News: Karra Porter files constitutional class action lawsuit on behalf of Utah cattle rancher over beef checkoff
// Jun 19, 2017
Karra Porter filed a class action suit on behalf of a Utah rancher aimed at ending state checkoff fees for the sale of beef animals where those fees are alleged to violate first amendment rights under the Utah Constitution. In May of 2016 a cattle organization in Montana filed a similar suit claiming that it was unconstitutional for the government to compel its members to fund the private speech of state beef councils.
C&J obtains $500,000 settlement for Nurse Alex Wubbels
// Oct 31, 2017
Wubbels will use part of the settlement to help others pay the cost of obtaining their own body cam footage. Christensen & Jensen will provide free legal services to help people request footage, and appeal denials when appropriate.
Nine Attorneys from C&J named 2017's "Utah's Legal Elite" by Utah Business Magazine
// Sep 20, 2017
Nine of Christensen & Jensen's own were among those selected for inclusion in Utah Business Magazine's list of "Utah's Legal Elite" for 2017. When you contact the attorneys at C&J, you can know that you're getting elite legal advocacy from an experienced and respected attorney at "Utah's #1 medium-sized litigation firm" - Thomson-Reuters/Super Lawyers Magazine, 2015. Recipients of this honor were selected in the following practice areas:
Nathan D. Alder
Up and Coming:
Jeremy S. Stuart
Congratulations, and kudos to each attorney listed and for all of the skilled work on behalf of clients tthat this award recognizes.
C&J represents nurse who was assaulted after abiding by hospital policy against allowing police blood draw on an unconscious accident victim
// Aug 31, 2017
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
// Aug 17, 2017
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.