Joe Johnson joined Stowell, Crayk & Bown, PLLC in 2012, just after his first year of law school. He spent his remaining two years of law school with the firm as a law clerk before joining as an associate attorney in 2014. Joe specializes in Immigration Law and Criminal Defense. He graduated from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law in May 2014 and was admitted to the Utah Bar in October 2014.
Joe has over seven years of immigration experience and has worked with hundreds of clients in the areas of Affirmative and Defensive Asylum, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, K Visas, U Visas, Cancellation of Removal, Adjustment of Status, Naturalization, and Consular Processing. Joe appears regularly at USCIS interviews and immigration court on behalf of his clients. Joe has gained expertise in criminal defense through his interactions with several indigent defendants in the cities of Taylorsville and Cottonwood Heights. He has also specialized in an area referred to as “Crimmigration,” the analysis of the immigration consequences of criminal charges and convictions.
Joe is fluent in Spanish.
Joe was born in Rochester, New York but grew up in the Salt Lake Valley. After high school, Joe received a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Brigham Young University. After receiving his bachelor’s degree, he volunteered in a small school near Bangalore, India, where he worked as a teacher and activist for children of the “untouchable” caste. Joe enjoys snowboarding and snowshoeing in the winter and hiking and biking in the summer. He especially enjoys being able to enjoy these outdoor activities with his wife and young daughter. He is also an avid Utah Jazz fan and tries to never miss a game.
S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, 2014
Brigham Young University, Psychology, 2008