MANAGING ATTORNEY – ROBERT A. SAUNDERS

DUI Defense Attorney Robert A. Saunders

DUI Defense Attorney Robert A. Saunders

Robert Saunders is the managing attorney at the law firm of Saunders Law, PLLC. Mr. Saunders received his Bachelor of Arts in English from Colby College in Maine, and his Juris Doctor from the University of Maine School of Law.

Mr. Saunders works to protect, defend and uphold your constitutional rights.  As an attorney, Mr. Saunders has significant courtroom experience. He has managed and participated in all aspects of litigation. He has conducted numerous bench and jury trials at both the justice and district court levels and has appeared before the Utah Court of Appeals. Mr. Saunders has successfully handled DUIs that ranged from your standard, misdemeanor DUI case to very complex, Felony DUI case with numerous suppression issues.  Additionally, Mr. Saunders routinely conducts administrative hearings before the Utah Driver License Division.

Before studying and becoming licensed in law, Robert Saunders was a member of the U.S. Ski Team. Mr. Saunders was born and raised in Park City, Utah.

EDUCATION

Colby College, Bachelor of Arts, 2005

Academic Honors: Graduated Cum Laude with a Distinction in English; 2 time NCAA Academic All-American; and, Contributor for The Pequod Journal of Literature.

Organizations: Colby College Ski Team (2001-2005); and, Colby College Cycling Team (2003-2005)

University of Maine School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2010

Organizations: International Law Society; Sports Law Society; and, Men’s Law Association

CREDENTIALS

LICENSES

State Courts of Utah: Justice Courts; District Courts; and, the Court of Appeals

Federal District Court for the District of Utah

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

As a member of the Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (UACDL), Mr. Saunders has access to the latest developments in the practice of DUI Defense in Utah. Additionally, as a UACDL member, Mr. Saunders regularly attends the annual DUI seminar which instructs DUI attorneys in the latest updates in the law and science surrounding DUI defense in Utah.

National College for DUI Defense

NCDD member Robert A Saunders

National College for DUI Defense

As a member of the National College for DUI Defense (NCDD), Mr. Saunders has access to the latest developments in the practice of DUI Defense on a National level. Additionally, as a NCDD member, Mr. Saunders regularly attends intensive, multi-day DUI seminars which instructs DUI attorneys in the latest updates in the law and science surrounding DUI defense.

 

Utah State Bar

Utah State Bar

Utah State Bar

As a member of the Utah State Bar, Mr. Saunders has access to legal resources that allow for a streamlined and successful approach to representing his clients. Also, being a member of the bar allows Mr. Saunders to connect and collaborate with other attorneys in Utah.

 

Utah Association of Young Lawyers

Young Lawyers Association

Young Lawyers Association

As a member of the Utah Young Lawyers Division, Mr. Saunders is able to connect and collaborate with young attorneys that are dedicated to modernizing the practice of law through the use of technology and innovative approaches to common legal problems.

PRO BONO WORKS

Until recently, Robert Saunders was the supervising attorney for Utah Legal Services’ Pro Se Clinics in Park City, Utah

ADDITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

Mr. Saunders skiing in the Wasatch Mountains in Utah

Mr. Saunders skiing in the Wasatch Mountains in Utah

  • Alpine Ski Racing:
    • 1999-2001 U.S. Ski Team Member
    • 2001 World Junior Championship Team Member
    • 2002-2005 All-Eastern Ski Team Member
    • 2002-2005 NCAA Division 1 Championship Team Member
    • 2003 NCAA Division 1 All-American
    • 2003 Recipient of Colby College’s “C” Club Award
    • 2005 NCAA Division 1 All-American
  • Cycling:
    • Co-Founder of the Colby College Cycling Club
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