News: Nate Alder Appointed to Governing Council of the ABA's Center for Innovation
C&J's Nathan D. Alder has been appointed by American Bar Association President Linda Klein to the governing council of the ABA’s Center for Innovation. The Center is an exciting, new venture for the ABA which recently issued its Report on the Future of Legal Services in the United States, including Recommendation #6 which encouraged the establishment of the Center. The purpose of the Center is to position the ABA as a leader and architect of the profession’s efforts to increase access to legal services and to improve the delivery of, and access to, those services to the public through innovative programs and initiatives. The Center will seek input from and collaboration with technologists, innovators, consumers, and those in public policy, to develop new projects, programming and other resources to help drive innovation in the delivery of legal services. Read more about the ABA's Center for Innovation here and Nate's appointment here.
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C&J represents nurse who was assaulted after abiding by hospital policy against allowing police blood draw on an unconscious accident victim
Alex Wubbels, was assaulted and arrested after explaining to police that she couldn't draw a blood sample from an unconscious person at University Hospital. A Salt Lake City police detective asked for a blood sample. After explaining to the detective that the police needed a warrant, consent from the unconscious patient, or that the patient needed to be under arrest before the blood sample could be drawn, the officer grabbed the nurse, twisted her arm back, dragged her outside, and left her handcuffed in a hot patrol car.
Three of C&J's attorneys have been selected by their peers for 2018's Best Lawyers in America awards
Sarah Spencer, Phil Ferguson and Karra Porter have all been named by their peers in The Best Lawyers in America's  2018  publication.  Each of these three is a legal star in their own right and these recognitions are further proof that we have the best attorneys in the state working for C&J.
Geoffrey Haslam and Nathan Alder ranked in the the top 100 Mountain States Super Lawyers
Mary Corporon interviewed regarding Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott
Mary Corporon faced news cameras this week in a press conference to address the status of Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott.  In the midst of a sensitive health situation, Mary helped the Ott family take steps to provide a guardianship for the former County Recorder's health and to step down from his position with the county.  Christensen & Jensen is proud to have attorneys that are tactful, professional, and composed under pressure.  A link to the interview is provided below.  

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