Home> Find a Lawyer> Utah> Utah County >Juvenile Defense

UtahJuvenile Defense Lawyers in Utah County, Utah

In the juvenile justice system in Utah County, Utah, the primary goal is to rehabilitate the child or teenager.


The juvenile justice system also protects the public. Important differences exist between the criminal justice system in adult courts and juvenile courts.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney for a juvenile court case in or around Utah County, Utah, consider the attorney's training and experience with these types of cases.


Attorneys often provide a free consultation and charge a flat rate for attorney fees and costs for juvenile delinquency and criminal defense cases.


Many of the top juvenile defense attorneys in the United States belong to the National Juvenile Defender Center (NJDC). Created in 1999, NJDC supports criminal defense attorneys who represent children in juvenile court. In 2005, the National Juvenile Defender Center separated from the American Bar Association (ABA) to become an independent organization.


NJDC gives juvenile defense attorneys a platform to exchange information, build partnerships, improve advocacy skills and participate in the national debate over juvenile justice.


The mission of the NJDC is to "promote justice for all children by ensuring excellence in juvenile defense." Learn more about the NJDC.

Learn More

Casey Hoyer

Casey Hoyer
Hoyer Law Firm
West, 2975 Executive Pkwy #204
Lehi, UT 84043
Licensed for 7 years, Casey Hoyer is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

James Lee

James Lee
Liberty Law, PLLC
21 East 100 North, Suite 202
American Fork, UT 84003
Licensed for 13 years, James Lee is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Dennis W. Pawelek

Dennis W. Pawelek
Pawelek & Gale Attorneys at Law
2155 N. Freedom Blvd.
Provo, UT 84604
Dennis W. Pawelek is a Criminal Defense and Juvenile Defense lawyer... read more >

Richard Gale

Richard Gale
Pawelek & Gale Attorneys at Law
2155 N. Freedom Blvd
Provo, UT 84604
Licensed for 21 years, Richard Gale is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Stephen Andrew Knowlton

Stephen Andrew Knowlton
Stephen A Knowlton Attorney at Law
835 west 400 north Suite 103
Orem, UT 84057
Licensed for 15 years, Stephen Andrew Knowlton is a Criminal Defense and Divorce lawyer... read more >

Lajuana Patrice Acklin

Lajuana Patrice Acklin
Myler Disability
PO Box 127
Lehi, UT 84043
Licensed for 10 years, Lajuana Patrice Acklin is a Real Estate Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School ... read more >

David C Heier

David C Heier
Heier Law, Pllc
1329 South 800 East Suite 249
Orem, UT 84097
David C Heier is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michael D Esplin

Michael D Esplin
Esplin/Weight
290 W Center St
Provo, UT 84601
Michael D Esplin is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
Showing attorneys 1–8 out of 8

Search Counties Near Utah County

Juvenile Defense Specialty Areas

Board Certification

National Association of Counsel for Children - NACC is accredited by the ABA to certify attorneys as child welfare law specialists and works to improve the quality of legal representation of children in dependency, juvenile delinquency, and family law cases.



Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

For more than 20 years, the UACDL has worked to improve the profession and reform the Utah criminal justice system. Today the organization has grown to more than 500 members including many of the top criminal defense attorneys in Utah. The UACDL offices located in Salt Lake City, Utah.


Toggle comparison tool
Remove {attorney_name} from compare list
Remove {attorney_name} from favorite list
Loading...
Saving...