CASE STUDIES

Defending Utah’s former Attorney General

Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff was arrested and charged with ten felonies including receiving or soliciting bribes, accepting gifts, tampering with witnesses and evidence, and participating in a pattern of unlawful conduct. Shurtleff steadfastly asserts his innocence. Our team is defending Shurtleff against these allegations.

28 SCM Criminal Defense Supreme Court reverses convictions of real estate developers

Following a criminal jury trial, our clients were convicted of three counts of failure to file a proper tax return and one count of engaging in a pattern of unlawful activity (but acquitted of all counts of tax evasion).   An appeal to the Supreme Court of Utah resulted in the Court reversing the counts and a remand to the trial court with instructions to enter a judgment of acquittal.