Utah Business Magazine ranked Keith C. Barnes as "one of the top elite criminal defense attorneys in the state of Utah." Mr. Barnes is a criminal defense attorney who has tried hundreds of cases and is one of a small number of Utah attorneys who is licensed to practice in trials where capital punishment is a possibility. Mr. Barnes has handled many jury trials including cases involving Capital Murder, Rape, Felony Drug Possession, Felony Drug Distribution, Burglary, Robbery, DUI, Aggravated Assault, Forgery, and Child Abuse. Mr. Barnes has developed a reputation as a zealous advocate, fighting for his clients' rights with considerable trial skills, creativity, and passion. Mr. Barnes has represented a long list of clients in criminal matters and has many successes in the courtroom.
Keith C. Barnes has successfully fought for the suppression of evidence that has led to cases being dismisssed and/or favorable results at trial. Mr. Barnes is a well-known Southern Utah attorney and has defended clients in a variety of criminal cases. His work has been the subject of many newspaper articles and he has been consulted for his expertise on many cases. Mr. Barnes is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Utah Trial Lawyers Association.