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About Me

Marji Hanson has 25 years of experience helping people learn about and file for bankruptcy relief.  She graduated with both a business degree and her law degree from the University of Utah.  She is a member of the Utah bar and licensed to practice in state and federal courts in Utah.  She has been a guest lecturer for the family law and bankruptcy sections of the Utah State Bar, the Utah Bankruptcy Lawyers Forum and the National Business Institute.

If you are searching for a new financial beginning, you have options and rights.  You can make the choice to take back the control of your finances.  Our firm offers dedicated legal services exclusively in the area of consumer bankruptcy law. We can help you regain control of your financial future. We can help you manage or even eliminate debt. In most cases, we can either work out a plan to repay the money you owe over time or completely discharge most of your bills. 

Feel free to contact us by email or by phone to discuss your options. Don't hesitate to ask questions to find the answers you need to move your life forward.


Practice Areas


  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 100%
    25 years, 1.1 thousand cases


Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • John M O'Brien

    I endorse this lawyer. An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community.


    John O'Brien Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Anna W Drake

    I whole-heartedly endorse Marji Hanson for both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 cases. She is both compassionate and no-nonsense at the same time. If you have a simple or a complicated Chapter 13, she will do an excellent job.


    Anna Drake Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

352 South Denver Street
Suite 240
Salt Lake City, UT, 84111



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Young Alumna of the YearS.J. Quinney School of Law1995
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of Marji Hanson, P.C.2002 - 2015
Staff AttorneyOffice Of The Chapter 13 Trustee1998 - 2002
Judicial Law Clerk to Judge Judith A. BouldenUnited States Bankruptcy Court, District Of Utah1997 - 1998
Associate AttorneyParsons Behle & Latimer1993 - 1997
Law Clerk to Judge Judith A. BouldenUnited States Bankruptcy Court, District Of Utah1991 - 1993
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2002 - Present
Women Lawyers of UtahPast President1997 - 1998
Utah Bankruptcy Lawyers ForumFormer Board Member1996 - 1998
Utah State Bar, Bankruptcy SectionMember1990 - Present
Utah Bankruptcy Lawyers ForumMember1990 - Present
Publication NameTitleDate
Salt Lake TribuneUtah Students Caught in Web of College Costs, No Jobs2012
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
University of UtahBusinessBS - Bachelor of Science1981
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Beginners Guide to BankruptcyBankruptcy2015
Annual Family Law Seminar, Utah State Bar AssociationWhat Every Family Lawyer Needs to Know About Bankruptcy Law2015
Chapter 7 and 13 Bankruptcy: Line-by-Line WorkshopConsumer Bankruptcy2012
The Basics of Chapter 7 and 13Consumer Bankruptcy2010