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Mark R. Moffat

Mark R. Moffat

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense

Mark Moffat

About Me

 


 


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 law firm of Brown, Bradshaw & Moffat. Mark's practice specializes in criminal defense, including misdemeanors and felonies, white collar cases, professional licensing and criminal matters in the juvenile justice system. Mark is "AV" rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been named one Utah's "Legal Elite" by Utah Business Magazine. Mark has also been included in The Best Lawyers in America in the specialty of criminal defense. Mark is a member of the Utah State Bar and is licensed to practice before all Utah state and federal courts, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Mark is currently a member of the Utah Sentencing Commission and also the Utah Grand Jury Reform Committee. Mark has served as Chairman of the Criminal Law Section of the Utah State Bar and has served for several years on the Utah State Bar's Governmental Relations Committee. Mark was formerly a member of the Rule 8 Capital Qualified Defense Attorneys Panel. He has also served in many capacities for the Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, including President, President-Elect, Secretary, member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Legislative Oversight Committee. Mark is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1987

  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    28 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($190-275/hour), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Philip Laurence Wormdahl

    I endorse Mark. He is a tenacious lawyer with a passion for his work.I have seen him fight zealously for his clients at trial, as well as provide his clients with clear information and counsel during difficult times in their lives. Mark is truly one of Utah's best and most experienced criminal defense lawyers.

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    Philip Wormdahl DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Glen A Cook

    I endorse this lawyer. He is an experienced criminal defense attorney and cares for his clients

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    Glen Cook Social Security Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Brown, Bradshaw and Moffat L.L.P

10 West Broadway
Suite 210
Salt Lake City, UT, 84101

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
UTActive198704/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AVMartindale-HubbellN/A
Utah's Legal EliteUtah Business MagazineN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerBrown, Bradshaw and Moffat L.L.P.1998 - 2011
Trial AttorneySalt Lake Legal Defenders1988 - 1997

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Utah State BarN/AN/A
Utah Sentencing CommissionN/AN/A
Utah Grand Jury Reform CommitteeN/AN/A
Utah State Bar, Criminal Law SectionChairmanN/A
Utah State Bar, Governmental Relations CommitteeN/AN/A
Utah Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Child Abuse with InjuryNot Guilty
State vs. PearsonNot Guilty
State vs. PennN/A

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Mike Stark The Philadelphia InquirerCo-defendants Received Probation in Indian Artifacts Trafficking Case2009
Jerry Spangler Deseret News July 24, 2002Dinosaur Fossil Case Ends in Plea Bargin2002

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of LawN/AJuris Doctorate1987