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I enjoy being an attorney specifically for the feeling that comes in successfully helping my clients with their needs. Some attorneys like to keep their clients at arm's length, but that's not how I like to practice law. I prefer being the number my client's call when they have an emergency and don't know where else to turn. Whether it's because they've been arrested, have had their spouses take their children away, or have a problem with their businesses. I've been told more than once by clients that they feel better having my phone number with them at all times. 


Languages spoken: Spanish, Farsi

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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 25%
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
  3. Divorce & Separation: 25%
  4. Juvenile: 20%
  5. Federal Crime: 5%



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Sharifi & Baron

155 North 400 West
Suite 530
Salt Lake City, UT, 84101-1651


NJResigned Without Prejudice200809/10/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Legal Elite: Up and Coming SectionUtah Business Magazine2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerSharifi & Baron P.L.L.C2010 - Present
AttorneyThe Lance Firm2009 - 2010
AttorneyUtah Legal Aid2007 - 2007
Associate City ProsecutorSalt Lake City Prosecutor's Office2006 - 2009
Law ClerkLaw Office of Peter Collins2005 - 2006
Law ClerkPersonal Injury Works2004 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Utah State Bar, Business Law SectionMember2010 - Present
Utah Minority Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Utah Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2009 - Present
National List of Collection AttorneysMember2009 - Present
Salt Lake County Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Central Utah Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Utah State Bar, International Law SectionMember2008 - 2010
Utah State BarMember2008 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Utah vs. "J.V."Not Guilty by Jury
State of Utah vs. M. RodriguezCase Dismissed
State of Utah vs. T.S.Case Dismissed
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Publication nameTitleDate
Utah Bar JournalSwimming With the Sharks: Thinking of Opening a Practice2012
LycomlawyerDoing Business in Afghanistan2009
Fire Business InvestmentHiring a Broker for Trading in the Foreign Exchange Market2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
University of UtahPhilosophyBS - Bachelor of Science2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Young Lawyers AssociationSmall Firm Practice: Ethics and Practicality2011
Utah State BarBeginning and Running a Practice2011
Economic Cooperation Conference on AfghanistanBusiness Incorporation and Contract Negotiation2010