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.
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."