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Michael Holje

Michael Holje

Brown, Bradshaw and Moffat L.L.P.
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence ...
  • Utah, Utah
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Michael Holje has been an attorney at Brown, Bradshaw & Moffat, LLP since 2003. His practice includes criminal defense, related administrative and professional licensing matters, and actions before the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole. He regularly defends both felony and misdemeanor charges, including sex offenses, assault, domestic violence, theft, DUI, and drug and alcohol offenses. Michael graduated as a William H. Leary Scholar from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. While in law school, he was an editor of the school's Journal of Land, Resources, and Environmental Law. Prior to graduation, he worked as a law clerk at the United States Attorney's Office in the criminal division and later at the Salt Lake Legal Defenders Association in the appellate division. Michael joined Brown, Bradshaw & Moffat, LLP after graduating from law school. Michael is a member of the Utah State Bar and is licensed to practice before all Utah state and federal courts, as well as the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a member of the Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Michael has served three times as a mentor for the Utah State Bar's New Lawyer Training Program and has been recognized for being on the "Pro Bono Honor Roll" for participating in Tuesday Night Bar, a free legal clinic offered in Salt Lake City. Michael has been selected by his peers as one of "Utah's Legal Elite" and was also designated as a "Mountain States Rising Star" in 2009 and 2013 by Super Lawyers.

Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
Gov & Administrative Law
Administrative Law, Election Law, Government Contracts, Government Finance, Legislative & Government Affairs
  • Free Consultation
    60 minutes free
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Mastercard, Visa, Discover, American Express
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Hourly ($190-275/hour), Retainer (sometimes)
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Brown, Bradshaw and Moffat L.L.P.
- Current
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
J.D. (2003) | Law
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University of Utah
B.A. (2000) | English
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Mountain States Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
Utah State Bar  # 09891
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Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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Articles & Publications
Drug Crimes in Utah
Some Utahns Find Their Expunged Criminal Past is Still Present
Nate Carlisle The Salt Lake Tribune
Federal Prison Sentence Vacated by Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
Angie Welling The Deseret News
Speaking Engagements
A Day in the Life of a Peon: What You Should Expect and What You Shouldn't Stand for as an Associate, New Lawyer CLE, Cleveland
Websites & Blogs
Company Website
DUI Website
Contact & Map
Brown, Bradshaw & Moffat, LLP
422 North 300 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Telephone: (801) 532-5297