Salt Lake City, Utah Criminal Defense Attorneys
Law Firm OverviewBrass & Cordova is a criminal defense law firm based in Salt Lake City, Utah providing legal representation to clients facing criminal charges throughout the state of Utah. The firm has a strong reputation for excellence, and has earned multiple professional distinctions and accolades. Prior to becoming a defense attorney, firm partner Kim Cordova served as a prosecutor for the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office for nearly a decade, which has provided her with valuable insight into how prosecutors put together their cases as well as how to most effectively counter their arguments.
The highly skilled and experienced attorneys at Brass & Cordova have helped numerous clients defend against a wide variety of criminal charges at both state and federal levels. Senior partner Edward K. Brass has been a criminal defense attorney for well over 30 years and his experience as a trial lawyer for hundreds of jury trials has earned him a reputation for being one of the state’s leading criminal defense attorneys, a distinction awarded to him by his peers for over 15 years running. In addition to their highly successful criminal defense practice, Brass & Cordova also have experience handling cases involving personal injury and wrongful death.
Facing criminal charges can be an extremely daunting experience. Every day, society and the media work hand in hand to mount more and more pressure onto lawmakers and authorities, pushing for longer sentences and harsher penalties. This pressure can often cause authorities to overlook important procedures and potentially infringe upon the rights that are guaranteed to you by the legal system. The team of dedicated professionals at Brass & Cordova will fight aggressively on your behalf to make sure that your rights are protected and that your case is resolved with the best possible outcome.
Areas of Law
Additional Areas of Law: Aggravated Sexual Assault; Aggravated Sexual Solicitation; Sex Abuse of a Child; Exploitation of a Minor; Failure to Register as a Sex Offender; Internet Crimes; Internet Fraud; Solicitation of a Minor over the Internet; Securities Fraud; Communication Fraud; Forgeries; Discharge of a Firearm; Issuing a Bad Check; Possession or Intent to Distribute; Environmental Crimes; Gang Related Crimes; Conspiracy; Insider Trading; Financial Fraud; Kickbacks; Communication Fraud; Phone and Telemarketing Fraud; Mail Fraud; Forgeries; Counterfeiting; Bankruptcy Fraud; Mortgage Fraud; Healthcare Fraud; Hedge Fund Fraud; Government Fraud; Tax Evasion; Environmental Law Violations; Trade Secret Theft; Swimming Pool Accidents; Dog Bites; Elder Abuse and Neglect.
Areas of Law Description
- Criminal Law
Brass & Cordova provides high quality, comprehensive criminal defense representation to adults and juveniles in Salt Lake City and throughout Utah. Our firm's experience in both prosecution and defense gives us unique insight into the criminal justice system.
- Internet Crimes
Brass & Cordova provides criminal defense representation to clients facing felony and misdemeanor charges in federal and state courts in Salt Lake City and throughout Utah. Our experience includes cases involving Internet crimes, which often carry severe penalties in the event of conviction and always require strong defense counsel with a thorough knowledge of the complex state and federal laws governing use of the Internet.
- White Collar Crimes
The Salt Lake City defense team at Brass & Cordova has expertise in white collar criminal matters, and has successfully represented many Utah businesspeople, public officials, and individuals charged with fraud-related offenses in federal and state courts.
- Aggravated Assault
Aggravated assault is assault using a dangerous weapon, or assault using other means or force likely to produce death or serious bodily injury. If serious bodily injury results, the offense will likely be charged as a second degree felony, and if there is no bodily injury, the offense is usually charges as a third degree felony.
Robbery charges involve the alleged unlawful and intentional taking or attempt to take another person's property against his will by use of force or fear with the intent of depriving the person permanently or temporarily of the property.
- Felony Theft
Theft of property valued at $5,000 or more is classified as a second degree felony, and theft of property worth more than $1,000 but less than $5,000 is classified as a third degree felony.
Mr. Edward K. Brass
Criminal Defense, Criminal Law
Ms. Kim Cordova
Criminal Defense, Criminal Law
- Utah State Bar
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