Notable Cases

I am Utah criminal defense trial attorney Susanne Gustin. I am proud of my career focus and dedication to protecting the rights of people charged with criminal offenses. From my Salt Lake City law office, I have handled virtually every type of criminal case.

Listed below are a representative few of some outcomes I have obtained for my clients. If you have been charged with a misdemeanor or felony offense in Salt Lake City or other community throughout Utah, contact me immediately.

  • 2013 – State v. Martin J. MacNeill: Nationally high-profile case dubbed the “Facelift Murder.” Michele MacNeill was found dead in her bathtub in Pleasant Grove, Utah. Prosecutors accused Martin of forcing his wife Michele to get a facelift and asking the plastic surgeon for a dangerous “cocktail of drugs” that Martin subsequently used to overdose and drown his wife in the bathtub. Originally, the state medical examiner concluded that Michele died of natural causes. The MacNeill daughters believed otherwise. Their suspicions were raised when Martin moved his mistress “Gypsy” into the family home weeks after Michele’s death to be the younger children’s nanny…

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Recent Outcomes

For over two decades Susanne Gustin Attorney at Law has zealously defended individuals facing serious criminal charges, including drug crimes, violent crimes, domestic violence, sex crimes in Utah.

Throughout your entire journey, from initial consultation to the conclusion of your case, Susanne Gustin Attorney at Law will examine all of the evidence in your case and develop the best defense strategy based on your individual circumstances.

Well respected for her unwavering defense of clients facing misdemeanor and felony charges in Salt Lake County and Davis County, Susanne Gustin has a proven track record of success.

Below are some examples of clients Susanne Gustin has represented and details of the case. Please note that the results of these cases are unique, and do not guarantee a specific result for your case.

  • March 2016 – Client charged with 25 counts of aggravated sex abuse of a child, sodomy upon a child and rape of a child in two separate jurisdictions. After blistering cross examination of alleged victim by Gustin at preliminary hearing, prosecutor agrees to offer misdemeanor, no sexual registration. Client was looking at minimum mandatory sentences that would put him in prison for life.
  • March 2016 – Client facing two counts of rape. Charges not filed after Gustin convinces detective and district attorney that encounters were consensual.

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