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Ian Quiel

Ian Quiel

Public Defender at Salt Lake Legal Defender Association
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence ...
  • Utah
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Cliff Venable
Cliff Venable February 19, 2020
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Ian is one of the best lawyers in the State. He is respected around the State for his ability to get great results for his clients.
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Ian Quiel is an experienced, respected, and professional trial attorney and public defender. Ian has successfully represented thousands of clients facing misdemeanor and felony charges.

Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    DUI & DWI
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
    White Collar Crime
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  • Skype
  • Zoom
  • Microsoft Teams
  • WebEx
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Utah State Bar
ID Number: 15232
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10th Circuit
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Trial Attorney
Strong & Hanni
Trial Attorney
Salt Lake Legal Defender Association
Public defender for Salt Lake County.
Intern Prosecutor
Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office
The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
J.D. | Law
Honors: J.D. with honors Utah Law Review
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Professional Associations
Utah State Bar
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Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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Speaking Engagements
“Know Before You Crawl”, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
Young Alumni Association
Panelist and presenter at event giving first-year law students an introduction to legal networking, law firms, and the legal industry.
Trial Practice Institute Graduate
National Criminal Defense College
Utah Law License
Utah State Bar
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4 Questions Answered
Q. Recently applied for expungement and received a denial letter. Says 77-40-105(5)(C) can anybody explain?
A: Depending on your history, you could file motions in those class B cases to reduce them to lower level offenses and become eligible for expungement. It’s called a 402 reduction. An attorney could definitely help with this and might be preferable, as this involves a lot of paperwork and court filings.
Q. I was protesting recently and got arrested and charged with indecent public display.
A: The answer would depend on which municipality issued your SOB license. It also depends on what exactly you are being charged with. An arrest or conviction could possibly impact your license. You should contact an attorney immediately if you have been charged in connection with the recent protests. Many lawyers, myself included, are offering no-cost consultations to people arrested or charged in the recent protests.
Q. PO Violation due to COVID: Had to violate No Contact PO due to exposure of minor son to COVID.
A: Based on these facts, you could have an excellent defense. If your only communication was regarding a potential emergency (exposure to COVID-19), I suggest hiring an attorney to explain this to the DA and fight the case, if necessary.
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Contact & Map
Salt Lake Legal Defender Association
275 East 200 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Telephone: (801) 532-5444
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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