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.
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.