Utah Criminal Defense Lawyers: Bautisa, Overson & Stewart

A Battle Tested Trial Attorney

Is the only clout that matters in a courtroom


Dealing with a complex criminal legal system can be difficult and confusing for most people.  It is critical that you hire an experienced defense attorney who will protect you every step of the way.  Hire a criminal defense attorney who’s been there and knows what they’re doing — someone who won’t be intimidated or back down.

For more than 15 years, our attorneys have fought for clients in complex criminal and civil litigation. We are ready to stand by your side and aggressively protect your rights. Our attorneys regularly defend clients in matters related to DUI, theft, gun possession, narcotics crimes, domestic violence, assault and battery, murder, and sexual crimes.

If you have been arrested, are the target of an investigation, or find yourself in the middle of a legal battle, contact us today. One of our attorneys will personally sit down with you and clearly explain your situation, what you can expect, and what your best course of defense is.


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Darwin Overson

Darwin is a native of Utah with deep family roots going back before statehood. He was raised in West Jordan by a tenacious single mother who instilled in him the courage to fight for his beliefs, even if it meant standing alone. Darwin has obtained favorable results for clients in thousands of civil and criminal cases, and has argued over 2,000 motions in addition to his work as a trial attorney.

Rudy J. Bautista

Rudy J. Bautista is a 1991 graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy and a 1999 graduate of the Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark School of Law. Mr. Bautista has represented more than 5,000 clients over the course of his legal career, and has successfully avoided the death penalty in five cases. After leaving a career as a Merchant Marine officer, Mr. Bautista has practiced criminal defense exclusively since 1999.

Andrew A. Stewart

Family law and divorce attorney Andrew A. Stewart has a strong academic record and holds a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Utah College of Law, where he graduated with Honors in May 2009.

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