Firm Overview

Main Office

Main Office
8941 South 700 East, Suite 203
Sandy, UT 84070

Phone

(801) 981-8779

Fax

(801) 505-0360

Fees

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Some Criminal Defense Matters Uncontested Divorces Stipulated Divorce Decree Modifications Uncontested Adoptions

Hourly Rates

$200.00

Office Information

Office Hours

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Office Manager

Nate Nelson

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

Spanish, Italian

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We are here to help you understand the law so you can make the best decisions possible for you, your career, and your family. We don't offer vague answers and keep you in the dark. We are more successful when you are educated and you are more empowered when you have confidence that you understand the issues you are facing.

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Nate Nelson

Nelson Jones, PLLC

Nate is a founding partner at Nelson Jones. Prior to starting his own law firm, Nate was an associate at Alverson Taylor Mortensen & Sanders in Las Vegas, Nevada and at Mumford Rawson in Salt Lake City, Utah. While in Nevada, Nate practiced in all areas of civil litigation which an emphasis in insurance defense, construction defect, and personal injury. At Mumford Rawson, Nate practiced in all areas of civil litigation with an emphasis in family law. Nate currently practices in the areas of criminal defense, appellate law, family law, administrative law and personal injury.

Prior to attending law school, Nate graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Midwestern State University, in Wichita Falls, Texas. While at Midwestern, Nate received various scholarships including an athletic scholarship to play shooting guard for the men's basketball team.

Nate attended law school at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law where he received a Juris Doctorate in 2009. During law school, Nate received a CALI award for the highest grade in Civil Procedure and worked as a teaching assistant for the first year legal writing class. He also played on the University of Utah Racquetball Team.

Nate is married and has four children. He enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, playing racquetball, riding dirt bikes, playing basketball, mountain biking, and fishing.

License

Bar Number: 11669
Nevada, 2009

Bar Number: 13307
Utah, 2010

Education

Midwestern State University
Bachelor of Business Administration, 2005

University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law
Juris Doctorate, 2009

Nathan Evershed

Nelson Jones, PLLC

Because of his experience and skill, Nathan is regarded as one of the best criminal attorneys in Utah. Prosecutors, defense attorneys, retired judges, law enforcement officers, victim counselors, and court employees recommend his services because they know of Nathan's abilities and dedication to his job.

Nathan has been recognized as one of Utah's Legal Elite by Utah Business Magazine and has been involved in some of Utah's most high profile criminal cases of the last decade.

License

Bar Number: 11280
Utah, 2006

Education

University of Utah
BA - History, 2002

University of Nebraska College of Law
JD, 2006

Bret Rawson

Nelson Jones, PLLC

Bret W. Rawson is a founding member of Nelson Jones. He is a seasoned litigator with graduate-level training and experience in crisis communications. He specializes in the representation of peace officers and was a former reserve officer for a local Utah municipality. His litigation experience involves white collar criminal defense, complex civil litigation involving municipalities, and both administrative and plaintiff's work on behalf of law enforcement officers and their families.

License

Bar Number: 11083
Utah, 2006

Education

Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
Masters in Mass Communication,

William & Mary School of Law, Williamsburg, Virginia
Juris Doctorate,

University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona
Bachelor of Arts in Management,

Jeremy Jones

Nelson Jones, PLLC

Jeremy Jones founded Nelson Jones along with his partners after graduating from one of America's top 20 juris doctorate programs at the University of Minnesota Law School. Jeremy's practice focuses on fighting for the rights of clients embroiled in divorce and other family law issues. Jeremy also represents law enforcement and other municipal employees at administrative tribunals throughout Utah, and before the Utah Court of Appeals.

License

Bar Number: 14689
Utah, 2014

Education

University of Minnesota Law School
Juris Doctorate, 2012

University of Utah
B.S. Political Science, B.A. Philosophy, 2008

J.C. Jensen

Nelson Jones, PLLC

Prior to joining Nelson Jones in August of 2016, Jeffrey C. Jensen (J.C.) enjoyed extensive careers as a Paramedic and Law Enforcement Officer. Although the practice of law is J.C.'s primary focus, he still finds time to maintain and work as a Nationally Registered Paramedic, Utah certified Paramedic, and Nevada Licensed Flight Paramedic. Additionally, he maintains and works as a certified Utah Law Enforcement Officer where he has served in the capacities of Deputy Sheriff/Paramedic, SWAT Operator, Breacher, Scout, and Sniper, Adjunct Instructor, and where he currently works as a Patrol Officer.

J.C. brought to Nelson Jones an in-depth understanding of the law enforcement dynamic, a prominent rapport with Law Enforcement Officers and their administration throughout the state, as well as first-hand experience of the complexities related to divorce. J.C. specializes in the administrative and criminal representation of Law Enforcement Officers as well as family law related matters.

License

Bar Number: 16073
Utah, 2018

Education

Utah Peace Officer Standards and Training
Peace Officer, 2006

University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law
Juris Doctorate, 2016

Weber State University
Paramedic Program, 2005

University of Utah
B.S., E.S.S, 2002

Josh Ostler

Nelson Jones, PLLC

Prior to joining Nelson Jones in 2017, Mr. Ostler worked as an associate attorney for the Mumford Rawson law firm, and later Mumford PC, in Salt Lake City, Utah. In that time, Mr. Ostler's practice was focused on complex criminal and civil litigation. Mr. Ostler played an integral part in vindicating the rights of his clients in several high profile matters, both in Utah and nationally. This included multiple jury trials, ranging in duration from a few weeks to several months. Mr. Ostler also has extensive appellate law experience, which began when he spent time as a judicial extern for the Honorable Michelle M. Christiansen on the Utah Court of Appeals. Mr. Ostler has obtained favorable results in both state and federal appellate matters.

Mr. Ostler received his juris doctorate from the University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law in 2012. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Ostler graduated from Utah State University with degrees in history and international studies. Mr. Ostler is a native of Salt Lake County and an admirer of all things Utah, from Cache Valley to Lake Powell. He currently resides in Davis County with his wife and three children.

License

Bar Number: 14277
Utah, 2012

Education

University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law
Juris Doctorate, 2012

Utah State University
B.S. History, 2009

Rich Willie

Nelson Jones, PLLC

Rich Willie joined Nelson Jones while studying at the University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law. His prior experience as a Police Officer, and current service as a Captain in the Utah Army National Guard, make him well-suited in representing law enforcement officers in criminal, civil, and administrative proceedings. In 2018, Rich also earned his Business Law Certificate from the S.J. Quinney College of Law, and received a CALI award for his research on the regulatory structures governing cryptocurrencies. Rich brings a focused understanding of business law to the firm and specializes in representing clients with business litigation and transactional matters.

License

Bar Number: 16987
Utah, 2018

Education

University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law
Business Law Certificate, 2018

University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law
Juris Doctorate, 2018

Idaho State University
B.S., Mathematics, 2009

Nate Nelson

Nelson Jones, PLLC

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