Skye Lazaro
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Skye Lazaro is a criminal defense attorney licensed to practice in Utah and Montana.  She has the experience to handle a broad range of criminal cases including domestic violence allegations, sex crimes, drug crimes, property crimes, DUI, white collar crimes, homicide, violent crimes and juvenile defense. Skye has tried over a hundred jury trials throughout her career ranging from misdemeanors to homicides and has handled some of the region’s most complex and high-profile criminal matters.

Ms. Lazaro also utilizes her extensive criminal defense and trial experience in assisting “start-up” and growing companies in a wide range of matters including risk management, investment, funding and organizational structure among the many other issues facing new companies.  Her practice includes acting as external in-house counsel for select companies and organizations.

Skye occasionally appears as guest co-host on KTalk AM1640 “Talk with Ted- A Show About Nothing” where she discusses a variety of legal concepts and current events.

In 2018 and 2019 Skye was included on the list of Top 40 Under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers Association.  She was recognized in 2017 by Attorney at Law Magazine as an Attorney to Watch, and was voted by her peers throughout the state as one of Utah’s “Legal Elite”, as published in Utah Business Magazine (2018).

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Education


University of Montana, Andrew Blewitt III School of Law, J.D., 2008

Affiliations / Memberships


  • Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Past Chair, Utah State Bar Criminal Section
  • Salt Lake County Bar Association
  • Utah Minority Bar Association
  • Women Lawyers of Utah

Professional and Civic Activity


  • Member, Board of Directors, Repertory Dance Theatre
  • VOA volunteer and Advocate, Homeless Youth Resource Center
  • VOA volunteer and Advocate, Geraldine E. King Women's Resource Center
  • 2019 National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
  • 2018 National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
  • 2018 Utah Legal Elite, Utah Business
  • 2017 Attorney to Watch, Attorney at Law Magazine

Admitted to Practice -  

Utah State Bar
Montana State Bar
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
United States District Court, District of Montana
United States District Court, District of Utah