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.
Nate Alder champions design innovation to help basic consumers get through the legal system
// Jul 6, 2017
As Governing Council for the ABA's Center for Innovation, Nathan Alder comments that BYU's LawX's program, combining a high-tech approach with the goal of building fairness in the law was both timely and noble.
Rebecca Hill & Bryson Brown win summary judgment motion in insurance coverage case
// Jun 23, 2017
Rebecca Hill and Bryson Brown recently won summary judgment in United States District Court on behalf of an insurance company which was relieved of any duty to defend an insured for intentional and/or criminal acts.
After Experience with the Tribune, Karra Porter offers antitrust insight on the Chicago Sun Times purchase
// Jun 23, 2017
Karra Porter was interviewed today by Global Competition Review in Washington, D.C., about the antitrust implications of competing bids to buy the Chicago Sun Times. Karra was lead counsel in the antitrust lawsuit that facilitated last year’s purchase of the Salt Lake Tribune by local owners.