St. George Criminal Defense Lawyer

Trusted Legal Representation Backed by Over 33 Years of Trial Experience in Southern UT

If you have been arrested or your loved one has been charged with a crime, it is important that you speak to a qualified St. George criminal lawyer as soon as possible. Even when the charges don’t seem serious, you could be facing harsh penalties that may threaten your freedom, reputation, and future.

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Why Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney?

When facing criminal charges, it is important to have a qualified criminal defense lawyer on your side. A criminal defense lawyer can help you understand the legal system and guide you through the process of getting a fair outcome. Here are some of the benefits of hiring a criminal defense attorney:

  • Understanding of criminal law – A criminal defense lawyer is an expert in criminal law who knows what evidence is required for a conviction as well as how to challenge it. They understand the loopholes that could work in your favor and can use their knowledge to help you get the best possible outcome in your case. 
  • Experienced in cases similar to yours – Attorneys with years of experience in criminal law understand the nuances of court proceedings, know how prosecutors prepare cases, and can anticipate how judges may view arguments. This helps them present persuasive legal arguments that may sway a judge or jury in favor of the client.
  • Plea bargain negotiations – An experienced defense attorney understands the different strategies that prosecutors may use and knows how to effectively negotiate a favorable plea agreement (e.g., lesser fines, reduced jail sentences, and reduced probation terms) on your behalf.  

Hiring a criminal defense attorney is an important decision, but it can be one of the best investments you make for yourself or your loved ones. It is essential that you choose an experienced lawyer who will be able to provide reliable legal advice and effective representation in court.

Types of Cases I Handle

My firm offers sound legal representation for individuals facing all types of serious criminal accusations in St. George. I have handled—and won—a wide variety of criminal defense matters jury trials, bench trials, suppression hearings, and have gotten results for thousands of clients throughout the state of Utah, and I am prepared to put this experience to work for you.

My Firm Handles the Following Types of Criminal Cases:

Call (435) 740-8460 or use the online contact form to request a free consultation today with our defense lawyer in St. George. All calls are returned within 24 hours, no matter what. 

How My Firm Can Help

At my firm, Edward D. Flint, Lawyer, in St. George, Utah, you can find the dedicated legal help you need. As your St. George criminal defense attorney, I will work directly with you throughout each stage of the legal process. You receive personalized, one-on-one attention and aggressive advocacy from an experienced and compassionate attorney. Over the course of more than three decades in practice, I have handled more than 100 jury trials; I understand how the system works and I can help you fight to protect your rights.


A criminal conviction can alter the course of your life. As your St. George criminal defense lawyer, I am here to help you understand your legal rights and fight to protect them. I understand that, sometimes, good people find themselves in difficult situations. Because of this, I offer reliable and affordable legal services, as well as several payment plan options. Having previously served as a Public Defender, serving the fast five years in the Fifth District Court in St. George, I have earned a solid reputation with local judges and fellow attorneys. Most of all, I am committed to helping you work toward the best possible outcome for your case.

If you or your loved one is facing criminal charges in St. George, call Edward D. Flint right away at (435) 740-8460 to schedule a free, confidential consultation. I am available 24/7 for my clients.

  • “Edward is an attentive and hard-working attorney who helped us navigate through a most frightening and challenging time. Edward worked diligently to go to bat for us in an effort to achieve the best possible outcome and succeeded.”

    - Jane C.
  • “The law is not the law—politics play a big role in winning your case, and you need someone who can successfully navigate the courthouse. With deep experience, Ed understands where to pick your battles and how to fight them.”

    - Former Client
  • “The outcome of my case was just what I had hoped for and he achieved it quickly and efficiently.”

    - Doug
  • “I will never again use any other attorney except Flint if ever the need arises again.”

    - Brooke
  • “Ed is the kind of attorney who doesn't care more about the payday than his clients. ”

    - Taylor

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