Sean M. Petersen


Sean Petersen is a partner of Howard Lewis & Petersen. Mr. Petersen’s practice is concentrated in the areas of family law, personal injury, and criminal law. Born in Provo, Utah, Sean received a B.A. in History from Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1996, and his J.D. from Willamette University College of Law, Salem, Oregon, 1999.

In 2000, Sean was admitted to the Utah State Bar and U.S. District Court, District of Utah.

Sean’s rapport with clients and other attorneys has made him the first choice of various surrounding cities as a court-appointed public defense lawyer. His relationship with the judges and prosecutors enables him to give the best representation possible to all his clients. Like his father, founding partner Don Petersen, Sean also has extensive family law experience involving divorce, child custody, and paternity cases. If you need a Provo family law attorney, Sean is the attorney to call. Sean was recently recognized in Utah Business Magazine as one of “Utah Legal Elite” in the practice of family law. He has also been included in the Mountain States Super Lawyers Magazine for 2010.

Sean is a member of the Utah Trial Lawyers Association and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Sean and his wife are the parents of three children.

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