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I enjoy the practice of law. I have extensive experience in Social Security, Civil Litiagation and Criminal Defense. As a former prosecutor I understand the intricatices of the law and what prosecutors hope to accomplish. 


I graduated from Brigham Young University (BYU) with my Bachelors and received my Juris Doctor from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. I worked as the Layton City Attorney for a number of years where I became deeply involved in the process of entitlements and land use. After I left Layton City, I opened my own law practice where I delved into the private side of land use and development, further developing the skills and contacts I made during my time working for government. Now I am involved in a highly specialized real estate and land use practice where I focuses on large transactions, including the development of ski resorts, large Planned Unit Developments (PUDs), and general land entitlement


Practice areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 25%
  2. Litigation: 25%
  3. Criminal Defense: 25%
  4. Social Security: 25%



Hourly ($300-400/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

298 24th Street Ste. 230
Ogden, UT, 84401


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pro BonoUtah Bar2011
JudgeAdministrative Judge1986
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Of CounselArnold & Wadsworth, PLLC2010 - Present
Founding Member / PartnerArnold & Wiggins1993 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
UACDLN/A2010 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
FDIC v. Larsenpending
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Publication nameTitleDate
Attorney at Law MagazineDivorce and Affairs2014
NBBLOTaxation of Interstate Commerce2012
NBBLOFourth Amendment Search and Seizure - Regulatory Licensing1993
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pepperdine University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law SchoolPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NBBLOTaxation of Interstate Commerce2012
NBBLO New OrleansRegulation of Fictitious Entities2011
Utah Business Licensing OfficialsPower of Zoning2010