Michael John Langford

Michael John Langford

  • Criminal Law, White Collar Crime
  • Utah
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Summary

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 numerous people charged with federal and state crimes. He has litigated highly complex cases, which include mortgage fraud, money laundering, ponzi scheme, racketeering, 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. He has been a past board member of the minority juvenille justice commission and the multicultural legal center. Michael currently sits on the board of the Rocky Mountain Innocence Center, the Salt Lake County Children's Justice Center, and the Henry's Fork Foundation.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • White Collar Crime
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Utah
10th Circuit
U.S. District Court, Utah
Languages
  • French: Spoken
  • Spanish: Spoken
Education
Boston College
B.A. / Political Science
Creighton University School of Law
Criminal Law and Procedure
Awards
Super Lawyer
Mountain States Super Lawyer
Criminal Defense Legal Elite
Utah Business Magazine Legal Elite
Super Lawyer
Mountain Super Lawyers
Rising Star
Mountain States Super Lawyer
Professional Associations
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Current
Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Current
American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section
Current
Salt Lake County Children's Justice Center
Board Member
- Current
Rocky Mountain Innocence Center
Board Member
- Current
Henry's Fork Foundation
Board Member
- Current
Utah State Bar
New Lawyer Mentor
- Current
Websites & Blogs
Website
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Contact & Map
43 East, 400 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
USA
Telephone: (801) 328-4090