Dusten Heugly is the Founder of Utah’s Lawyers, Heugly & Bludworth Attorneys at Law. He has nearly 20 years of legal and business experience. In addition to his private law practice, Dusten is involved in the trucking, excavation, gravel, mining, agriculture, towing and equine industries.
Dusten’s legal experience includes complex business litigation, family law, estate planning, bankruptcy, complex personal injury, and criminal defense. Dusten’s real world experience is unique which gives him a real world understanding of problems facing businesses and individuals. Dusten’s real world understanding combines well his natural inclination to find practical solutions and common sense approach to the challenges he assists his clients with. Dusten’s innovative and outside-the-box solutions lead to creative problem-solving and case resolution.
Dusten was the lead attorney in a business dispute about mining claims and was successful in obtaining a decision which included findings of fraud and breaches of fiduciary duties the clients former business associates. This matter was litigated in Miami Florida in Federal District Court and Arbitrated in Miami Florida the opposing parties had unlimited resources were represented by the largest law firm in the world.
Dusten was lead counsel in the final litigation of the Crandall Canyon Mine Disaster for the miner who did not join in the settlement of the initial litigation. Dusten handled this matter from start to finish as lead counsel and was able to obtain a result satisfactory to his clients.
Dusten received an award from the Lawyers of Distinction recognizing his excellence in Civil Litigation.
Dusten received his J.D. from S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah in 2003. He is a Utah Bar Association member and licensed to practice in State and Federal Courts in Utah and the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. Dusten received his B.A. in Agronomy from Brigham Young University in 2000.