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At Pitcher Law, we take pride in our commitment to finding unique solutions for our clients to achieve the results they deserve. We work diligently to address your specific needs and take your legal matters seriously. If litigation is necessary, we will represent you aggressively. Importantly, we won't overcharge you for a case when you're seeking recovery. We'll always provide honest assessments and suggest ways to reduce legal fees.
Our approach is transparent and client-centered. When you seek our representation, rest assured that we will fully challenge the prosecution, keeping you informed and engaged throughout the process. We'll share the evidence against you and explain your case's strengths and weaknesses. We won't pressure you into pleading if it's not in your best interest, and we don't engage in side deals that compromise your rights.
For drafting services such as contracts, wills, and correspondence, we pay meticulous attention to detail and tailor documents to your specific requests. If we make an error, we won't charge you to correct it. Our goal is to make a positive difference by treating you fairly, honestly, and structuring our services to meet your unique needs. We're dedicated to helping you keep fees down through collaboration and suggestions, giving attorneys a better name in the process.
Ms. Pitcher launched her law Career by hanging out her own shingle in 2009 during one of the worst economic times in history. She rapidly became known as “a lawyer for the people” and a “bulldog” due to her zealous advocacy of her clients, and her refusal to form political ties that would impede her ability to represent “the people” or that would affect her judgement. She indeed has her client’s back.
Ms. Pitcher has limited her practice to areas she specializes in as follows:
Family Law: Divorce, Custody and support, Paternity actions, Divorce Modifications, Motion’s to Enforce Decree; Protective Orders & stalking injunctions (prosecution and defense), temporary guardianships, uncontested adoptions. Also, name and gender changes.
Criminal law: specifically (and continuing legal education in)—Driving Under the Influence (DUI’s), possession of controlled substance, alcohol (MIP, Public Intoxication, Interdicted Person), and domestic violence offenses. Also, Gun, Financial, and property crimes, as well as person crimes such as Assault, Battery, Stalking, and telephonic harassment. [Ms. Pitcher does not practice in the areas of Felony Child Abuse or Sex offenses of any degree.]
Estate Planning: Advance (medical) directives, General Power of Attorney, (Springing) Power of attorney for Financial and/or Health Care, Wills and Trusts.
Ms. Pitcher has received many awards as an attorney, some of which include:
Ms. Pitcher is Licensed in all state and federal courts in both Utah and Idaho including their supreme Courts. She is member of the Cache County Bar, Utah Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Idaho’s sixth District bar association.
Other interesting Facts:
Ms. Pitcher received her law degree from University of Idaho College of Law, graduating with Pro-Bonno Distinction. Ms. Pitcher was Executive Editor of “the crit” Law Review Journal, president of a student bar organization, was one of two women selected to work under a limited legal license in the University of Idaho Small Business Clink her last year of law school. Ms. Pitcher also founded the College of Law’s first Wills Clinic (which Candace went on to work in!)
Ms. Pitcher Completed the bulk of her undergraduate work at Brigham Young University (Utah), graduating Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Psychology from Utah State University where she was president of several university Student Organizations, and in 1998 successfully lobbied Utah State University to Change their housing and employment policies to be inclusive of gay students also obtaining the universities first office space for LBGTQ+ students: to have recognition, their own space, and resources available.
Ms. Pitcher worked as an interview- researcher For Johns Hopkins, Duke and Utah State Universities’ join longitudinal study of Alzheimer’s. Ms. Pitcher also worked as Mental Health Therapist and Sub-Acute Supervisor in Inpatient treatment hospitals in Portland Oregon. She also worked as a psychiatric technician at Utah Neuropsychiatric Institute (UNI) in Salt Lake City.
Ms. Pitcher has owned another business (retail) since 2003 and is also a licensed nail technician. She is Mother two--one angel baby and one little devil—who is her entire world.
Ms. Palmer received her law degree from the University of Idaho College of Law in Boise, Idaho. During her time in law school, Ms. Palmer was the Vice President of the Federalist Society, and interned at the school's Family Justice Clinic - FACES of Hope, a non-profit organization, which seeks to offer free legal, medical, and financial assistance to women and children who are victims of domestic violence. During her time at Faces of Hope, Ms. Palmer was able to hone her skills in family law by representing her clients through Temporary Restraining Orders, Divorce's, Custody Agreements, and Child Support arrangements. Ms. Palmer also interned at St. Luke's Hospital in Boise, Idaho where she worked alongside the Associate General Counsel for St. Luke's and participated in medical law transactional work. Ms. Palmer also participated in the Veteran's Wills Clinic where she prepared free Wills to those who have served in the United States Military and their spouses.
Ms. Palmer received her B.S. Degree from Utah State University Where she majored in Law and Constitutional studies and minored in Sociology and Criminal Justice. Ms. Palmer received the honor of being on the Dean's list multiple times during her undergraduate career. During this Congressional Relations in Washington, D.C. While interning at Homeland Security, Ms. Palmer attended Congressional hearings, met and worked with congress members and their staff regarding ICE operations and policies, as well as working with USCIS, and CBP.
Ms. Palmer is licensed in the state courts and Supreme court of Utah. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the Federalist Society, and Women Lawyers of Utah.
Ms. Palmer's practice areas include: Criminal Defense, Business Transactions, Estate Planning, and Family Law.
Special areas of Practice:
*Wills, Trusts, and Estates.
Marie is from Star Valley, Wyoming, where she completed her high school education. In 2003, she proudly graduated from Idaho State University, attaining her Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies. Marie joined Pitcher Law in April 2016 and has since become the Lead Paralegal.
As a Lead Paralegal at Pitcher Law, Marie approaches her role with diligence, forming personal connections with each client to ensure their individual needs and desires are met. Marie specializes in family law cases and also handles criminal law cases that intersect with family law, such as protective orders, DCFS cases, and other civil matters.
Marie's responsibilities include drafting pleadings, Motions for temporary orders, protective orders, stalking injunctions, Motions for contempt, Motions to enforce, Orders to Show Cause, and preparing various motion work for attorney review. She works closely alongside attorneys, often accompanying them and clients to mediations, hearings, and trial preparations, providing support throughout the legal process.
Marie is a mother of three, and her spare time is filled with tending to her garden, indulging her passion for horses and animals, and helping her sister with her home décor pillow business.
Teri joined Pitcher Law in October 2021 after earning her Business Associate Degree. She later achieved her Bachelor's Degree in Accounting in 2014. Teri is now a dedicated Criminal Law Paralegal. Her exceptional organizational skills, professionalism, keen attention to detail, and compassion towards our clients set her apart.
Teri works closely with each individual to assess their unique needs and defenses, ensuring the best possible outcomes. Teri thrives in our collaborative environment at Pitcher Law, relishing the opportunity to continuously expand her legal knowledge with each case and client she encounters.
Raised in Cache Valley, Teri brings a strong sense of community to her work. Outside the office, she enjoys planning intricate flower garden designs, spending quality time with her family and Pomeranian companion, and watching legal dramas and renovation/redecoration shows.
Emma has lived in Cache Valley for the past 20 years. She dedicated her time to her boys as a stay-at-home mom until they started attending school full-time. Soon after, Emma became a Staff Lead for eight years at Cache Employment & Training Center working with adults with disabilities.
In 2021, Emma made a career change and became the Accounts Manager at Pitcher Law. Where she now oversees accounts payable, creates client payment plans, and tends to other office needs. She has also taken the responsibility of ensuring the firm and its attorneys maintain compliance with the many requirements and licensures at local, state, and federal levels. Emma enjoys serving others and is empathetic to clients’ needs.
Emma is passionate about fitness and can be found at a gym in her spare time, working out or training others. Emma currently holds the state bench press record for Utah and has won first place in all 13 of the powerlifting meets she’s competed in. With Diane’s help, Emma and her husband own the local boxing gym ‘Tribalistic Boxing,’ with the intention to teach self-love and improvement to the people of Cache Valley. If Emma’s not at the gym, she is outdoors with her husband and two boys, along with multiple bonus kids. They enjoy camping, hiking, swimming/tubing, cooking delicious food, or lying on the beach.