News: Nate Alder Presents "The Future of ADR in Utah" at the Annual Utah State Bar Dispute Resolution ADR Academy
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.
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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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