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Mark J. Edwards

Mark J. Edwards

also known as J. Mark Edwards, Mark Edwards

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About Me

Mark Edwards began prosecuting in 2007 and is now available to defend you if you have been charged with any crime.  Mark has prosecuted hundreds of cases and knows how to get the best deal for you given the evidence in your case.  He has been drafting wills and trusts for four years, helping many families get the peace of mind from knowing that their loved ones will know what to do in the event of their death.  Mark can also help you with a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy if your debts have begun to overwhelm you.


Languages Spoken: Tagalog

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Practice Areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
    9 years, 1.2 thousand cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
    9 years, 2.1 thousand cases
  3. Estate Planning: 15%
    10 years, 40 cases
  4. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 10%
    4 years, 3 cases



Hourly ($100-200/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (15 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Randal Moore

    I endorse this lawyer. A highly skilled and respected lawyer in the community.


    Randal Moore Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Russell Stephen Pietryga

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Russell Pietryga DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

J. Mark Edwards, Attorney at Law

5442 South 900 East, Suite 601
Murray, UT, 84117



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top of Section, Agency and PartnershipCALI2004
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerVerdant Legal2014 - Present
In-House CounselFedLoanPros2013 - Present
AttorneyPrivate Defense Practice2012 - Present
AttorneyPrivate Estate Planning Practice2007 - Present
ProsecutorSouth Salt Lake2011 - 2012
Deputy District AttorneySalt Lake County DA2010 - 2011
Assistant City ProsecutorWest Jordan City2007 - 2010
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Salt Lake Valley Emergency FundBoard Member2007 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
West Jordan v. GenaoNot-Guilty
Bountiful City v. ArredondoVery good plea bargain.
Taylorsville v. RasmussenDUI reduced to Reckless Driving on appeal
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Publication NameTitleDate
Utah Administrative Code Section 438-12-2(2)Fixed Rule For Law Enforcement Blood Draws2010
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Brigham Young UniversityBusinessBS - Bachelor of Science2000
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Victim Advocate TrainingThe Role of Victim Advocates in Prosecution2010