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Licensed

  1. Criminal Defense: 40%
    23 years
  2. White Collar Crime: 30%
    16 years
  3. Federal Crime: 20%
    16 years
  4. DUI & DWI: 10%
    23 years

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Fees:

Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Anthony Michael Solis

    I've worked closely with Stephanie Ames on a number of matters. There are few attorneys who work harder on cases than Stephanie. She is smart and tenacious whether it is in negotiation or litigation. I admire her keen intellect as well as the respect she enjoys from prosecutors, judges and colleagues. I would highly recommend Stephanie Ames to anyone accused of a crime who requires a capable and passionate defender.

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    Anthony Solis Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Mark Chambers

    Over the past five years I have seen Attorney Stephanie Ames represent her clients in Federal District Court in Los Angeles. Her clients understand what she is doing for them and how she is accomplishing it, which builds a great relationship between her and her clients. This has been the foundation for the outstanding results she has obtained.

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Contact info

The Law Office of Stephanie Ames

12100 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 800
Los Angeles, CA, 90025

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive199811/19/2015
UTActive199301/08/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
A+ ratingBetter Business Bureau2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateRobinson & Schmidt2007 - 2009
AssociateWeston, Garrou & De Witt2005 - 2007
OwnerUtah Law Offices of Stephanie Ames1998 - 2005
Public DefenderSalt Lake Legal Defender Association1993 - 1998
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2014 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMember2013 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Federal Trial Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Utah State Bar, Young Lawyers SectionSecretary1997 - 1998
Utah State Bar, Young Lawyers SectionSecretary1996 - 1997
American Bar Association, House of DelegatesDelegate1993 - 1998
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
United States v. Thompsoncase dismissed
United States v. Schwartz et alcharges significantly reduced
United States v. Dawson et al.,Case dismissed
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Utah Journal of Contemporary LawCity of Columbia v. Omni Advertising Inc: Expansion of State Action Immunity to Municipal Regulation1992
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
University of UtahEnglish LiteratureHonors Bachelor of Arts1990
University of UtahPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Criminal Clinical ProgramCriminal Defense2002
Utah Police Officer Standards & TrainingFourth Amendment2000