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Robert Allen Saunders

Real estate Attorney at Park City, UT

5.0   12 reviews

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About Robert

Learn Robert’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. DUI and DWI
    30%
    Saunders Law’s DUI Defense Team, based in Park City, Utah, is committed to pursuing progressive and aggressive approaches to the defense of driving under the influence (DUI). Through implementing innovative and creative legal arguments, Saunders Law is able to provide our clients with favorable outcomes when facing a charge of DUI.

    12 years

  2. Real estate
    30%

    12 years

  3. Business
    20%

    12 years

  4. Criminal defense
    14%
    Other than DUI Defense, Saunders Law defends it clients against drug, alcohol, and traffic offenses.

    12 years

  5. Contracts and agreements
    2%

    12 years

  6. Landlord or tenant
    2%

    12 years

  7. Limited liability company (LLC)
    2%

    12 years

Saunders Law is a small, boutique law firm located in Park City, Utah. At Saunders Law, we are committed to pursuing innovative, creative, and progressive approaches to solve your legal issues and problems. We offer services in business and contract law, landlord/tenant law, DUI defense, and criminal defense. As a small firm, we are able to provide exceptional and professional representation to our clients without losing a personal connection.

Robert Saunders is the managing attorney at the law firm of Saunders Law, PLLC. Mr. Saunders works to protect, defend and uphold your constitutional rights.  As an attorney, Mr. Saunders has significant courtroom experience. He has managed and participated in all aspects of litigation. He has conducted numerous bench and jury trials at both the justice and district court levels and has appeared before the Utah Court of Appeals. Mr. Saunders has successfully handled DUIs that ranged from your standard, misdemeanor DUI case to very complex, Felony DUI cases with numerous suppression issues.  Additionally, Mr. Saunders routinely conducts administrative hearings before the Utah Driver License Division.

Before studying and becoming licensed in law, Robert Saunders was a member of the U.S. Ski Team. Mr. Saunders was born and raised in Park City, Utah.  Mr. Saunders received his Bachelor of Arts in English from Colby College in Maine, and his Juris Doctor from the University of Maine School of Law.

 

Licensed for 11 years
State UT
Status Active
Acquired 2011
Updated 01/07/2023

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact Robert

Saunders Law PLLC
401 Main St., 2nd Floor
P.O. Box 2023
Park City, UT, 84060

Reviews

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Posted by Hunter | April 3, 2015
Professionally managed and successfully argued
Robert helped me tremendously when I needed a lawyer for a DWI. Every step of the way was professionally handled and he really made me feel like my time and case was his only priority. He was punctual and always prepared and even used his vast knowledge of Utah law to provide me with not only the best defense, but an aggressive offense that took what could have been a DWI down to impaired. Without Robert and his inestimable professionalism, I would not have fared as well as I had.
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Posted by Gregg | April 2, 2015
Up Hill Regulatory Battle with The State
As a former Restaurant and Bar owner in Utah I should have known when I booked the 325th show at my former business (that featured Male Dancers) I was on thin ice with the State Regulators. The Dancers over did it and on the front row of the show were two State troopers on undercover duty. The State and the County came down on us in the hardest and most aggressive manner possible. Robert was there with me from the begging of the process to the end. Through County and State procedures. He prepared a great defense and a impressive appeal to the State Appeal Court. In a fair and honest proceeding he would have definitely prevailed (Summit County) but in the State proceeding where 99% of licensees lose, well you get the picture. I would use Robert for my business contracts and regulatory issues in the future.
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Posted by Marshall | March 30, 2015
Great job!
I hired Saunders Law to execute several lease agreements and they were all handled quickly and efficiently! I would highly recommend Saunders Law.
Posted by anonymous | March 27, 2015
Excellent legal services in Park City Utah
Robert has helped advise me and my company in the last several years in business related transactions dealing with contract reviews for the sale and purchase of properties, fuel supply agreements for gas stations and disputes with vendors and former employees. Mr. Saunders has dealt with all matters quickly and professionally. He maintained excellent communication with me, his client and followed through on all matters. I'm lucky to have found such a good attorney in Park City.
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Posted by anonymous | March 26, 2015
Great legal services
I had Robert Saunders prepare some legal documents for me and take a matter to court. He was knowledgeable, responsive and well informed. The case turned out very well and I was very pleased with his representation. I plan to retain him again when I require legal services.
Posted by Jim | March 26, 2015
Results exceeded expectations
Robert's expertise and recommendations were instrumental in resolving my case. His professional approach to the case resulted in a settlement amount more than I had expected. I would retain him again if necessary and highly recommend him to others seeking a competent attorney.
Posted by anonymous | March 26, 2015
Great Attorney for Family Run Business!
Robert has provided legal counsel and advocacy for my family run business for several years. He always looks out for our best interest, and is helpful and knowledgable resource for our broad range of legal needs. He is also simply just a pleasure to work with, and I would truly recommend him to any business in need of legal guidance.
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Posted by anonymous | March 26, 2015
Very pleased Client
Robert from the very first phone call I had with him was very professional. He new exactly what I would need to do to work through the process of of a DUI Arrest. He always showed up to the court room well prepared and knowledgeable about the laws under question. I have already suggested to a friend they should use Saunders Law to help with their case. I will always recommend people to Robert. If you are in need of a DUI attorney you should plan on calling Robert.
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Posted by Sage | July 19, 2013
Ethical Professional Respectful
Mr. Saunders efficiently guided me from beginning to end and aquainted me with Utah's State Laws and Regulations. Mr. Saunders efforts will go unnoticed. A DUI charge is a huge financial and economical burden. Mr. Saunders was able to work at my pace and treated me as an individual rather than a textbook case. Mr. Saunders was prompt in returning calls and answered all of my questions no matter how repetitive I felt my questions became. Mr. Saunders acted in a professional and ethical manner and was honest about his services from consultation to post-trial. It was comforting to have a lawyer knowledgable in all different facets of the legal system. The outcome superceded an honest consultation on all levels. Definitely will hire again for different areas - of course. Highly reccommend Mr. Saunders as a DUI lawyer.
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Posted by Christina | August 22, 2012
Excellent Attorney
As the owner of a few commercial buildings, I occasionally have tenants that fall behind on rent. After hiring a few different attorneys without much success, I gave Saunders Law a try. So far, Mr. Saunders has done a great job. So far, he has successfully sued two of my old tenants and was able to recover from both of them... a task I thought was impossible.
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Posted by Tiffany | August 18, 2012
Great Contract Attorney
Great to work with! Robert was quick to respond and very knowledgeable. The lease agreement that he drafted for me was promptly and skillfully done. I would highly recommend him to anyone that asks.
Posted by Brian | July 10, 2012
Lifesaver!
Initially hired Mr. Saunders to draft a few employment and independent contractor agreements. However, within a few months, we had all of our legal matters moved over to Mr. Saunders. The work Mr. Saunders does is top notch and at least for us, we really like him as a person.
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 45 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 275-325 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 7.6 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Saunders Law, PLLC
  • 2011 - Present

Education

  • University of Maine School of Law
  • J.D.
  • 2010
  • Colby College
  • B.A.
  • 2005
  • Rowland Hall - St. Mark's
  • High School Diploma
  • 1999

Legal Cases

  • State v. M.J.
  • Charges Dismissed (Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Paraphernalia; Open Container)
  • Salt Lake County v. K.B.
  • DUI reduced to Impaired Driving (No jail or community service)
  • Park City Municipal Corp. v. E.R.
  • Charges Dismissed
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Associations

  • National College of DUI Defense's National Task Force for Alcohol and Drug Testing Devices
  • Committee member on the National Task Force
  • 2021 - Present
  • National College of DUI Defense
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • Young Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • Utah State Bar
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Clients' Choice Award
  • Avvo
  • 2015
  • Div. 1 All-American
  • NCAA
  • 2005
  • "C" Club Award
  • Colby College
  • 2003
  • Div. 1 All-American
  • NCAA
  • 2003
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Speaking Engagements

  • Molly Blooms Community Event
  • Know Your Rights: Traffic Stops
  • 2013

Attorney endorsements

Received (5)
Given (16)
Endorse Robert
DUI and DWI Attorney | Nov 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Robert; he knows his DUI stuff!"
DUI and DWI Attorney | Feb 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Business Attorney | Apr 01
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have worked with Robert on several business matters in the past 4 years. He is intelligent, knowledgable and personable. Whether it's forming and organizing a business, handling day to day transactional needs, or drafting an asset purchase agreement, I know that he is providing me with exceptional work. With no reservation, I would recommend Robert to anyone needing a business attorney."
Unknown Attorney | Apr 17
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
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Park City Real estate Lawyer Robert Allen Saunders
Robert Allen Saunders
Real estate Attorney
Park City, UT
Licensed for 11 years
Free Consultation