Lance E. Bastian
Lance is an experienced litigator who focuses his practice on trial and appellate work in criminal defense, insurance defense, construction litigation and special victims’ representation. Lance has over thirty jury trials under his belt, including aggravated murder, rape, sex crimes against children, aggravated assault, DUI and various property and drug crimes. He cares about and works hard to serve the best interests of his clients.
After graduating cum laude from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at BYU, during which he served as Chair of the Trail Advocacy Team, Lance clerked for the Honorable Fred D. Howard in the Fourth Judicial District Court. Following his clerkship, Lance prosecuted criminal cases as a Deputy Utah County Attorney for eight years, the last three with the Special Victims’ Unit. During that time, he focused almost exclusively on sexual assault and domestic violence cases, ultimately supervising the team.
Lance is a member of the A. Sherman Christensen Inn of Courts and was tapped as a statewide trainer by the Utah Prosecution Council. He prides himself on an excellent reputation in Utah’s legal community. More importantly, he’s known as the best dad in the world by four kids and two dogs.
Lance speaks Portuguese.
Admitted To Practice
J. Reuben Clark Law School at BYU