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Steven Glenn Shapiro

Criminal defense Attorney at Salt Lake City, UT

5.0   34 reviews
Free consultation Virtual consultation available
Free consultation Virtual consultation available
  • State Years
    Utah - UT 31 years
    Idaho - ID 15 years
    Washington - WA 15 years
  • Licensed for 31 years
    State UT
    Acquired 1992
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 15 years
    State ID
    Acquired 2009
    Status
    Inactive No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 15 years
    State WA
    Acquired 2009
    Status
    Inactive No misconduct found

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

About Steven

Learn Steven’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    30%
    Exclusive focus on Criminal Defense: Drug Crimes, Sexual Offenses, Assault, Homicide, Forgery, Fraud, Person Crimes, Property Crimes, Protective Order Violations, Probation Violations, DUI.

    31 years, 1,500 cases

  2. Domestic violence
    20%
    Extensive experience in all types of Domestic Violence related offenses including assault, dv in presence of child, criminal mischief, stalking, violation of protective order etc.

    31 years, 500 cases

  3. Sex crime
    20%
    Extensive experience with Internet sex offenses, possession of child pornography, child sex offenses, sexual battery, unlawful sexual activity, rape.

    31 years, 100 cases

  4. Violent crime
    20%
    Extensive experience in all types of violent crimes ranging from Simple Assault to Manslaughter, Vehicular Homicide and Murder.

    31 years, 200 cases

  5. Federal crime
    10%

    31 years, 15 cases

TRUSTED BY CLIENTS. RESPECTED BY JUDGES AND PROSECUTORS. EXPERIENCED, EFFECTIVE CRIMINAL DEFENSE.

Exclusive focus on Criminal Defense in State and Federal Courts:  Drug Crimes, Sex Crimes, Internet Sexual Offenses, Person Crimes, Property Crimes, DUI.

Awards

Client's Choice 2017,2015
Client's Choice
2017 2015
Top Contributor 2012
Top Contributor
2012

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Location

Shapiro & Shapiro, PLLC
6040 s Fashion Blvd, Ste 200
Salt Lake City, UT, 84107

Reviews

5.0 / 5.0
  34 customer reviews
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Client's Choice 2017
Client's Choice
Client's Choice is an Avvo award granted to attorneys with a significant number of client reviews over 4 stars in a given year.
Posted by J.R | May 8, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Resolved my Felonies
Steven was referred to me by friend who had her felonies resolved with no jail time. Well long story short after after I absconded for 2 years on my 4th PV for 2nd Degree felony drug case, 3rd degree theft (Stolen Car)? My P.O in SL recommended 365 close case. After I I hired Steven out of California he was able to set me up a video court within 11 days after hiring Steven Shapiro my case was terminated fines transferred to California. No probation, no drug test, no warrants. Words can’t explain how delightfully surprised I was by his capabities of demanding an audience from Judge Blanch and and the prosecutors via video court from California! I hired Steven April 20th 2020 and case was resolved by May 1st. Yes I’ve hired other attorneys, can’t say I ever received service so legit, quick and hands on. Even thru this Covid Pandemic. Once again Thank you for your Super Serivce to say the least . JR
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Posted by anonymous | December 3, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great Lawyer
Straight forward and to the point. Has great connections and he doesn’t beat around the bush when he talks. He’s the real deal and I am so happy that I found him. Highly recommend him!
Posted by Liz | September 12, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Thank you Steven Shapiro!
I was fortunate to get a referral for Steven in a time of need. Steven was professional, caring and very helpful from start to finish. I could tell I was dealing with a professional with expertise in the field. Steven always took the time to call me in the phone or meet with me in person when needed and always gave me honest and helpful advice, and spoke articulately and professionally in court with me throughout several appointments. I would recommend Mr. Shapiro to anyone in need of an excellent lawyer. If he can’t meet your specific needs, I have no doubt that he could refer to another lawyer who can. Thank you for all of your help Steven!
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Posted by Jo | July 13, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Review for Stephen Shapirp
I reside out of state and needed a attorney to assist a family member who was in desperate need. Mr. Shapiro went out of his way to obtain information for me to include visiting my loved one to assure me that she was alright since I was unable to obtain any information. This information was helpful both on an emotional level and provided pertinent facts. He offered his services, but was never pushy about hiring him. He is direct, knowledgeable, and stays in contact with his client. It is obvious that he is respected in the courtroom and we are very satisfied with the outcome and his representation. I highly reccomend Mr. Shapito. He truly is a attorney you would want to represent you in a time of need. Thanks Mr. Shapiro@
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Managing Partner
  • Shapiro & Shapiro, PLLC
  • 2011 - Present
  • Lead Attorney-Criminal Law Section
  • Keith Barton & Assoc.
  • 2008 - 2011
  • Felony Trial Attorney
  • Salt Lake Legal Defender Assoc.
  • 1995 - 2008
  • Associate Attorney
  • Clyde, Pratt & Snow
  • 1992 - 1995
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Education

  • J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young Univ.
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1992
  • Brigham Young University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1989

Sample of Legal Cases

  • State v. (Private)
  • Case dismissed
  • State v. (Private)
  • All Charges Dismissed
  • State v. (Private)
  • Not Guilty Jury Trial Verdict
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Associations

  • Idaho State Bar
  • Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2000 - Present
  • Utah State Bar
  • Member
  • 1992 - Present
  • Utah State Bar, Young Lawyers Section
  • Chair -Long Range Planning Committee
  • 1998 - 1999
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 1998 - 2002
  • Utah State Bar, Young Lawyers Section
  • Executive Council
  • 1997 - 1998
  • Utah State Bar, Young Lawyers Section
  • Executive Council Member
  • 1996 - 1997
  • Utah State Bar, Young Lawyers Section
  • Chair- Tuesday Night Bar Committee
  • 1996 - 1997
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Honors and Awards

  • 2015 Utah Legal Elite--Criminal Law
  • Utah Business Magazine
  • 2015
  • Member
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • 2015
  • 2014 Utah Legal Elite -- Criminal Law
  • Utah Business Magazine
  • 2014
  • 2013 Utah Legal Elite--Criminal Law
  • Utah Business Magazine
  • 2012
  • Appointed Mentor
  • Supreme Court of Utah
  • 2009
  • Graduate
  • National Criminal Defense College-Trial Practice Institute
  • 1996
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Speaking Engagements

  • UACDL Annual Conference
  • Preliminary Hearings
  • 2004

Attorney endorsements

Received (14)
Given (10)
Endorse Steven
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 21
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"As an attorney I have had the opportunity to work with Mr. Shapiro on a variety of cases. He consistently demonstrates superior understanding of often complex legal issues. He is an aggressive and highly effective advocate for his clients and maintains the highest ethical standards. Many of the cases I have worked with Mr. Shapiro on have required immediate action. Mr. Shapiro has always demonstrated the ability to resolve issues expeditiously and is responsive to both his clients and opposing counsel. Mr. Shapiro is among the best criminal defense lawyers in the state. I would recommend him unequivocally."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work. An excellent advocate for his clients. Works hard to present the best defense possible in every situation. Couldn't do better, in selecting an attorney for your criminal case."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 17
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I was a felony prosecutor for many years and worked with Steven on many cases over the years. He was always a formidable oppenent in the courtroom. He was also a passionate and effective advocate for his clients at all times whether in court or negotiations. I highly recommend Steven as a criminal defense attorney."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Steven. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Criminal defense Attorney | Nov 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Sep 19
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 15
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 27
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Shapiro is a powerhouse in the courtroom. His experience and knowledge of the law makes him a very formidable opponent to the state."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Dec 11
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Steven is dedicated, experienced and cares about his clients. We have practiced together for at least 16 years and I have had the opportunity to observe his advocacy and skill. He would be an excellent choice for a criminal defense lawyer in Utah."
Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Highly experienced lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 06
Relationship: Co-worker
"If I was charged with a crime I'd hire Steve as my attorney. I've worked as a prosecutor, public defender and private attorney and Steve is one of the very best I've seen anywhere. Out of the hundreds of attorneys I've worked with or against, Steve is the one I'd put my faith in if I had my freedom at risk. There is no BS with Steve. He is direct and knows what he is talking about. He gets real results and knows how to fight and how to bargin. Results matter and he has a team of attorneys and staff in place that he will use to get best outcome possible. He has the respect of his peers and the judges and that makes a real deference in getting results."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 03
Relationship: Co-worker
"I was privileged to work with Steve. Steve was my supervising attorney. He is an excellent attorney that understands the issues and gets to the heart of the problem quickly. Steven works hard for his clients, understands the system, and is a very effective advocate. I would highly recommend Steven."
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Salt Lake City Criminal defense Lawyer Steven Glenn Shapiro
Steven Glenn Shapiro
Criminal defense Attorney
Salt Lake City, UT
Licensed for 31 years
Free Consultation
Virtual consultation available