Ian is a trial attorney with the Salt Lake Legal Defendant Association, currently assigned to the misdemeanor division. He represents clients charged with misdemeanor level offenses in the Utah Third District and Salt Lake City Justice Court. A Utah native, Ian grew up in the Salt Lake Valley and attended the University of Utah for undergraduate studies. Ian attended the S.J. Quinney College of Law, graduating with honors in May 2014.
During and since law school, Ian has been dedicated to serving indigent and low-income clients with their legal issues. His first job post-law school was as a civil legal aid attorney in Montana, representing clients in family law matters. Ian began his career as a public defender with SLLDA in March 2015. He has represented hundreds of clients and taken numerous cases to jury trial.
When not in court or meeting with clients, Ian can often be found in Utah’s world renowned wilderness. He is an avid skier, hiker, backpacker, and brews his own beer.