John W. Anderson, affectionately known by his friends and colleagues as simply, "the Esquire,"* is a trial lawyer, author, speaker, mentor, and entrepreneur. A licensed attorney in Utah and Washington, John has spent the last ten years defending the accused, helping those going through divorce or custody disputes, and assisting individuals and businesses involved in contract, business, real estate, probate, and other civil litigation.
John is a member of the highly prestigious Order of the Coif and Order of the Barristers. He has been recognized as one of Utah's Legal Elite and has spoken at the Utah State Bar's annual convention. He has also presented at continuing legal education functions for members of the Bar and Utah's paralegal association.
John served as a judicial clerk for Judge Gregory Orme of the Utah Court of Appeals before beginning his legal practice at the highly acclaimed criminal defense firm of Bugden & Isaacson, where he helped defend such notables as Warren Jeffs and others. In 2012 he co-founded the law firm of Anderson Hinkins in Salt Lake City, where he actively worked until 2017, when he limited his practice to work on his upcoming book, educational courses, and speaking engagements.
In addition to his decade-long legal experience, John has more than twenty years of business experience, having served as an officer or director of a number of companies and organizations over the years. Some of these include OfficeSmart Corporation, the Utah Japanese Language School, and Silver Buffalo Lending LLC. He has consulted with many others in the course of his legal and consulting practice.
John is the author of an upcoming book published by Black Card Books
Business Legal Services
Businesses and business owners often have legal needs or legal questions. Need a contract written or reviewed? Have a dispute with a vendor or customer? Involved in a lawsuit?
Every business should have a lawyer as part of its consulting team. The Esquire provides true retainer services (i.e., on call for questions whenever needed) or addresses specific needs when they come up.
The Esquire can also help with the creation of business entities—corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, etc.
Believe it or not, divorce doesn't have to be difficult, time-consuming, or expensive. With the Esquire, the goal is to get through your case twice as fast for half the cost. The Esquire knows when to fight, how to fight, and what to fight about.
That makes all the difference for you.
The Esquire is a trial lawyer. He is not afraid to go to court.
If you need to sue someone or have been sued, the Esquire can help.