News: Nate Alder Presents "The Future of ADR in Utah" at the Annual Utah State Bar Dispute Resolution ADR Academy
// Oct 17, 2016
On October 14, 2016, C&J dispute resolution attorney Nathan D. Alder presented "The Future of ADR in Utah" at the annual Utah State Bar Dispute Resolution Section ADR Academy. During his 60-minute presentation, Nate encouraged members of the Dispute Resolution Section to create the future landscape for arbitration, mediation, special master work and early neutral evaluations. Nate's presentation focused primarily on impediments to growth in the field, what Utah lacks regarding widespread adoption of ADR, and how leaders and stakeholders can open up practices and programs to greater adoption, including online dispute resolution (which is closer than you might think). Nate also addressed important topics like training programs in Utah, higher education, certifications and a more sophisticated provider and consumer landscape, including awareness and programmatic negotiation opportunities.
Steve Kelson's research on violence against attorneys cited by ABA Journal
// Aug 31, 2018
The recent ABA Journal features Steve Kelson in an article discussing violence against attorneys. Steve has reviewed nearly 12,0000 surveys from 27 states all on his own time to help the ABA compile national numbers. This recognition of his work is well deserved.
7 Attorneys from C&J selected for 25th edition of 'The Best Lawyers in America'
// Aug 15, 2018
The Best Lawyers 2019 edition was released today and 7 attorneys from Chistensen & Jensen were selected by their peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America publication. Geoff Haslam was also named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers for his work in Insurance Law.
American Board of Trial Advocates welcomes Ruth Shapiro
// Aug 10, 2018
Christensen & Jensen's own Ruth Shapiro recently became a full member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. ABOTA is an "invitation only" organization that invites members of hight personal character and honorable reputation.