CHRISTENSEN

- Paul R. Christensen

former prosecutor

CRIMINAL DEFENSE

801.634.2249

CRIMINAL  and  DUI  DEFENSE

The Christensen Criminal Defense Law Firm specializes in criminal defense in the state of Utah, handling the full range of simple misdemeanors to serious felony offenses.

SALT LAKE CITY CRIMINAL AND DUI LAWYER
UTAH CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY | LAWYER
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"Do not trust your life or y​our liberty to an inexperienced lawyer. I provide an aggressive defense, which may result in reduced charges, minimized penalties or dismissal. My proven record speaks for itself. "

​CHRISTENSEN CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAW FIRM

8941 South 700 East, Suite 203

Sandy, Utah 84070                                                                                            


Mr. Christensen is a relentless litigator and aggressive negotiator who will fight for every client.

​He also represents clients who are under investigation. Hiring a criminal defense lawyer during the investigation phase may be the difference between charges being filed or the case being completely closed.

He will evaluate each situation and work directly with law enforcement and the prosecution, possibly stopping charges from being filled. 


  •          Over 25 years experience exclusively in criminal litigation
  •          Former Senior Deputy County Attorney and City Prosecutor
  • ​         Former Southern Utah Bar President
  • ​         Trial experience ranging from DUI to murder
  •          Sterling litigator and aggressive negotiator
  •          Argued before the Utah Court of Appeals  
  • ​         Numerous jury and bench trials, pre-trial settlements
  •          Felony and misdemeanor trial experience 
  • ​         Former legal instructor to law enforcement


The founder of the firm, Paul R. Christensen is a former prosecutor with a wealth of litigation experience in all Utah courts, including Federal, District and Justice courts.
Mr. Christensen has a distinct advantage over other criminal defense attorneys: he has extensive knowledge and experience about the criminal justice system from both angles, as a prosecutor and as a criminal defense attorney. He knows the tactics prosecutors use and how to look for weaknesses in their cases.

Mr. Christensen's comprehensive understanding of Utah law and his knowledge of the courts result in the best possible outcome for his clients. His track record shows countless acquittals and charge reductions at and before trial.

He has successfully defended numerous clients charged with homicide, DUI, domestic violence, drug offenses, assault, child abuse, sex crimes and traffic offenses. 

Paul R. Christensen is widely regarded as one of Utah's premier criminal defense lawyers. 

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If you have been arrested for DUI, 

your license will be suspended and you are facing a short deadline to apply for a hearing to fight that suspension.

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