News: Mary Corporon Appointed to Utah Indigent Defense Commission by Governor Herbert
// Jun 7, 2016
Mary Corporon has been appointed by Utah Governor Gary Herbert to serve on the newly established Utah Indigent Defense Commission. The Utah Indigent Defense Commission, among other things, will be authorized to collect data from local indigent criminal defense authorities for the purpose of studying the provisions of indigent criminal defense services statewide and report any findings and/or recommendations to the Legislature. The Utah Indigent Defense Commission will also be authorized to assist local jurisdictions to meet minimum standards of effective representation, as well as providing advice, guidelines, and financial assistance to defense service providers. Congratulations Mary on your appointment to the Utah Indigent Defense Commission. Read more about the Indigent Defense Commission here.
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.
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, Phil Ferguson and Karra Porter have all been named by their peers in The Best Lawyers in America's 2018 publication. Each of these three is a legal star in their own right and these recognitions are further proof that we have the best attorneys in the state working for C&J.
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.