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I have dedicated my practice to criminal defense and most specifically DUI defense.  I have attended special training, the same training that law enforcement officers undergo in order to investigate DUIs.  I have never defended a DUI case where we were unable to find some weakness or problem with the State's case to get better results.  I not only zealously defend DUIs at the criminal level, I also dedicate as much time and attention to the Driver's License hearings.  I get results for my clients.  

Not only do I have a very experienced knowledge on DUI defense and investigations, I sincerely care about my clients and how my work directly impacts their personal lives.  I will get results for you.


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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%



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  • Jonathan T Nish

    Melissa is both brilliant and caring. Her knowledge of the law is complemented by her ability to practice in a manner that gets results that are unattainable by many of her peers. Any client who entrusts their case to Ms. Fulkerson can rest assured they are in goods hands. Jonathan Nish Morgan, Nish & Associates


    Jonathan Nish Criminal Defense Attorney
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  • Michelle L Diamond

    Melissa is an incredible attorney who gives her all for her clients.


    Michelle Diamond DUI & DWI Attorney
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Contact info

Weyher Fulkerson

165 South Main Street
Salt Lake, UT, 84111

Office +800 906


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 1% NationalNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2015
Top 10 Lawyers Under 40The National Trial Lawyers2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2014
Pro Bono Service of the Year AwardUtah State BarN/A
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Utah Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
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Pro Bono Initiative NewsletterLegal Advise Under the ViaductN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Weber State UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A