About Our Firm



S.J. Quinney College of Law,
University of Utah


The State Bar of Utah
The Tenth Circuit of Appeals


AV Preeminent Rated
(Martindale- Hubbell) 2016  

Mark R. Moffat

Mark Moffat is one of the founding members of Brown, Bradshaw & Moffat, LLP. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law in 1987.​

From 1988 to 1997, Mark worked as a trial lawyer at the Salt Lake Legal Defender’s Office. During his time at the Legal Defender’s office, Mark represented clients charged with a wide variety of criminal acts ranging from simple misdemeanors to felonies to death penalty offenses. In 1995, Mark Moffat was appointed to head the Legal Defender’s Serious Youth Offender Division.​

In 1998, Mark Moffat and his partners founded the law firm of Brown, Bradshaw & Moffat. Focused exclusively on criminal defense, his practice includes misdemeanors and felonies, white collar cases, professional licensing and criminal matters in the juvenile justice system.

Mark Moffat is "AV" rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been named one of Utah's "Legal Elite" by Utah Business Magazine. Mark has also been included in The 2016 Best Lawyers in America in the specialty of criminal defense.​

Mark Moffat is a former member of the Utah Grand Jury Reform Committee and the Utah Sentencing Commission (2010-2014), which sets sentencing policy for the state of Utah. Mark is currently a member of the Utah Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice, which sets criminal justice policies for the both the juvenile and adult courts. He served as Chairman of the Criminal Law Section of the Utah State Bar and has served for several years on the Utah State Bar's Governmental Relations Committee.

​Active in the legal community, Mark was formerly a member of the Rule 8 Capital Qualified Defense Attorneys’ Panel. He has also served in many capacities for the Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, including President, President-Elect, Secretary, member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Legislative Oversight Committee. Additionally, Mark Moffat is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Recent Speaking Engagements

Co-Presenter, 2013 Juvenile Seminar “Serious Youth Offenders and Certifying Juveniles to District Court.”

In The News

  • Defendant charged with Murder convicted of Manslaughter by jury - Deseret News 3/10/99
  • Defendant charged in federal and state court with multiple counts, including theft of dinosaur fossil, obtained dismissal of all but one count - Deseret News 7/24/02
  • Day-care provider convicted in Shaken Baby Syndrome case won new trial - The Salt Lake Tribune 2/19/05; new trial resulted in acquittal - The Salt Lake Tribune 5/28/05; The Salt Lake Tribune 7/28/05
  • Sexual abuse charges dismissed against former LDS Church official - Deseret News 3/30/05
  • Government employee received probation for money laundering - Deseret News 5/8/05
  • Charges dropped against woman accused of raping 16-year-old boy - Deseret News 4/4/07
  • Co-defendants received probation in Indian artifacts trafficking case - The Philadelphia Enquirer Oct 2009
  • Mark Moffat quoted in the Salt Lake Tribune about the length of prison stays. 5/22
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What People Say


Mark has represented our son for over ten years. We have a difficult situation but we have never doubted that Mark, and now, Mike, care about him and our family. Their caring advice has been a lifeline for us.

Gary C.

Mike Holje was there for me and helped me get the charges dismissed. He was fantastic. I am so thankful for this firm.


Jim Bradshaw worked with me on a case and was helpful, realistic and very professional. I found him to be one of the best attorneys (and person) I have encountered.


I used Brown, Bradshaw & Moffat and would recommend them to anyone. Everyone in his or her office is kind, efficient and very responsive. You are treated respectfully and on an equal playing field.

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James C. Bradshaw

Practicing criminal defense since 1982, Jim's focus areas include federal offenses, white collar crimes, forfeitures, marijuana offenses, and drug distribution cases.


Since 1987, Mark has been a practicing criminal defense attorney specializing in cases including federal and state offenses, juvenile defense – including sexual offenses – and white collar defense.


Ann has been a practicing criminal defense attorney since 2000 focusing on misdemeanor and felony cases, federal and state appeals, post-trial motions, and post-conviction petitions.


Since 2003, Mike has worked on a variety of misdemeanor and felony offenses, including DUIs, drug charges, domestic violence, theft, pardons, and expungements.

Kristin Wilson

Kristin Wilson's practice area focuses on drug and alcohol offenses, sexual offenses, and violent crimes. Kristin enjoys a robust pretrial motion practice with an eye toward finding and correcting constitutional violations.


With prior experience in family law matters, Staci is uniquely qualified in handling domestic violence, sexual offense allegations, and juvenile cases