Utah Trial Lawyers

Bugden & Isaacson, LLC, is a Utah law firm based in Salt Lake City. The firm is known for providing clients throughout the state of Utah with quality legal representation in criminal and administrative matters. Our experienced attorneys represent criminal defendants facing a range of charges, including drug crimes, DUIs, sex offenses, and white collar crimes. We also capably handle an array of administrative law matters, including Department of Child and Family Services and professional licensing cases.

At Bugden & Isaacson, our trial lawyers are known for taking on - and winning - tough, high-profile cases. We have a reputation among local judges and prosecutors for consistently demonstrating high-quality trial preparation and aggressive courtroom advocacy.

In his over four decades of experience practicing law, partner Walter F. Bugden, Jr. has tried over 220 jury trials. In recognition of his work, national directory of attorneys Martindale-Hubbell has awarded him its coveted AV Preeminent rating, indicating preeminent legal ability and the highest ethical standards. Partner Tara L. Isaacson has been a criminal law attorney for over 24 years, obtaining acquittals in 31  jury trials, and has argued cases before the Utah Supreme Court and the Utah Court of Appeals.  Both attorneys are fellows with the American College of Trial Lawyers. 

Bugden & Isaacson is ranked in the Best Law Firms by U.S. News and World Report as a Tier 1 firm for Criminal Defense in both general and white-collar practice. These rankings feature law firms given consistently impressive performance ratings by clients and peers.

We believe that communicating effectively with our clients is critical to the success of every case we take on, and we provide clear and accurate information at each step in the legal process. Our attorneys will work closely with you throughout the duration of your representation, responding promptly to all client inquiries and fully preparing you for every hearing. To learn more about our services, or to speak with an experienced trial lawyer about your case, call Bugden & Isaacson, LLC today at (801) 467-1700.

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Office Location

  • Salt Lake City Office

    Address

    445 East 200 South
    Suite 150
    Salt Lake City, Utah 84111

Reviews & Ratings

  • 5.0/5.0

    A great lawyer

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  • 5.0/5.0

    I have referred over 20 challenging criminal matters to Ms. Isaacson in the last 8-10 years. Reports back from the referred clients have to each one been very favorable to outstanding. Note : I have not been contacted nor solicited by Ms....
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  • 5.0/5.0

    Definitely "AV" material

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  • 5.0/5.0

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