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Michael J Langford

801-328-4090
Michael J Langford
The Law Office Of Michael J Langford, P.C.
43 East, 400 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
www.langfordlegal.com
Phone: 801-328-4090
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About Michael J Langford

Michael's passion is representing people at all stages of the criminal defense process in federal and state court. To that end, he has effectively and zealously defended countless people charged with federal and state crimes. He has litigated highly complex cases, which include mortgage fraud, money laundering, ponzi scheme, racketeering, homicide, and conspiracy to distribute controlled substanc... read more »

Biography

Michael's passion is representing people at all stages of the criminal defense process in federal and state court. To that end, he has effectively and zealously defended countless people charged with federal and state crimes.

He has litigated highly complex cases, which include mortgage fraud, money laundering, ponzi scheme, racketeering, homicide, and conspiracy to distribute controlled substances.

Michael recently argued a complex double jeopardy issue before the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. He has been selected by the Utah Federal District Court to be a member of the Criminal Justice Act Panel.

In addition, he also has been selected to serve as conflict trial counsel for the Salt Lake Defender's Association. Although his practice is based in Salt Lake City, Utah, he has also defended people throughout the country in federal and state court. 

While in law school he clerked at the U.S. Attorney's Office, the Salt Lake Legal Defender's Association, and the Pottawattamie County Attorney's Office.

He is a graduate of the National Criminal Defense College(NCDC) and the Stetson University White Collar Criminal Defense College. Michael currently sits on the boards of the Rocky Mountain Innocence Center, the Salt Lake County Children's Justice Center, and the Henry's Fork Foundation.

He has been a past board member of the minority juvenille justice commission and the multicultural legal center.

He has been selected as one of Utah's top criminal defense attorneys by both Utah Business Magazine and SuperLawyers. 

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Contact Information

Michael J Langford -
The Law Office Of Michael J Langford, P.C.
43 East, 400 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
www.langfordlegal.com
Phone Numbers:
  • Office: 801-328-4090
  • Fax: 801-746-5613

Practice Areas

Area of Practice % Focus
Criminal Defense100.00%
Marijuana Defense100.00%

Credentials

Bar Licenses

State Status Year Acquired
Utah Member in Good Standing 2003

Work Experience

Position Duration
Law Office of Michael J. Langford P.C. 2006 – present

Education

School Major Degree Year Graduated
Creighton University School of Law JD 2002
Boston College Political Science Bachelors 1996

Associations

Position Organization Duration
Member National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws 2014 – present
Member National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 2003 – present
Rocky Mountain Innocence Center present
Salt Lake County Children's Justice Center present
Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (UACDL) present

Awards and Recognitions

Recognition Granting Organization Year
Legal Elite Utah Business Magazine 2014
Super Lawyer-Criminal Defense Super Lawyers 2014
Super Lawyer-Criminal Defense Super Lawyers 2013

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