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Utah Criminal Defense Lawyers

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After you’ve been charged with a crime in Utah, or after a family member has been arrested and taken into custody, your very first step should be contacting a skilled criminal defense attorney who has experience handling cases like yours. When your personal freedom is on the line, strategic and aggressive legal representation can make the difference between spending months or years in jail or prison, and resuming your everyday life with friends and family.

Utah defense lawyer Darwin Overson, founder of the law offices of Overson & Sheen, has over 16 years of experience representing adult and juvenile defendants who have been arrested for violent and non-violent felonies and misdemeanors, including first offenses, repeat offenses, and aggravated crimes. Types of cases Overson & Sheen handles include arson, assault, burglary, domestic violence crimes, drug crimes, DUI (driving under the influence), kidnapping, manslaughter, murder, parole violations, probation violations, robbery, sex crimes, terroristic threats, theft, traffic violations, vandalism, and many other charges. In addition to protecting your rights while fighting to have your case dismissed or your charges reduced, Darwin Overson can also assist with legal matters related to criminal charges, including matters related to bail, detention and custody, and illegal search and seizure.

If you have been charged with a criminal offense in Utah, or if you even suspect that you may be under investigation for a crime, it is urgent that you contact Overson & Sheen immediately for a free legal consultation with a Salt Lake City defense lawyer. Though our offices are located in Salt Lake City, Overson & Sheen represents defendants in criminal cases throughout the state of Utah, including Bountiful, Layton, Lehi, Logan, Millcreek, Murray, Ogden, Orem, Provo, Sandy, South Jordan, St. George, Taylorsville, West Jordan, West Valley City, and more.




Darwin Overson

Since establishing his own private practice in 1998, Darwin has represented thousands of defendants in a wide array of complex criminal cases, building a reputation as a formidable courtroom opponent. In addition to representing thousands of defendants as a trial attorney in district courts and justice courts throughout Utah, Darwin has argued more than 2,000 motions in court, and is frequently able to obtain favorable outcomes for clients, such as acquittals, sentence reductions, and case dismissals.


Jay Sheen

After earning a Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Utah in 1982, Jay Sheen began his legal career as a civil attorney primarily practicing personal injury law. As a partner at Overson & Sheen, Jay Sheen brings over 33 years of experience as a personal injury lawyer to every claim and lawsuit he handles. Whether he is negotiating a settlement agreement on behalf of a Salt Lake City car accident victim, or representing a plaintiff in complex medical malpractice or wrongful death litigation, Jay Sheen is a fierce legal advocate who focuses on maximizing compensation for negligence victims and their loved ones.

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