Only 4 Utah counties - Cache, Iron, Sevier and Uintah - restrict by resolution or ordinance their county attorneys from private practice. Eight others have full-time county attorneys who also find time to maintain private practices.

The remaining 17 counties have part-time county attorneys and deputies, some of whom, though, may be full-time deputies.Salt Lake County Attorney David Yocom is not formally restricted from private practice but chooses not to maintain one. His appointed county deputies, however, must work only for the county.

Utah County Attorney Steve Killpack and his deputies adhere to an office policy that they not have private practices.

Davis County Attorney Mel Wilson works part-time and maintains a private practice but predicts the job will become a full-time position.