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.
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.
Sarah Spencer publishes article titled: "Is the Record Really Complete?"
// Jun 6, 2018
Sarah Spencer's article on "How Apppellate Courts Consider New Evidence on Appeal" in this month's publication by the National Foundation for Judicial Excellence. Sarah's expertise in appellate and other matters is one of Christensen & Jensen's most valuable assets.