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Jason A. Schatz

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense

About Me

Jason Schatz (pronounced "shots") is known by police officers, prosecutors, judges and other defense attorneys throughout the state as one of the most knowledgeable, aggressive and effective DUI attorneys in Utah, so much so that he is often asked to lecture and teach other attorneys interested in duplicating his success in defending DUIs. He even wrote a book about it.


 


In December of 2006, Jason was featured on the cover of City Weekly magazine as Utah’s go-to “DUI Guy!” In 2008 Jason became Utah's first Board Certified DUI Defense attorney by the National College of DUI Defense (NCDD), one of about 50 in the US and only 2 in Utah, and the youngest person to have ever done so. To further his knowledge of DUIs and police procedure, Jason has completed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) student and instructor courses for the Standard Field Sobriety Test (SFST). He has also completed the Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) course that many officers take. With two dedicated paralegals and a full staff in both his Salt Lake City and St. George offices, he is able to concentrate on his clients' best defense.


 


A confirmed workaholic with a remarkable memory and astute attention to detail, Jason tirelessly and creatively works each case as a special challenge, vigorously fighting for his clients at both the administrative and criminal level to preserve his clients’ driving privileges and their freedom. You’ll get no better defense for an alcohol- or drug-related driving offense than from Utah DUI lawyer Jason Schatz.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. DUI & DWI: 90%
    12 years, 700 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 10%
    12 years, 300 cases

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Always), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

20 total 

  • Craig Lee Pankratz

    Jason is an exceptional DUI attorney and an all-around good guy.

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    Craig Pankratz Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Sean B Druyon

    Jason is very passionate about what he does. I recall 11 years ago him contacting me wanting to go to lunch to discuss how he can become the best DUI attorney around. That was 11 years ago and he is certainly now one of the best in Utah: he has published a book on Utah DUIs and is a regular contributor to the Utah Association of Criminal Defense Attorney's listserv, an association with over 500 members. We thank Jason for his contributions and willingness to share his thoughts with us on how to better defend DUIs. Keep up the great work Jason!

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    Sean Druyon DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Schatz Anderson & Associates

1425 South 700 East
Salt Lake City, UT, 84105

Schatz, Anderson & Associates

321 North Mall Dr.
Suite O-201
St. George, UT, 84790

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NDAuthorized to practice law200702/23/2010
UTActive200308/30/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top LawyersUtah Business Magazine2013
Rising StarSuperLawyers2012
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2011
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2011
Board Certified in DUI DefenseNational College of DUI Defense2009
Rising StarSuperLawyers2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerSchatz, Anderson & Associates2003 - Present

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Utah Association of Criminal Defense LawyersTreas2009 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, DUI CommitteeCommitee Member2009 - Present
Utah State Bar, Criminal Law SectionMember2003 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMember2003 - Present
Utah State BarMember2003 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Lawyers & Judges Publishing CompanyUtah DUI Defense: The Law and Practice, 2nd Edition2013
Lawyers & Judges Publishing CompanyUtah DUI Defense: The Law and Practice, 1st Edition2011

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of UtahEconomics/Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1998