Michael Houtz

Helgesen, Houtz & Jones
Contact: 801.479.4777
Law School: Brigham Young University
Jurisdiction: Utah


About Michael Houtz
Michael Houtz graduated from BYU in 1984 with a B.A. degree in European studies. Before returning to BYU where he received his J.D. Law degree in 1989, he received a masters degree in French Studies from New York University. After graduating law school, he served as a clerk for the Arizona Court of appeals. He then returned to Utah and started his career working as an attorney for Helgesen, Houtz & Jones in Ogden in 1991. The firm made him a partner in 1996.

Michael Houtz is one of the best Social Security Disability lawyers in the state of Utah. It is a rare occasion for him to lose a Social Security Disability Case. Michael's practice is focused on Social Security Disability, Personal Injury, Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts, Medical Malpractice and Family Law.

He met his wife while serving as a missionary in France. He is now the proud father of five children. Together with his family, he loves to travel. They are avid Yankee fans and have attending many baseball games in Yankee Stadium.

Michael Houtz loves to compete in sporting activities. He played baseball in college and continues to compete by running in marathons across the United States. He has participated in the famous New York Marathon and together has finished 22 marathons, most people would be content with just one.
Practice Areas
  • Civil Rights
  • Estate Planning
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Social Security Disability/SSI
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Public Benefits
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    • Any Major Credit Card
  • Contingent Fees
    • 25%-33% depending on the type of case
  • Free Consultation
    • Up to 30 minutes
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    • $180-$220/hour, sometimes retainers are required. Social Security Disability, there are no fees unless you win your case
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Professional Experience
Attorney, Helgesen, Houtz & Jones
Michael Houtz is known as one of the best Social Security Disability Lawyers in the State of Utah. He also specializes in Personal Injury, Trusts, Contracts and Agreements, and Medical Malpractice.
Brigham Young UniversityJ.D. (1989)Law
New York UniversityM.A. (1986)French Studies
Brigham Young UniversityB.A. (1982)European Studies
Professional Associations
Member, Weber County Bar Association
Member, Utah State Bar


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Helgesen, Houtz & Jones Ogden Office
5732 South 1475 East
Ogden, UT 84403
Telephone: 801.479.4777
Fax: 801.479.4804
Helgesen, Houtz & Jones Davis Office
1513 N. Hill Field Road
Suite #3
Layton, UT 84041
Telephone: 801.479.4777