Attorneys

Sharon Fields

Sharon Fields has been practicing Criminal Law since graduating in 1996 from the University of Utah College of Law. Ms. Fields knows "the system," and gets excellent results for her clients due to her experience on both sides: as a prosecutor and now as an aggressive and successful criminal defense lawyer. She has been a trial lawyer handling every type of criminal case from speeding tickets to homicide over the past seventeen (17) years.

She began her career as a public defender for juveniles in Salt Lake County, Utah. In 2000, she was appointed as an Assistant City Prosecutor for the City of Salt Lake where she handled hundreds of DUIs, domestic violence cases and business corruption cases in the Utah State District Court. In 2001, Ms. Fields was recruited to work as a Deputy District Attorney for the Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office. She also worked on various felony specialty teams, including the Gang Team, Drug Enforcement Team and Major Felony Team. Sharon was next chosen as a trial attorney for Sex Charges on the Special Victim's Unit – Adult and Child Sexual Assault Prosecution.

In 2005, Ms. Fields relocated to Washington state where she was appointed as a Senior Deputy (Felony) Prosecuting Attorney in the Whatcom County Prosecutor's Attorney's Office in Bellingham, Washington. As a defense attorney and prosecutor, she has successfully handled hundreds of felony cases including cases of homicide, rape, child sexual molestation, and aggravated assault and thousands of misdemeanor and juvenile cases over the years.

Sharon has developed a reputation for aggressive defense as well as great attorney-client relationships. She has successfully handled countless cases where clients have been suspected of, or charged with a crime. Personally handling or consulting on each case, she has earned an excellent reputation for protecting clients' constitutional rights and providing a thorough, thoughtful defense.

Successful defense against criminal charges requires an experienced defense attorney. If you have been arrested (or approached by law enforcement for investigation), you need a criminal defense attorney to advise and represent you from the very beginning. Call us for a free consultation today.

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John Gleason

John Gleason holds a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Utah College of Law, Salt Lake City, Utah and a Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University - Chico. John also studied philosophy and theology in the Dominican tradition at Blackfriars Studium at Oxford University in England.

John comes to practice as defense attorney and trial lawyer after a long career as a Software Engineer for various companies, including multiple Fortune 500 companies.

John worked as an intern at the Public Defender’s office in Salt Lake County handling adult misdemeanor cases and writing briefs and felony appeals. He also assisted in legally advocating for the mentally ill with the Legal Center for People with Disabilities. John’s passion for justice also led him to work extensively with the Rocky Mountain Innocence Project in Salt Lake City on homicide convictions.

John focuses on representing individuals in the following areas:

  • All Misdemeanors
  • DUI
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Domestic Violence
  • Driving-related offenses
  • Probation Hearings (especially deferred prosecution DUIs)
  • Record Vacation or Expungement
  • Juvenile cases

Successful defense against criminal charges requires an aggressive defense attorney. If you have been arrested (or approached by law enforcement for investigation), you need a criminal defense attorney to advise and represent you from the very beginning. Call us today to schedule a free consultation.

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