largest firm. Mr. Salcido and his brother Christopher decided it was time to start their own firm in 2009. Since that time Mr. Salcido has represented thousands of clients...
Darwin Overson
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Salt Lake City, UT Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(801) 895-3143 136 E S Temple
#1530
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
Experienced criminal defense and criminal trial attorney representing clients in the Salt Lake area. For more than 17 years, our attorneys have fought for clients in complex criminal and civil litigation. We are ready to stand by your side and aggressively protect your rights. Our attorneys regularly defend clients in matters related to DUI, theft, gun possession, narcotics crimes, domestic violence, assault and battery, murder, and sexual crimes. We also regularly pursue civil claims on our clients' behalf including personal injury claims. If you have been arrested, are the target of an investigation, or find yourself in the middle...
Robin Kirkham
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Salt Lake City, UT Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(801) 707-1370 308 E. 4500 S. Suite 175
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
Criminal, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Brigham Young University
For over a decade, Robin happily served as a Public Defender in Twin Falls, Idaho before returning to her home state of Utah. As a Public Defender, Robin handled cases ranging from misdemeanors to felonies and from child protection to juvenile justice. She excelled at motion practice (especially motions suppressing the state's evidence) and at negotiating favorable resolutions for her clients. Now in Salt Lake City, Utah, Robin is able to leverage her personal experience with and insights into the challenges of divorce and co-parenting to the benefit of her clients. Her personal experience, along with her training...
Mark Edwards
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Millcreek, UT Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(801) 808-1885 PO Box 9206
Millcreek, UT 84109
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Estate Planning and Probate
Mark has effectively advocated for his clients in Utah's Courts for more than ten years. He has seen every kind of case from simple traffic to complex corporate litigation. By using his years of experience in the courtroom he has persuaded judges and juries alike that his clients' positions were the right ones.

Mark started out in the trenches of criminal prosecution, helping communities to become safer and making sure victims got justice. Because of this experience he knows what the prosecutors are going to do before he even gets to court.

Mark has been writing Utah Wills and Trusts...
Mark W Brown
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Salt Lake City, UT Criminal Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(925) 300-5284 43 East 400 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and Domestic Violence
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Mark W. Brown helps clients by ensuring a competent defense of criminal charges. He resolves cases by articulating to both prosecutors and judges a course of action that will meet the interests of justice while minimizing collateral consequences for clients. If the need arises, Mr. Brown will take your case to trial. He is an experienced jury trial lawyer and has won Not Guilty verdicts on cases ranging from 1st Degree Felonies down to misdemeanors and infractions. His greatest asset is knowing when to push for trial and when to minimize risks and punishment with equitable resolutions. He is well respected...
Jim Bradshaw
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Salt Lake City, UT Criminal Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(801) 532-5297 422 N 300 W
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Criminal
The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
Jim Bradshaw has practiced law since 1982. He is one of the founding members of Brown, Bradshaw, and Moffat. His practice includes all types of litigation, including white collar and other criminal matters, civil litigation, criminal appeals, and professional licensing and disciplinary matters.

Jim Bradshaw graduated as a William H. Leary Scholar from the University of Utah College of Law. The first eight years of his legal career were spent working as a lawyer in the trenches at the Salt Lake Legal Defender’s Association before moving on to form Brown, Bradshaw, and Moffat.

Having previously served as the Chairman of the Criminal...
Susanne Gustin
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Salt Lake City, UT Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(888) 842-5116 299 S Main St
#1300
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Free ConsultationCriminal, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
Susanne Gustin is a top rated attorney in the state of Utah. With more than 24 years of experience in as a trial attorney, Susanne Gustin has earned a reputation for aggressively defending her clients. Susanne is well-known for her involvement in high-profile cases with some cases receiving national coverage. She has obtained numerous acquittals and dismissals of charges for her clients and has successfully created a name for herself in the legal community. In addition to her reputation in the courtroom, Suanne Gustin has been recognized for her professional excellence by a number of organizations, including...
Kurt Helgesen
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Layton, UT Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(801) 544-5306 1513 N. Hill Field Road
Suite 3
Layton, UT 84041
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Washburn University
Kurt has lived most of his life in Davis County. He received his law degree from Washburn University in Kansas. Soon after graduating, he returned to Utah to start his career as an attorney. He specializes in the areas of Divorce, Child Custody, Family Law, Juvenile Law, Criminal Defense, DUI's, contracts and agreements. Because his father is also an attorney, Kurt has been studying the legal process his entire life. He has a broad understanding of legal issues and has become an excellent attorney at an early point in his career. Kurt is a proud father of...
David Laurence Altman
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Salt Lake City, UT Criminal Law Attorney with 47 years experience
(801) 983-3688 222 South Main Street
5th Floor
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of California - Los Angeles
Stephen Howard
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Salt Lake City, UT Criminal Law Lawyer
(801) 449-1409 10 West 100 South, Suite 425
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Criminal, Appeals, Estate Planning and Family
Brigham Young University
Utah attorney Stephen Howard is an experienced trial lawyer, negotiator, advocate, and legal adviser. His courtroom successes have included jury trials, appellate work, motion practice, and more. His abilities as a negotiator and problem solver have contributed to positive outcomes for clients outside the courtroom as well. Mr. Howard practices as a member of Salt Lake City law firm of Crippen & Cline, a firm known for providing high quality legal representation and personal service to clients throughout Utah.
Carol Mortensen
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Ogden, UT Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(801) 866-1046 2550 Washington Blvd, Suite 325
Ogden, UT 84401
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and London Law Consortium, London, England
Carol Mortensen brings over 10 years of counseling and advocacy experience into her legal practice. She has worked as a Licensed Substance Abuse Counselor and Social Service Worker for many years prior to joining the legal profession. As a result, Carol has a unique and comprehensive insight into the dynamics of individuals and families dealing with the judicial system. Family & Juvenile Law Expertise: Carol is a long time and committed advocate for individuals and families dealing with issues such as: divorce, custody and domestic violence. She has worked extensively with DCFS, Dependency Drug Court, Juvenile...
Michael John Langford
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Salt Lake City, UT Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(801) 328-4090 43 East, 400 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Criminal and White Collar Crime
Creighton University School of Law
Michael's passion is representing people at all stages of the criminal defense process in federal and state court. To that end, he has effectively and zealously defended numerous people charged with federal and state crimes. He has litigated highly complex cases, which include mortgage fraud, money laundering, ponzi scheme, racketeering, and conspiracy to distribute controlled substances. Michael recently argued a complex double jeopardy issue before the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. He has been selected by the Utah Federal District Court to be a member of the Criminal Justice Act Panel. In addition, he also has been selected to serve...
Carl Norman Anderson III
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Salt Lake City, UT Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(801) 285-0303 5383 South 900 East, Suite 205
Salt Lake City, UT 84117
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Carl is an experienced litigator. He was born and raised in Layton, Utah. He attended Weber State University, majoring in Psychology, and then later the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, where he obtained his J.D. In law school Carl found his passion for litigation and excelled in trial advocacy obtaining the highest grade in trial ad and the CALI award in advanced trial advocacy. In addition, he successfully completed the Litigation Skills Program of Concentrated study, with a criminal emphasis. After graduation, he moved to Lexington, Nebraska where he successfully prosecuted hundreds of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) cases, at both...
Cliff Venable
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Salt Lake City, UT Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(385) 482-0620 150 S State Street, Suite 100
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
North Carolina Central University
Throughout my 8+ year criminal defense career, I have represented over 800 clients charged with felony criminal offenses and more than a 1000 clients charged with misdemeanors. Legal representation included trying cases to verdict, arguing motions to the court and advocating for clients at sentencing. The charges brought against my clients ranged from DUIs and disorderly conduct to aggravated kidnapping and murder. My experience includes extensive training in courtroom techniques from my employment at The Salt Lake Legal Defender Association and my participation in the National Criminal Defense College. With my extensive courtroom experience, I provide excellent representation to...
Justin Ashworth
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Salt Lake City, UT Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(801) 810-9750 466 South 500 East
P.O. Box 521198
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Domestic Violence
The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
Scott Nickle
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Layton, UT Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(801) 544-5306 1513 N. Hill Field Road #3
Layton, UT 84041
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Gonzaga University
Scott Nickle taught English at Weber State University for four years before deciding to attend law school. He graduated from the Gonzaga University School of Law in 2006. He returned to Utah to work as an attorney for Helgesen, Houtz & Jones, the law firm he had interned for after his second year of law school. Scott Nickle specializes as a Family Law Attorney and Estate Planning Attorney. He deals will all types of family law such as Divorce, Child Custody, Surrogacy, etc. He has represented many clients with many different situations giving him the experience he needs to provide his...
Ms. Kelly Ann Booth
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Salt Lake City, UT Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(801) 364-6666 8 East Broadway
Suite 700
Salt Lake City, UT 84111-2225
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
John Webster
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Ogden, UT Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(801) 475-4506 5093 S 1500 W
Ogden, UT 84405
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and White Collar Crime
Senior & Founding Partner at Bartlett & Webster. I practice in the following areas: Appeals (having successfully presented appeals before the Utah and Wyoming Supreme Courts); contract, real estate, and business litigation; family law; criminal defense; personal injury; medical malpractice; and business and estate planning. Bartlett & Webster is a small firm specializing in developing relationships and in providing expert, customized legal representation.
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Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

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