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Pursuing Utah Matthew R. Howell
Matthew R. Howell

Matthew R. Howell

28 years of experience

Criminal Law, Family Law, Appeals & Appellate, Business Law



A former federal prosecutor now representing businesses and individuals across a range of practice areas, Matthew R. Howell began his career as an Assistant United States Attorney for the U.S. government in Salt Lake City, Utah, prosecuting crimes against federally insured financial institutions and crimes committed on Indian reservations and federal lands. After four years, Matt joined David K. Isom Law Offices, where he focused on coal contract litigation and arbitration and other complex commercial litigation, including qui tam (whistleblower) claims and class action lawsuits. Since joining Fillmore Spencer LLC in 2005, Matt has worked on cases large and small on behalf of individuals and companies. His casework includes breach of contract, fraud, intellectual property, real property, criminal defense, and family law issues. He has extensive experience in mediation, both as an attorney and as a mediator. He has argued cases before the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, the Utah Supreme Court, the Utah Court of Appeals, the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, and many district and justice courts throughout the state of Utah. Put more than 25 years of experience on your side of the table. Matthew R. Howell’s legal career brings not only great depth, but great range, the kind of experience and perspective that encourages innovative legal solutions. To learn how Matt can help you with your business or personal legal matter, call him at 801.426.8200 or contact him online for a free consultation. Practice areas: General civil and commercial litigation, criminal defense (state and federal charges), and family law. View More ›


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Practice Area

Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes,
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law,
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals,
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes,


Japanese: Spoken


Columbia Law School

J.D. (1993) | Law

Columbia Law School

Professional Associations

Utah State Bar # 06571



Utah State Bar  # 06571


Fillmore Spencer
3301 North University Avenue Provo, UT 84604
Telephone: (801) 426-8200

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