• Adjunct Associate Professor, College Of Law - Dean



Ann Marie (“Annie”) Taliaferro has been a criminal defense attorney practicing with Brown, Bradshaw & Moffat, LLP, since graduating from law school in 2000.  Annie’s legal practice includes criminal defense trial work, appeals, and post-conviction advocacy.


Before attending law school, Annie was a high school teacher and coach. For several years “back in the day when she exercised,” she also regularly taught aquatic fitness classes and swimming.  She received her J.D. from S.J. Quinney College of Law and was a William H. Leary Scholar. While in law school, she served as a staff writer and Note & Comment Editor on the Utah Law Review.


Also while in law school and prior to joining Brown, Bradshaw & Moffat, Annie served as a law clerk for the Utah Attorney General’s Office Criminal Appeals Division and the United States Attorney’s Office. As an undergraduate, she also completed a summer internship with the Supreme Court of the United States, Office of the Curator.


Annie is a passionate advocate for her clients, but even more passionate about defending and upholding the integrity of the criminal justice system.  She has served, and continues to serve, on a number of boards and committees to advance these goals and has been recognized by her peers for her work and commitment to criminal justice.