KARIN M FOJTIK

Curriculum Vitae

KARIN M FOJTIK portrait
  • Adjunct Professor, College Of Law, University of Utah

Biography

Biography

Karin Fojtik is currently the Deputy White Collar Section Chief at the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Utah. She received her B.A. from the University in Illinois (1985) and her J.D. from the University of Utah College of Law (1993). Following law school she joined the Cook County State's Attorney's Office in Chicago, Illinois, and worked in the Appellate and Juvenile Divisions. Karin then returned to Utah and worked as Assistant Salt Lake City Prosecutor and for the Attorney General's Office in the Child Protection Division. From 2002-2004, she served as a law clerk for federal District Court Judge Paul Cassell. After her clerkship she joined the United States Attorneys Office where she served as the Project Safe Childhood Coordinator, and prosecuted cases related to the exploitation of children. Karin has also prosecuted cases in the Appellate, Violent Crime, White Collar and National Security sections of the United States Attorney's Office. Since 2004, she has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Utah teaching the Criminal Practice Class.