Clayton A. Simms

Clayton A. Simms

Criminal Defense Attorney

Salt Lake City, UT





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Client Reviews

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Criminal defense

Posted by: a Criminal Defense client over 1 year ago.

Clayton was so understanding and very down to earth. He is funny and keeps you on your feet. I have recommended him to a couple of my friends. He...

Incredible Defense Attorney

Posted by: a Child Abuse client 11 months ago.

Clayton (and Staci) are amazing attorneys. Clayton is definately agressive. He is agressive before charges are even filed. If you have been arrested...
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Philip Laurence Wormdahl
Philip Wormdahl

Salt Lake City, UT

Over 3 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I saw Clayton successfully defend an assault case in Salt Lake City and was very impressed by his courtroom demeanor and skills as a trial attorney....
James Edward Jones
James Jones

Heber City, UT

About 4 years ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

I endorse this lawyer's work. We have worked together on two cases where we represented co-defendants with similar charges, including co-defendant's...
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1998 License Status: Active for the state of Utah.
Last updated by Avvo: 09/10/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1999 – 2001

Salt Lake Legal Defender Association


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1997 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law


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2014 Top 100 Trial Lawyers

National Trial Lawyers Association


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2008- present Fellow

American Board of Criminal Lawyers

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Speaking Engagements

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2014 Anything you NSAy Can Be Used Against You: How Technology and Social Media Create Ethical, Professional, Civility and Confidentiality Issues.

at Utah State Bar

2013 Frank Discussion of Criminal Defense: A Lifestyle. A Calling. A Vocation

at Utah Student Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

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