Percent of our time working for our clients.


The Kittrell Law Firm was founded in order to provide the best legal service in Utah. The Firm limits the amount of clients at a given time in order for you to know that Joel is handling your matter personally.

We get to know our clients and will work as a team to serve their needs.  Each case receives personal attention that can only come after we understand our clients needs and goals. We know how to protect our clients.

Joel Kittrell has been a criminal defense lawyer for 19 years . He takes pride in that he was never worked as a prosecutor. Let his vast experience help you.

The Firm also has an immigration practice if there are immigration consequences involved in your case. In this new era of immigration law, thousands of families are impacted by the way a criminal case has to be handled.

Seeking a criminal defense lawyer in Utah does not have to be overwhelming or difficult. Contact The Kittrell Law firm to hire a team with a proven track record of serving its clients.


Prior to opening The Kittrell Law Firm, Joel chaired the Criminal Defense and Government Investigations practice group of a large Salt Lake City Law firm. He is an experienced trial attorney and has conducted numerous trials, arbitrations and mediations involving complex criminal and civil issues. Joel has extensive experience in the courtroom representing clients charged with both misdemeanor and felony level crimes.  In addition to his state court practice, Joel has extensive experience as a trial attorney in Utah’s federal district court.

Joel has also presented at numerous seminars on various criminal law topics. involving social media use by the government to build a case to the ethics of drug prosecution.  Joel is has also served as an adjunct professor at the S. J. Quinney School of Law.


Criminal Defense & Government Investigations

Our criminal defense attorneys represent individuals who have been arrested, charged with a criminal act, accused of a crime or named in a criminal lawsuit. We will work with you to defend your assets, family and best interests. We have experienced attorneys who focus on regulatory investigations.

Motions & Appeals

Our appellate litigation practice is comprised of highly experienced and dedicated attorneys who combine years of litigation experiences in all areas of practice with unique and extensive knowledge of specialized appellate litigation.vestigations.


A key principle of the litigation practice at Kittrell Law is that we are always prepared to pursue or defend a claim at trial. Our ability and willingness to try cases produces favorable settlements for our clients.


Our team of legal professionals can help you solve your problem by preparing for trial or by providing a constructive strategy.  The Kittrell Law Firm has the experience with the appropriate agencies in Utah to assist in resolving your problem.

The Kittrell Law Firm does not attempt to create fear in our prospective clients but to provide an assessment of the given situation.  


If you are interested in a consultation please contact us at your convenience.

15 W. South Temple, Suite 1650

Salt Lake City, Utah

T: + 385-444-3100