Chad is a retired police officer, having spent 18 years with the Salt Lake City Police Department, first as a detective for a year and then the remainder in the patrol divisions. During his law enforcement career, Chad received training in Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST), interviewing techniques, DUI investigations, and much more. He received extensive training in labor relations issues and served for a time as an officer representative for the Salt Lake Police Association. Chad attended the Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) class and is also a state certified accident reconstructionist. Before retiring from the force, he enrolled in the Paralegal Studies program at SLCC. He graduated with high honors shortly after retirement. Chad joined the SAA team in October 2010. Since joining our team, Chad has continued his education by attending more than a dozen training seminars and workshops related to DUI defense. He presented at a Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (UACDL) workshop on the topic of the Government Records Access and Management Act (GRAMA). He also argues GRAMA-related cases before the Utah State Records Committee. In February 2015, he sat for and passed the Certified Paralegal exam. Chad is a member of the Phi Theta Kappa honors society and NALA and is an associate member of both UACDL and NACDL. Chad’s dedication, passion, knowledge, experience, attention to detail, and his great personality all make him a valuable team member. We know you’ll agree.