News: Sarah Spencer Published in DRI's February 2017 Issue of "For the Defense"
// Feb 28, 2017
C&J appellate attorney Sarah E. Spencer was recently published in the February 2017 edition of the Defense Research Institute's ("DRI") "For the Defense." Sarah's article, titled "How Appellate Courts Consider New Evidence on Appeal," explores how appellate courts view new evidence presented for the first time on appeal, including how and why "[a]ppellate practitioners and trial attorneys need to understand the exceptions that appellate courts make to the general rule that they consider only the evidence and arguments submitted to the trial court." To read Sarah's article in its entirety, visit here.
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.