News: Sarah Spencer will moderate a mock appellate argument at DRI's 2018 Appellate Advocacy Seminar
// Mar 8, 2018
Sarah Spencer will moderate a mock appellate argument involving a sports-gambling case at this month's DRI Appellate Advocacy Seminar. A panel of judges will preside over a mock oral argument, performed by exceptional practitioners, in a case on review before the Supreme Court of the United States that challenges the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, a federal law banning states from authorizing sports gambling in all but a handful of "grandfathered" states, such as Nevada.
The seminar will be held March 14-15, 2018 at the Planet Hollywood Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Registration details can be found 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.