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With more than 27 years of experience, Susanne Gustin is a criminal defense trial attorney solo practitioner. She has grown to become a steadfast and reliable source advocate for her clients.

Her experience in the criminal law system representing high-profile cases as well as her less popular cases has made her a highly sought after attorney in her field.



Susanne received her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Political Science and Middle East Studies with a minor in Hebrew from the University of Utah in 1987, and her Juris Doctor from the University Of Utah School Of Law on 1991.


Legal Background

Upon receiving her license to practice law in Utah, Susanne Gustin gained experience working in the public defender’s office.  In this position, she worked on drug cases, child sex crimes, murder, and various other serious felonies. After starting her own private practice in 1998, Susanne has continued defending clients accused of sex crimes, violent crimes, drug offenses, and theft cases.


Group Memberships

Susanne Gustin is a member of the honor societies, Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi. Also, she is a member of the Utah Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys for which she served as president in 2002. Susanne serves as a Utah State Bar Commissioner.  In addition to this, Susanne served as president of the David K. Watkiss-Sutherland II Inns of Court.



Susanne Gustin has received recognition for stellar performance in her field. Most recently, Susanne was recognized as a Legal Elite in Criminal Defense by Utah Business Magazine. Martindale-Hubbel awarded Susanne with the highest AV-Rating. Also, she is listed as one of the top 100 lawyers in the Top 100 Trial Lawyers' Association



Contact info:

(801) 243-2814



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Susanne Gustin - America's Top 50 Lawyer - Criminal Law - Utah

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