Criminal Defense Attorney


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Over 15 Years’ Experience in Criminal Law

Protecting Your Freedoms

Jarom Bangerter is an experienced criminal defense attorney, here to protect your freedoms.

Jarom will help you understand your legal rights and options. Jarom has handled virtually every form of criminal charges: theft, drug possession, DUI, sex crimes, assault, terrorism, domestic violence, gun crimes, animal cruelty charges, you name it – we’ve seen it, and can work with you on the best resolution to the matter.

Let Bangerter Law Firm’s experience, passion for excellence, and drive to succeed work for you. 

Criminal Defense Attorney

About Jarom Bangerter

Custom Solutions

Jarom has settled thousands of felony and misdemeanor cases with successful results. As a former prosecutor, Jarom has unique insights and valuable knowledge of the criminal justice system and how to fight it. He will develop a unique and effective strategy for each of his clients.

Open Communication

When you are charged with a crime, it can be a very difficult and nerve-wracking experience. Jarom does everything in his power to lessen your stress, answer all of your questions, and openly explain each part of the process, so you can understand where your case stands at all times.

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Criminal Defense in Utah

Practice Areas

DUI Defense

Marijuana Defense

Criminal Defense

Sex Offenses

Domestic Violence

Frequently ASked

You Probably Have Questions

What does a criminal defense lawyer do?

As a criminal defense lawyer, Jarom will take the time to get to know you and understand every detail of the case.  Jarom will obtain all the evidence if your case – the police reports, videos, toxicology reports, witness statements and all other information that State has in their case.  He will find the best path forward keeping in mind what each client’s goal is in the case.  If the case needs to go to trial, Jarom will prepare the case for a jury or the judge with every defense available.  Jarom will negotiate on your behalf, stand with you in all court hearings and advocate for your freedom.  

Above all, Jarom believes in keeping his clients up-to-date in their cases, understanding their rights, and explaining all legal options to them.

What is the difference between a prosecutor and a defense attorney?

As a defense attorney, Jarom represents the person, or persons, who have been accused of a crime. His objective, if said case goes to trial, is to defend his client against the prosecutor’s case. On the other hand, a prosecutor represents the city, county, or state in criminal cases. Generally speaking, they are a representative of the District Attorney.

How can a defense attorney help in a personal injury case?

The major factor in a personal injury case, is proving who is at fault. Jarom is a defense attorney who has experience negotiating with insurance companies, as well as communicating with other involved parties on his clients’ behalf. In addition, Jarom is knowledgeable in personal injury cases, and can put an accurate monetary value on your injury, so that you can pursue a settlement.

Should I hire a DUI attorney to represent me?

Yes. The state of Utah has the lowest BAC limit for drivers vs. all other states in the U.S. The nationwide average BAC limit for drivers is 0.08, in Utah, the BAC limit for drivers is 0.05. Jarom is a DUI defense attorney who will work to reduce charges, get a reduced sentence, or help get DUI charges totally dropped.

How much does a defense lawyer cost?

The exact cost of law services depend entirely on the particulars of your case. Jarom understands that you may not have the necessary funds readily available at the time of service, so he offers a range of different rates, structures, and payment plans for all his clients.  Jarom’s prices are competitive for the level of services provided.  Jarom offers flat fee representations that include all hearings, motions and even trial.  You will not have unexpected expenses.  

If I am guilty, should I hire a defense lawyer?

Absolutely! The purpose of a defense lawyer is to understand all implications of your case.  A reduction or shift to a different type of charge may allow you to keep your job, your license, your home, scholarship, etc.  Each case is unique and each client’s goals are unique.  It is important to have someone on your side that can get you to where you want to be.  


Jarom took my case with conviction. He is very proactive and shows a true passion to ensure I get the best results. I could not be more happy with his work and recommend him highly.”