Douglas D. Terry
Douglas Terry has been practicing criminal defense law in Southern Utah for over 30 years. During that time he has handled thousands of cases in all State Courts, as well as U.S. District Court. He has represented clients charged with a wide variety of crimes including Capital Murder, Aggravated Kidnapping, Robbery, Felony Drug Possession and Distribution, Sex Offenses, and assorted White Collar crimes. Mr. Terry has also helped hundreds of clients charged with DUI, Domestic Violence, Theft and Traffic offenses.
Over the many years of his practice, Doug Terry has developed a reputation as a talented negotiator, a zealous advocate, and an aggressive trial attorney. This reputation has been invaluable in assisting his clients to reach the best possible resolution of their cases. However, in those instances where a case cannot be resolved, Mr. Terry and his defense team of associates, investigators and experts do whatever it takes to exonerate their clients at trial.
Doug Terry’s reputation and expertise have been recognized by his peers, as he has been named as one of Utah’s Legal Elite by Utah Business Magazine, and holds the highest rating for legal ethics and professionalism by the legal profession’s most recognized peer rating service. He has been highlighted in newspaper articles as well as local and national television news stories. As a Rule 8 Capital Offense Qualified Attorney, Douglas Terry is one of only a few attorneys in Utah who may act as court-appointed counsel for defendants facing the death penalty.
Associations & Recognition
- Utah’s Legal Elite, Utah Business Magazine
- Rule 8 Capital Offense Qualified Attorney
- National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
- Utah Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
- Utah State Bar
- Federal Bar
- Fifth District Drug Court Executive Committee