Greg has earned a strong legal reputation through his diverse experience as a litigator, public administrator, and collaborator within expansive governmental systems. Most recently, Greg enhanced his experience and reputation through his work with the Nigerian government by training on human trafficking prosecution and legal assessment of the constitutional, statutory, and agency efficiency to ensure mission outcome.
Greg was appointed by Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes to serve as Director of the Justice Division from 2014 through 2017. As Director, Greg supervised five section directors, thirty attorneys, and a $3.5 million budget. Greg worked collegially with members of the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Branch, as well as a diverse professional and community stakeholders, on many legislative, policy, and procedural matters affecting local, county and state entities.
In fulfilling his role as Director, Greg ensured the organizational mission was accomplished in a very demanding legal environment, maintaining high quality legal work of his team of attorneys through a hands-on approach coupled with an engaging and rigorous review of legal decision-making on very sensitive legal matters.
Greg demonstrates his willingness to be involved and contribute in difficult matters with a high level of competency, an ability to formulate solutions to complex problems, make difficult decisions in an intense setting, and to ensure the organization’s vision and mandate are achieved. These same qualities also make Greg an excellent asset to your business or organization’s success in working with the government sector.
Greg is a highly experienced and skilled trial attorney. He’s successfully handled many criminal trials from both sides. Don’t risk your freedom, call Greg for trial representation.
Criminal & Juvenile Defense
For over a decade, Greg has excelled on behalf of his clients within the criminal justice system. He has the
demonstrated experience and expertise to ensure your best outcome. Greg understands and recognizes the
government’s interest in the importance of balancing appropriate resolutions and sentencing recommendations in
each criminal case to ensure fair and just outcomes. Greg also has the experience to recognize when the
government’s case is insufficient, lacking evidence, or overreaching and the expertise to implement a successful
strategy on your behalf.
As a Deputy District Attorney, Assistant Attorney General, Special Assistant United States Attorney, and Criminal
Defense Attorney, Greg’s unique experience elevates him above the rest. Whether successfully prosecuting or
defending serious crime, being appointed by the Utah Attorney General to supervise a large and diverse division of
prosecutors, or working closely with the many stakeholders in the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial branch,
Greg’s expanded policy perspective, depth of knowledge in criminal law, and skill in evidence and criminal
procedure are unmatched.
Most importantly, Greg makes certain his clients are afforded all of their constitutional protections throughout
each stage of the criminal proceeding. Greg’s clients receive competent and informed legal advice under the most
difficult of circumstances, and, after having received his advice, Greg has the necessary experience and expertise
to take a matter to trial and ensure a rigorous testing of the government’s case while advocating his client’s
Greg serves a breadth of clientele and is willing to take any case, whether large or small. In addition to the many
clients who seek him out for his reputation, Greg is a member of the Criminal Justice Act Panel where he is
appointed to represent clients accused of federal offenses in the District of Utah’s Federal Court. Greg is also a
member of Utah’s Indigent Inmate Panel where he is appointed to represent clients committing crimes within the
state prison system in Gunnison, Utah.
When you call Ferbrache Law, you are ensuring your best outcome.
Greg has spent his legal career protecting the most vulnerable. Starting his career at the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office, he focused in areas of Domestic Violence; and Vulnerable and Elder Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation. He continued a victim-centered focus with the Attorney General’s Office, prosecuting and supervising the prosecution of state and federal cases involving serious felony crime associated with victims and perpetrators within the immigration community, sexual assault; sexual exploitation of children, and human trafficking involving sexual exploitation and labor trafficking.
Greg was Co-Captain of the statewide Human Trafficking Task Force from 2012 through 2017. Greg has been recognized for his victim advocacy as the recipient of the 2014 “Public Policy” Award from the Utah Council on Victims of Crime and the 2010 “Courage Award” from the Salt Lake Area Domestic Violence Coalition.
Greg’s brings his expertise in victim’s rights advocacy to assist victims of crime and their families through what can seem like a lengthy and confusing legal process and ensuring their constitutional rights are protected. Greg’s practice also includes representing Petitioners and Respondents in Protective Order and Stalking cases.
When Greg is not representing victim’s in court, he continues to work with stakeholders in the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial branches, as well as business and non-profit organizations toward ensuring their mission of service to victims in our community.
Officer Involved Critical Incidents
Officer involved shootings are far too common in Utah. Greg has served in Law Enforcement, seeing first hand how dangerous situations escalate quickly, resulting in officer involved shootings, unlawful arrests and restraints.
If you’ve been abused or subject to police overreach, call Greg Ferbrache. He will protect your rights. He understands the strengths and limitations of law enforcement.
Expungements & Pardons
Mistakes shouldn’t follow you forever. After you’ve paid your debt you deserve a fresh start. Greg Ferbrache is skilled in resolving expungements and pardons. Call Greg to clear your record. Improve your options for housing, jobs and much more.