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About me

I am committed to the cause of criminal defense.  I believe in the work and take pride in representing my clients.  I devote as much time as each case requires.  I am able to quickly and accurately identify the strengths and weaknesses of each case.  I always give honest assessments of your case and present you with all potential avenues to proceed in resolving your case.  




Languages spoken: Dutch, English

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 45%
  2. DUI & DWI: 40%
  3. Juvenile: 15%



Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

Pietryga Law Office

1547 Bryan Ave
Salt Lake City, UT, 84105

Pietryga Law Office

7168 South Villa Place
Midvale, UT, 84109

Pietryga Law

435 East Tabernacle St. Suite 200
St. George, UT, 84770



UTActive Attorney with Less than 3 Years201201/08/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2015
Top 10 Under 40National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys2015
10 Best Attorneys for the State of UtahAmerican Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys2014
Superb RatingAVVO2014
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Finalist, National Environmental Negotiation CompetitionUniversity of Richmond2012
Best Grade in Negotiation and SettlementCALI2011
AmJur Award for best grade in Negotiation and SettlementUC Hastings College of the Law2011
1st Place ICMA International Mediation Advocacy CompetitionAdvocates in Mediation, Toronto, Canada2011
3rd Place International Mediation Advocacy CompetitionInternational Chamber of Commerce2011
1L Best Moot Court BriefUniversity of California Hastings College of the Law2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyPietryga Law Office2013 - Present
AttorneyALA PC.2012 - 2013
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2014 - Present
National Association of Trial AttorneysAttorney Member2014 - Present
Utah State BarMember2013 - Present
Utah Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2013 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2012 - 2014
UC Hastings Center for Negotiation and Dispute ResolutionExecutive Board Member2010 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Utah (Logan) v. W**** *****Dismissed
State of Utah v. ***Children returned to parents
Layton City V. ********Evidence Suppressed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2012
University of UtahPublic PolicyMaster of Public Policy2008
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of LawEconomicsBS - Bachelor of Science2006
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of LawPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science2006
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Constitution Day at Riverside ElementaryConstitution2013