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Michael Stephen Edwards

also known as Mike Edwards, Michael Edwards

About Me

Mike is a skilled lawyer who thrives on helping his clients get excellent results.  Mike has served as a JAG in the United States Army Reserves and the Utah Army National Guard, where he currently serves.  Because of this experience, he is particularly well suited to help military people with their legal problems.  Mike is the recipient of the Bronze Star Medal and five Army Commendation Medals.


Mike is a former prosecutor, so he can use the things he learned there to help his criminal defense clients achieve the best possible outcomes.


Mike is an avid reader, and is a student of history, with an emphasis on military history.


Languages Spoken: Korean

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Practice Areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 70%
    14 years
  2. Family: 20%
    10 years
  3. Personal Injury: 10%
    12 years



Hourly ($175-225/hour), Contingent (25-33%), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

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    Mike and and I have had family law cases against each other. I have found him to be very knowledgeable about the law and good to work with.


    Jason Barnes Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Craig P. Helgesen

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Craig Helgesen Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Michael S. Edwards, Attorney at Law, PLLC

377 Marshall Way
Layton, UT, 84041



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Client RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Client RatingMartindale-Hubbell2011
Bronze Star MedalUnited States Army2003
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Founding MemberMichael S. Edwards, Attorney at Law, PLLC2012 - Present
Brigade Judge AdvocateUtah Army National Guard1993 - Present
ShareholderDiumenti & Edwards, Inc.2004 - 2012
Traffic ReferreeUtah State Courts2004 - 2007
Associate AttorneyHelgesen, Waterfall & Jones, P.C.2002 - 2004
Deputy County Attorney - ProsecutorDavis County Attorney's Office2000 - 2002
Judicial Law ClerkUtah State Courts1999 - 2000
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Utah Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2013 - Present
Davis County Bar AssociationN/A2004 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State v. KurrNot guilty on the felony, guilty of misdemeanors
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law SchoolLawJuris Doctorate1999
Brigham Young UniversitySociologyBS - Bachelor of Science1996
Defense Language InstituteKoreanKorean Language Certification1993
Ben Lomond High SchoolGeneral EducationN/A1988