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Wasatch Advocates provides a full range of legal services to the criminally accused and consumers who face overbearing pressure from big banks and mortgage lenders.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 20%
    8 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 20%
    8 years
  3. Foreclosure: 20%
    8 years
  4. DUI & DWI: 20%
    8 years
  5. Bankruptcy: 20%
    8 years



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Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Matthew G. Wadsworth

    Abe is superb in the areas of commercial/residential litigation suing lenders and banks. Great contemporary and we practice in similar areas. Very knowledgeable and personable.


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  • Aria Nejad

    Mr. Bates is an attorney I confidently endorse to anyone in need of effective counsel. He is a fearless, dedicated and zealous advocate for all his clients. As a fellow attorney, I model myself after his strong example. You can't go wrong hiring an attorney like Mr. Bates.


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Contact info

The Law Offices of Abraham C. Bates

4525 Wasatch Boulevard
Suite 300
Salt Lake City, UT, 84124


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pro Bono Case of the YearUtah State Bar2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Legislative AideUnited States Congress1997 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
Utah Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Piersall v. MILA, MERS, eTitle Insurance, et al.Wasatch Advocates secured the first-ever MERS-related foreclosure injunction in the state of Utah.
Cancelled ForeclosureBank of America permanently cancelled the foreclosure sale on the family's home.
State v. Lopez et. al.Dismissed against three co-defendants on a motion to suppress evidence in 4th District Court in Provo.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A