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Dylan Clark Utley

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Dylan Utley, a New Orleans criminal lawyer, practices criminal defense at the highest level in both state and federal courts. Mr. Utley has practiced criminal law for 14 years with significant trial experience. Mr. Utley is aggressive yet compassionate in his representation of clients. He represents clients who have been charged with white collar fraud, embezzlement, bribery, federal drug conspiracy crimes, criminal RICO violations, firearm and violent crimes. Mr. Utley represents clients charged with state felony and misdemeanor charges including: DWI/DUI, domestic violence matters, theft, battery, drug charges, public drunkenness, lewd conduct, disturbing the peace, expungements and all other state and municipal code violations.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 60%
    14 years, 3 thousand cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 30%
  3. Personal Injury: 10%
    14 years



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Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Raleigh Lawrence Ohlmeyer III

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  • Michael S. Waddington

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LAEligible to practice law200208/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Excellence in Constitutional LawPaul M. Hebert - Constitutional Law1999
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Member/PartnerDiGiulio Utley, LLC2008 - Present
Capital Trial AttorneyCapital Defense Project2010 - 2011
Member/PartnerDeSalvo, DeSalvo & Blackburn APLC2005 - 2008
Felony Public Defender (Trial Attorney)Orleans Indigent Defender Program2003 - 2005
AssociateLaw Office of John DiGiulio2001 - 2005
Law ClerkLaw Office of James Boren2000 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Louisiana State Bar AssociationCLE Section Co-Chair 2014 (Animal Law)2014 - Present
Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense LawyersCommittee Member - DWI 20142014 - Present
Louisiana State Bar Association, Animal Law Section2013 CLE Committee Co-Chair2013 - Present
Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 2013 Legislative CommitteeCommitte Member - 2013 Legislative Committee on Expungements2013 - Present
Louisiana State Bar AssociationN/A2001 - Present
Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
New Orleans Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Louisiana Capital Case CertifiedN/AN/A
Federal Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Young Lawyers Division of Federal Bar AssociationFormer Board Member2008 - 2010
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Aggravated Battery / Domestic Abuse BatteryDismissed / Refused
Federal (Wire Fraud)Probation
Gambling MarkerDismissed with restitution
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Publication nameTitleDate
Maintains weekly blog with legal analysis of current legal issuesDiGiulio Utley BlogN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law CenterN/AJD - Juris Doctor2001
College of William and MaryHistory, Minor in PhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1996