News: Nate Alder finishes second term of service with Judicial Performance Evaluation Commission
// May 17, 2018
On May 17, 2017, Nate Alder completed his second term (total of six years) of service on the Judicial Performance Evaluation Commission. Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert appointed Nate to this independent body in 2011. JPEC was created in 2008 to replace the review system operated by the judiciary; JPEC is a thirteen-member commission with four people appointed by the governor, four by the legislature (two from the House, two from the Senate), four by the supreme court, and one being the director of CCJJ.
More information at: https://judges.utah.gov/. JPEC honored Nate at its May 17th meeting; Governor Herbert will now appoint Nate’s replacement to JPEC.
Todd Weiler interviewed regarding "fringe gambling" in Utah
// May 1, 2019
People say they’ve gambled away tens of thousands of dollars at a Utah laundromat. A new law will go into effect to crack down on shops using legal loopholes to get away with what’s called “fringe gambling.”
Heather Thuet Re-Elected as Bar Commissioner for the 3rd Division
// Apr 16, 2019
Heather is another example of Christensen & Jensen's committment to giving back to the legal community through service with the Utah State Bar. Our sincerest congratulations to Heather, and to Michelle Quist who won the other 3rd Division Commission seat as well as Heather Farnsworth, our 2019-2020 Bar President-Elect.
Stephen Kelson Selected as Keynote Speaker at Utah State Bar Spring Convention
// Mar 8, 2019
Stephen Kelson was the keynote speaker at the Utah State Bar Spring Convention in St. George this week. He presented findings on his ongoing study focusing on "Violence in the Legal Profession and a Study of Our Colleagues Nationwide."