News: George Burbidge's Client Granted Clemency by President Obama
// Aug 8, 2016
C&J attorney George W. Burbidge II recently obtained a significant reduction in his client's prison sentence after filing a clemency application on his client's behalf. George's client, who was serving a life sentence on methamphetamine-related charges, was granted clemency by President Barack Obama last week as part of the President's ongoing efforts to commute the sentences of certain non-violent drug offenders. As a result of George's efforts, George's client will be released from prison on August 3, 2018. According to George, his client "seemed a little subdued and a little surprised [after hearing hearing he had been granted clemency], but [that his client was] also very grateful that he's going to be given another chance. All of a sudden there's hope. All of a sudden this isn't something where he's going to die in prison without ever having a chance to spend time with his family and get back and be productive again." Congratulations George on obtaining this life-changing result for your client. Read more about George's tremendous efforts here and here.
Tanner Lenart interprets Utah’s peculiar liquor laws so the rest of us don’t have to
// May 2, 2018
Christensen & Jensen Attorney Tanner Lenart was featured in Salt Lake City Weekly today to get her take on Utah liquor laws. Tanner helps restaurateurs, bartenders and patrons understand the laws passed during Utah's short annual legislative session this year.
Nate Alder named as one of Utah State Aggies' ten most influential alumni
// Apr 27, 2018
The Utah Statesman, the student-led newspaper at Utah State University, has named C&J’s Nate Alder as one of Utah State’s ten most influential alumni. It solicited and gathered nominations for its “50 Most Influential Aggies” to identify individuals for their list.
Geoff Haslam, Nate Alder, and Karra Porter speak at Utah Association for Justice Event
// Apr 20, 2018
Geoff Haslam and Nate Alder were speakers at a nuts & bolts seminar sponsored by the Utah Association for Justice titled, "When is Mediation Useful and How to Make it Most Effective." Karra Porter spoke in the afternoon on "Preserving Matters for Appeal During Trial and What Happens After Verdict."