News: Sarah Spencer Hosts "Appellate Counsel at Trial" CLE at C&J
// Mar 10, 2017
C&J appellate attorney Sarah E. Spencer hosted an appellate law CLE for the Defense Research Institute's ("DRI") Appellate Advocacy Committee on March 9, 2017 at the C&J offices in Salt Lake City. Sarah's presentation, titled "Appellate Counsel at Trial: Protecting the Record and Putting Your Best Foot Forward," was broadcasted live via webcast from the C&J boardroom to other attendees around the country. The presentation featured two guest speakers, Brendan D. Benson and Tillman J. Breckenridge, and taught participants "[t]he advantages of utilizing appellate counsel at trial," "[h]ow trial and appellate counsel should work together to create the best possible record for appeal," and how to evaluate "the cost.benfit and scope of appellate counsel's role in trial." To learn more about Sarah's presentation, read here.
Navy Senior Officers Vote 3-0 to Retain C&J Client Lt. David Nartker
// Apr 24, 2017
On Tuesday, April 18, 2017, a three member separation panel for the United States Navy voted unanimously to retain C&J client Lieutenant David Nartker, rejecting recommendations from commanders to discharge Lt. Nartker from the Navy.