John E. Cutler

John E. Cutler

Cutler Law Office, P.A.
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI
  • Idaho
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Summary


Mr. Cutler has 30 plus years’ experience having graduated from Brigham Young University’s, J. Reuben Clark Law School in 1989.

Immediately following law school Mr. Cutler served as a federal law clerk for the Chief Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Arizona. As a law clerk Mr. Cutler further polished his legal research skills and he learned how judges view cases and what helps them make their decisions. In 1991, Mr. Cutler joined the Bonneville County Prosecuting Attorney Office, in Idaho Falls, Idaho. As a deputy prosecutor, he handled both misdemeanor and felony prosecutions and tried numerous jury trials. Mr. Cutler also spent a significant time prosecuting and trying Driving Under the Influence (DUI) cases.

In 1995 Mr. Cutler took his clerkship and prosecution experience into private practice and in 2003 opening his own law firm, the Cutler Law Office, P.A. The Cutler Law Office, P.A. is primarily a criminal defense litigation firm, with an emphasis on the area of DUI defense. Mr. Cutler has had numerous jury trial in State and Federal Court along with numerous motions to suppress evidence and other motions.

Mr. Cutler has also been recognized by his peers with an AV Preeminent professional rating by Martindale-Hubble and has a “Superb” 10.0 rating by AVVO.com. His clients have also given him the AVVO Clients Choice award for 2017 and 2018.

Mr. Cutler enjoys his work and helping people with their problems. He wants to put all his experience, education and skills to use in defending you and your reputation.

Court Admissions:

All Idaho State Courts
Federal District Court of Idaho
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Organizations:

Idaho Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
National College of DUI Defense (Currently Idaho's State Delegate)
Founding Member - DUI Defense Lawyers Association
National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Criminal Trial Lawyers (Idaho)

Education
Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School
J.D. (1989) | Law
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Brigham Young University
B.S. (1986) | Accounting
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Professional Experience
Attorney\Owner
Cutler Law Office, P.A.
- Current
Cutler Law Office, P.A. is a Criminal Defense and DUI Defense firm. We thoroughly investigate each charge and work with you to determine the best possible outcome for your case and then diligently work to obtain that outcome whether it is through Jury Trial or negotiated settlement.
Attorney
Cooper Wetzel Avery & Lee
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Litigation and legal research primarily in the areas of criminal defense, domestic relations, and bankruptcy law. Responsible for my own caseload from initial client interview, discovery, and pretrial motions through trial or negotiated settlement.
Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Bonneville County Idaho, Prosecuting Attorney's Office
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Prosecuted Court and Jury Trials for all non-juvenile misdemeanors; all felony traffic offenses including DUIs; and guardian and sanity hearings. Worked on other felony cases including NSF and account closed checks, and aggravated assault. Lead attorney on numerous Jury Trials.
Law Clerk to the Honorable Robert G. Mooreman, Chief Bankruptcy Judge
United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Arizona
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Summarized pleadings, researched the law and made recommendations on matters before the court. Prepared memos and drafted opinions on matters taken under advisement. Researched and drafted bench memos for bankruptcy appeals while Chief Judge Robert G. Mooreman was a member of the 9th Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel.
Certifications
NHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety Testing & DUI Detection Instructor's Course
La Pier & Associates
NHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety Testing & DUI Detection Student Course
La Pier & Associates
Awards
Top 100 Criminal Trial Lawyer - Idaho
National Trial Lawyers
Awarded 2017 - present
AV Preeminent Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
2017 to present
Graduate of 2015 Summer Session
National College of DUI Defense
Professional Associations
National College of DUI Defense
State Delegate
- Current
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National Trial Lawyers
Member
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Activities: Awarded Top 100 Criminal Trial Attorneys for Idaho, 2017 to present
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DUI Defense Lawyers Association
Founding Member
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National College of DUI Defense
Member
- Current
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
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Idaho Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
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Activities: In addition to being a member of the organization, I currently serve on the organizations Board of Directors.
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Idaho State Bar  # 4092
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Idaho
Idaho State Bar
ID Number: 4092
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9th Circuit
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Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Cutler Law Office, P.A.
101 Park Ave, Suite 203
Idaho Falls, ID 83402
Telephone: (208) 525-4858
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 12 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: With Covid-19 restrictions we are offering Video Chat and Phone appointment. Call to make an appointment.