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Michael Houtz

Michael Houtz

Helgesen, Houtz & Jones
  • Civil Rights, Estate Planning, Medical Malpractice ...
  • Utah
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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
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Medical Malpractice
Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Social Security Disability
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Public Benefits
  • Free Consultation
    Up to 30 minutes
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Any Major Credit Card
  • Contingent Fees
    25%-33% depending on the type of case
  • 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
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  • English
Professional Experience
Helgesen, Houtz & Jones
- Current
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 University
J.D. (1989) | Law
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New York University
M.A. (1986) | French Studies
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Brigham Young University
B.A. (1982) | European Studies
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Professional Associations
Weber County Bar Association
- Current
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Utah State Bar  # 05854
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Contact & Map
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
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