Michael V. Houtz

Michael V. Houtz: Attorney with Helgesen, Houtz & Jones
  • Partner at Helgesen, Houtz & Jones (9 Attorneys)
  • 5732 South 1475 East, Suite 200, South Ogden, UT 84403
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  • Michael enjoys his practice in the areas of social security disability, personal injury, government entities, medical malpractice, contracts, and estate planning. He has had extensive practice in criminal law both as a prosecutor and a defense attorney. He has been a lead attorney in successful class action lawsuits.
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Michael Houtz received both his B.A. degree in European Studies and his J.D. Law degree from Brigham Young University. He also graduated from New York University in 1986 with a masters degree in French Studies. After graduating law school, Michael served as a clerk for the Arizona Court of Appeals. In 1991 he started his career working as an attorney for the law firm Helgesen, Houtz & Jones. He was made a partner of the law firm in 1996.

Michael Houtz focuses his practice on Social Security Disability, Personal Injury, Wills & Trusts, Contracts and Medical Malpractice. He has earned the reputation of winning cases. He wins almost all of his Social Security Disability cases. He has been the lead attorney in some class action lawsuits and has extensive experience in criminal defense cases as both the defense attorney and the prosecutor.

He met his wife while serving an LDS mission in France. They are now the proud parents of five children. He and his family are avid Yankee Fans. They enjoy traveling around the country as a family and have attended baseball games at the Yankee Stadium on many different occasions.

He enjoys sports and is one of the few who had the opportunity to play baseball in college. Many people dream of saying they have run a marathon, Michael can say he has run 22 marathons, including the most famous New York City Marathon. He is a member in St. George at the 10 year club.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Social Security Disability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Wills
  • Family Law
  • Divorce

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
801-528-9408  Phone
801-479-4804  Fax
University Attended:
Brigham Young University, B.A., 1984; New York University, M.A., 1986; Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School, Juris Doctor, JD, 1989
Law School Attended:
Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, J.D., 1989
Year of First Admission:
1991, Utah; 1991, U.S. District Court, District of Utah
Weber County Bar Association
Birth Information:
December 27, 1958
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express
  • Free Initial Consultation

Peer Reviews

  • 4.4/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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South Ogden, Utah

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