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.
Heather Thuet to speak on diversity and inclusion in the legal profession
// Apr 17, 2018
On Thursday April 19th, Heather will be speaking at the New Lawyer Ethics Course held at the Utah Law & Justice Center regarding diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. Heather's discourse will begin at noon.
Karra Porter represents parolee shot three times by parole agent charged with aggravated assault
// Apr 9, 2018
Karra Porter discussed the shooting of her client Joe Alvin Gomez at a press conference at the offices of Christensen & Jensen today. The Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office announced today that it had filed a criminal charge against AP&P Agent Andrew O'Gwin,