John was the State Prosecutor for the Felony Drug Unit, as well as the State Prosecutor for Theft/Property Crimes Unit Former State Prosecutor for Sex Crimes Task Force.
John is one of the few criminal defense attorneys in Utah to have received advanced training by the FBI in the use of forensic DNA in sex crimes and violent crimes.
Licensed in California and Utah John focuses his practice on unlawful police detentions, probable cause, search and seizure, and police misconduct.
John recognizes the special needs of some clients suffering from mental wellness issues, such as Veterans, and works for treatment and recovery, rather than punishment.
Whittier Law School, Class of 2000 Graduated Magna Cum Laude In general, degrees summa cum laude are relatively rare—often reserved for the top two percent of students at the most—and degrees magna cum laude only slightly less so.
Top 5% of the Class Clerked for the Califoria Court of Appeals, 4th District Licensed in California Previously licensed to sell securities.
Held Federal Series Six license Held Federal Series Sixty Six license (The Series 7 exam must be passed to take principal exams offered by FINRA, including the Series 66. The exam proves proficiency concerning federal guidelines and rules, regulations, laws and products associated with securities. A Series 66 license also proves training in proper conduct and laws necessary when advising people regarding prudent retirement planning and investment decisions.) This licensure assures that John Easton has the knowledge, background and skill to defend clients accused of white collar crime or securities fraud.