was a Mormon church member and attorney; convicted in 2010 of two counts of sexual abuse of a minor, sentenced to 180 days in prison
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Personal information

  • Roylance, Bradley Newell
  • Alias(es): Bradley Roylance, Brad Roylance
  • Born: 1969
  • Gender: Male

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The state of Utah presented Bradley N. Roylance with a law license in 1997 after he graduated from Brigham Young University (BYU) Law School.

The Ethics and Discipline Committee of the Utah Supreme Court found Brad guilty of the following misconduct.

– Violated or attempted to violate Rules of Conduct by assisting or inducing another to do so or through the acts of another
– Selfish and/or dishonest motives
– Engaged in conduct adversely reflecting on honesty and trustworthiness
– Misconduct involved multiple offenses

Roylance pleaded guilty to 2 counts of sexual abuse of a minor and was sentenced to serve 180 days in the Davis County Jail.

His law license was suspended for one year.

See case #085225030 from 2008 in the Salt Lake City Justice Court.

See case #091700814 from 2010 in the Farmington 2nd District Court.

The offense occurred on July 22, 2008.

Charge 1 76-5-401.1 – SEXUAL ABUSE OF MINOR
2nd Degree Felony (amended) to Class A Misdemeanor
  Plea:    March 11, 2010 Guilty
  Disposition:    March 11, 2010 Guilty

Charge 2 76-5-401.1 – SEXUAL ABUSE OF MINOR
2nd Degree Felony (amended) to Class A Misdemeanor
  Plea:    March 11, 2010 Guilty
  Disposition:    March 11, 2010 Guilty

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LDS/Mormon church membership history

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  • Number of alleged victim(s) - note if approximate: 1
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  • Alleged failure to report by local LDS leaders? unknown
  • Alleged misconduct by local LDS leaders? unknown
  • Alleged misconduct by global LDS leaders? unknown

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