News: 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 was recognized for her work in the area of Commercial Litigation. This will be the second year running that Sarah has earned this distinction in addition to being named as a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers Magazine. Sarah's thorough, intelligent, and tactical legal work has helped many commercial clients navigate the minefield of litigation and come out the other side unscathed. She is known as an up-and-coming professional and even her opponents rave about her talent as a litigator. If your business is facing legal action, do yourself a favor and contact Sarah today.
Phil Ferguson was also selected for 2018's Best Lawyers in America list in both the area of Insurance Litigation, as well as Personal Injury Defense Litigation. In addition to these lists, Phil has been named as 2018's Salt Lake City Insurance Litigation "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers in America. Phil has been found listed on Best Lawyers' list every year since 2008 and he has been named as a "Legal Elite" by Utah Business every year since 2011. Phil has spent his career with complex litigation matters in professional liability, construction, and product liability matters, to name a few. Phil has an incredible grasp and memory for so many areas of the law. His expertise and skill has been honed over the course of his storied career. If you are facing a high-stakes legal battle involving complex commercial issues then you need to contact Phil today.
Karra Porter was named as one of the Best Lawyers in America on 2018's list for her work in Insurance Law. Karra is consistently recognized as one of the most experienced and successful commercial and appellate litigators in the state. She has handled many high-profile cases and aided clients with complex appeals, crisis management, and media relations. Karra is also known as an "attorney's attorney", advising other lawyers and firms on particularly large and complex cases. Her work in the area of bad faith has made her a top insurance law expert. If you need the very best representation on a high-profile or complex case, you can do no better than to contact Karra today.
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.
Mary Corporon interviewed regarding Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott
// Jul 23, 2017
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.
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.