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Rachael Laura Whitaker

Criminal defense Attorney at West Jordan, UT

5.0   6 reviews
  • Licensed for 10 years
    State UT
    Acquired 2013
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Rachael earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from the University of Utah and received her Juris Doctorate from Arizona Summit Law School. She graduated in the top ten percent of her class and as Cum Laud with an Order of the Quill distinction.

While attending Arizona Summit Law School, a private law school located in the heart of downtown Phoenix, Rachael was distinguished from her classmates because of her notable research and analytical skills. Rachael received the Cali award, an award given to the highest grade in the class, in Worker’s Compensation. Rachael was hired by one of the largest legal research companies to assist other students and faculty members with legal research. She also had the opportunity to work as a Teaching Assistant for Civil Procedure and Contracts as well as a Research Assistant for the Dean of Teaching and Learning at Arizona Summit Law School. Rachael moved back to Utah and was admitted to the State Bar. She joined the law firm of Allan & Easton in 2013 as a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury attorney.

Rachael has extensive experience with Personal Injury cases and currently litigates on behalf of clients. She has over 10 years of experience in dealing with cases ranging from automobile accidents, motorcycle accidents, and slip and falls. She protects the rights of people who are injured, through no fault of their own. She makes the recovery process as smooth and painless as possible by guiding each case through the complicated insurance process.

Rachael offers a unique insight in to the courtroom process and preferences because of her unique experience working for several different courts. She worked at the Second District Court in Utah and the Court of Appeals in Arizona. Rachael is kind, caring, and compassionate yet an aggressive advocate in behalf of her clients.


Allan & Easton
8813 South Redwood Rd. #B
West Jordan, UT, 84088
Allan & Easton
1892 North 1120 West
Provo, UT, 84604
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905 Marshall Way Suite C
Layton, UT, 84041
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Posted by anonymous | May 21, 2024
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| Hired Attorney
one of the best criminal lawyer
Made my experience easy and handled matters very well thanks rachael and the whole team that works around me Great group!
Posted by Tina | July 3, 2018
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Rachael is an excellent lawyer. She goes above and beyond to help you. She is extremely knowledgeable and helpful. She made a difficult process so much easier. I never had to wait long for her to find answers to my questions. I felt very confidant in the outcome of my case because she was on my side.
Posted by Tim | March 27, 2017
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Highly recommend! Flawless attorney!
I highly recommend you work with Rachael Whitaker! She worked through my divorce process with me. She was professional, experienced, honest and guided me through the complexity in a very clear, simple manner. She was a flawless attorney and I'll recommend her to all my friends!
Posted by Andrew | August 2, 2016
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Excellent Lawyer & Well Versed in Family Practice
Rachael was very professional and very organized when it came to my case. I hired her on 2 separate occasions and both times I felt like my interests were always top priority. She was very good at explaining the Law and never got my hopes up to win or lose my case. She merely gave me the facts of my case and then related it to my case. There were a few issues we were going through in court that were not, and did not, fall in my favor and she was very clear about that. I was not mad at the outcome because I feel she set the right expectation from the beginning. She is very honest (which is a title that is not usually associated with attorneys), punctual for court dates and always responded to my emails in 24 to 48 hours, not including weekends, and always returned voicemails that I left. I would recommend her services to anyone seeking legal help in Family Law. I have already referred one other person since and she had the same great experience as I did.
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Posted by anonymous | December 9, 2015
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Couldn't be any better
I hired Rachael Whitaker to help me with my divorce. It was a scary and daunting process. My former spouse got an attorney and boldly lied about my nature and the nature of our separation, coming after me for more money than I had and took me right to court. Rachael was expert in dealing with my case- Incredibly knowledgeable, personable, and tactful. She represented me better than I could ask for, and my former spouse didn't get a single extra penny from me. I could not recommend her more!
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Posted by Wade | November 3, 2015
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Rachael Has My Back!
I hired Rachael to help me get sole custody of my newborn son it was a very unique and difficult case compared to other custody cases I’m not going into details about my case but I can say without a doubt if I did not find Rachael I might not have my son with me today! she went above and beyond the normal duties of an attorney she had heart and knew my son belonged with me! being a single father the task was not going to be easy, Rachael took the rains she was always their for me would always answer my phone calls, emails and updated I and my family along the way Rachael is a wonderful person to work with I knew she had my back and I was confident with her ability just not as attorney but as a humane being wanting to help me and my son live the rest of our lives together with that said she did amazing things and I and my son are home together the bond is unbreakable “we thank you Rachael Whitaker”
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Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Allan & Easton
  • 2014 - Present
  • President
  • Rachael L. Whitaker, Attorney At Law PLLC
  • 2013 - 2014
  • Intern
  • Arizona Court of Appeals, Honorable Michael J. Brown
  • 2013 - 2013


  • Phoenix School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2013


  • Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Cum Laude
  • Phoenix School of Law
  • 2013
  • Order of the Quill (Top 10% of Class)
  • Phoenix School of Law
  • 2013

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Family Attorney | Mar 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Great reviews and happy clients."
Family Attorney | Mar 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Rachael Whitaker has been a colleague of mine for a number of years. She is a prepared, hard-working true professional. It is my pleasure to endorse her and recommend her to anyone looking for a competent and effective attorney."
Criminal defense
Criminal defense
Divorce and separation

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West Jordan Criminal defense Lawyer Rachael Laura Whitaker
Rachael Laura Whitaker
Criminal defense Attorney
West Jordan, UT
Licensed for 10 years