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David Dastrup

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David Dastrup is a member of the Utah State Bar and a Family Law Attorney at Pearson Butler. Mr. Dastrup has been practicing law since 2011. His extensive experience in the courtroom, around judges, clerks, and his peers, has earned him a reputation as a person of high integrity, who zealously advocates for his clients. He has the highest rating of 10.0 on Avvo, a peer review and substantive law rating service. Attorney David Dastrup is both a Juris Doctorate and Master of Dispute Resolution. These post-graduate degrees were earned from Pepperdine University School of Law and Straus Institute (ranked number 1 by U.S. News & World Report 14 times since 2006).

David puts his clients first. He finds great satisfaction in helping people. In family law, his goal is to achieve his client’s desired family setting, whether by fighting the good fight or amicably settling a dispute. Previous clients can describe him best. “David is an excellent professional. He takes the time to answer all my questions and ease my mind.” L.S. 2020. “At one point, when I was willing to settle, David advised to forge on. The outcome was nothing short of a blessing.” R. 2016.

When not at work, David can be found getting dirty in the mountains or in the garden. He enjoys biking and hiking with his wife and four children, and their two dogs. David also enjoys gardening and has created a lush garden of a variety of trees and roses.


  • Pepperdine University, School of Law, J.D.
  • Pepperdine University, Straus Institute, M.D.R.
  • California State University, B.A., Magna Cum Laude

Bar Admissions:

  • Utah State Bar
  • United States District Court
  • California State Bar

Honors & Awards:

  • Client’s Choice Award, Avvo

  • A+ BBB Rating


  • Utah State Bar Family Law Section

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