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Heather Thuet selected as Key Note speaker at Pro Bono Kick Off
Heather Thuet has been asked to give the keynote address at the Utah Celebrates Pro Bono Kickoff at the S.J. Quinney School of Law on October 21, 2019. 
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Sarah Spencer Presents at ALFA PLCT seminar
Sarah Spencer presented at ALFA's 2019 Product Liability & Complex Torts Practice Group Seminar today.  The Seminar is being held September 25-27 at the Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain in Marana, Arizona.
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Mary Corporon Quoted in Deseret News Regarding Common Law Marriage Law
Mary Corporon was again quoted by local news outlets regarding the law surrounding common law marriage in the state of Utah. 
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Sarah Spencer selected to speak at ALFA PLCT seminar
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Todd Weiler interviewed regarding "fringe gambling" in Utah
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.” 
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Heather Thuet Re-Elected as Bar Commissioner for the 3rd Division
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.
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Geoff Haslam Selected to Speak on Arbitration Best Practices for New Lawyer Training Conference
On March 15, 2019, Geoff Haslam was the opening speaker at the 2019 New Lawyer Mediation event hosted by the Utah Association for Justice and the Utah State Bar.
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Stephen Kelson Selected as Keynote Speaker at Utah State Bar Spring Convention
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." 
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DRI presentation "Preserving the Reocrd for Appeal" by Sarah Spencer
Sarah Spencer will provide a DRI webinar presentation on "Preserving the Record for Appeal" available on May 29, 2019.  Sarah's commitment to DRI events helps all members improve their legal skills and hone their craft.  We are lucky to have her with C&J and congratulate her on being selected to present.
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Sarah Spencer selected as DRI Apellate Advocacy 2019 Seminar Chair
Sarah Spencer has been appointed as the Program Chair of the Defense Research Institute (DRI) National Appellate Advocacy Seminar, to be held in Chicago on July 19, 2019. Sarah has been active in the Appellate Advocacy Committee of DRI since 2014 and has provided her insight in many DRI articles.
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Thirteen Attorneys from C&J named as 2019 Utah 'Legal Elite'
Thirteen Attorneys from Christensen & Jensen have been named "Legal Elite" by Utah Business Magazine for 2019. We are proud to announce that this year's list includes half of the firm members here at Christensen & Jensen!
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Nate Alder inducted to the Utah Chapter of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals 2019
Following a committee review and due diligence interviews, Nate Alder has been inducted into the fledgling Utah Chapter of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals for 2019.  
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Mary Corporon named as one of Utah's Legal Elite for 2018!
Our congratulations to Mary Corporon for being named by Utah Business Magazine as one of "Utah's Legal Elite" for the 2018 year.  This prestigious award is well deserved.
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Sarah Spencer appointed to the Utah Appellate Roster for Criminal and Juvenile Delinquency Appeals
Sarah Spencer has been appointed to the Utah Appellate Roster for Criminal Appeals and Juvenile Delinquency Appeals by the Utah Board of Appellate Court Judges.
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Nate Alder named Master Mediator and rep for House of Delegates
The Utah State Court Roster of Mediators has named Nate Alder one of its Master Mediators.  Our sincerest congratulations to Nate on this well-deserved recognition.  In addition to this position, Nate has been appointed as a representative to the American Bar Association House of Delegates by the Utah State Bar.  His term will run through 2020.
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Tanner Lenart Recognized for Liqour Licensing Art Exhibit
"Liquor lawyer" Tanner Lenart and local artist Adam Bateman have collected House Bill 442 signs designating the liquor license of businesses now that the signs are not required under House Bill 442.
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Utah State Bar Litigation Section Conference in Moab on October 19th
13 judges from across the state of Utah will be receiving the Judicial Excellence Award during the Utah State Bar Litigation Section conference in Moab, Utah on Friday, October 19 at 7 pm.
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Steve Kelson's research on violence against attorneys cited by ABA Journal
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.
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7 Attorneys from C&J selected for 25th edition of 'The Best Lawyers in America'
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.
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American Board of Trial Advocates welcomes Ruth Shapiro
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. 
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Karra Porter Named 2018's Lawyer of the Year
Our most sincere congratulations to Karra Porter for being honored by the Utah State Bar as the 2018 Lawyer of the Year.  We applaud her dedication to the legal profession, the firm, and the community.
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Tanner Lennart mentioned in City Weekly as the writer's "favorite liqour lawyer"
City Weekly's cover story features Tanner Lenart on Utah liqour laws, and writer Darby Doyle calls Tanner her favorite liqour lawyer. Tanner's growing recognition as Utah's favorite liqour lawyer is well deserved.
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Sarah Spencer publishes article titled: "Is the Record Really Complete?"
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.
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Nate Alder finishes second term of service with Judicial Performance Evaluation Commission
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.
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Tanner Lenart interprets Utah’s peculiar liquor laws so the rest of us don’t have to
Christensen & Jensen Attorney Tanner Lenart was featured in Salt Lake City Weekly today to get her take on Utah liquor laws.  Tanner helps restaurateurs, bartenders and patrons understand the laws passed during Utah's short annual legislative session this year. 
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Nate Alder named as one of Utah State Aggies' ten most influential alumni
The Utah Statesman, the student-led newspaper at Utah State University, has named C&J’s Nate Alder as one of Utah State’s ten most influential alumni. It solicited and gathered nominations for its “50 Most Influential Aggies” to identify individuals for their list.
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Geoff Haslam, Nate Alder, and Karra Porter speak at Utah Association for Justice Event
Geoff Haslam and Nate Alder were speakers at a nuts & bolts seminar sponsored by the Utah Association for Justice titled, "When is Mediation Useful and How to Make it Most Effective."  Karra Porter spoke in the afternoon on "Preserving Matters for Appeal During Trial and What Happens After Verdict."
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J.D. Lauritzen quoted by news on the audit of SLC police internal investigation policies
Last summer's viral body cam footage of Nurse Alex Wubbel's arrest prompted a state audit reviewing the internal investigation policies of the Salt Lake City Police.  J.D. Lauritzen offered a statement to reporters on the results of the audit that were recently released.
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Heather Thuet to speak on diversity and inclusion in the legal profession
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.
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Karra Porter represents parolee shot three times by parole agent charged with aggravated assault
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,
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Nate Alder Chairs the National Legal Mentoring Consortium
C&J’s Nate Alder is Chair of the National Legal Mentoring Consortium which holds its 2018 conference at the University of South Carolina in Columbus on April 12-14, 2018.
 
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C&J attorney Heather Thuet featured by Good4Utah about free and low-cost legal resources in Utah
Heather Thuet appeared on Good4Utah today to talk about the Utah State Bar's own "Tuesday Night Bar" - a program that helps low income individuals get initial access to legal help. 
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Sarah Spencer will moderate a mock appellate argument at DRI's 2018 Appellate Advocacy Seminar
Sarah Spencer will moderate a mock appellate argument at DRI's 2018 Appellate Advocacy seminar in Las Vegas.
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Heather Thuet speaking at Licensed Lawyer CLE
Join Heather Thuet at the Utah Law & Justice Center on Wednesday, March 14th for a continuing legal eduacation course on how to take advantage of Licensed Lawyer.
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Heather Thuet to present on Principled Negotiations - When to Hold 'em and When to Fold 'em
On February 9th, C&J's own Heather Thuet will be presenting at the 4th Annual Intermountain Construction Defect & Dispute Conference.  Heather will speak on the subject of negotiations and "when to hold 'em and when to fold 'em." 
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Utah Cold Case Coalition in the news

There are some 200 cold cases of murders or missing persons in Utah, yet the state has no comprehensive up-to-date database that would help law enforcement bring perpetrators to justice.  A new organization, the Utah Cold Case Coalition, says agencies could be doing a much better job sharing information and solving old homicides and disappearances.

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Tanner Lenart featured on KUER on liquor laws in Utah

Tanner Lenart, C&J's premier attorney specializing in liquor laws, was featured on KUER this week.  Learn how a law designed for strip-clubs complicated the showing of the movie Deadpool at Brewvies in Salt Lake City.  Tanner's clients are mostly bars and restaurants, she helps them navigate Utah’s complicated alcohol regulations.

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C&J launches website and coalition effort to solve 1995 murder of Rosie Tapia
Karra Porter & JD Lauritzen appeared before local news today to present a new effort to solve the 1995 murder of Rosie Tapia.  For more information, please visit www.whokilledrosie.com.
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Sarah Spencer and Nate Alder awarded summary judgment in a major products liability case
Sarah Spencer and Nathan Alder presented a thorough and effective defense that resulted in a crucuial summary judgment yesterday, securing a huge win for clients in a complex product liability case
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Dave Richards & Sarah Spencer win 10th Circuit Appeal
Sarah Spencer and Dave Richards secured a win for city representatives of Cottonwood Heights at the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.  The Court affirmed the dismissal of constitutional and other claims thanks to the efforts of Christensen & Jensen's talented attorneys.
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C&J obtains $500,000 settlement for Nurse Alex Wubbels
Wubbels will use part of the settlement to help others pay the cost of obtaining their own body cam footage.  Christensen & Jensen will provide free legal services to help people request footage, and appeal denials when appropriate.
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Nine Attorneys from C&J named 2017's "Utah's Legal Elite" by Utah Business Magazine
Nine of Christensen & Jensen's own were among those selected for inclusion in Utah Business Magazine's list of "Utah's Legal Elite" for 2017.  When you contact the attorneys at C&J, you can know that you're getting elite legal advocacy from an experienced and respected attorney at "Utah's #1 medium-sized litigation firm" - Thomson-Reuters/Super Lawyers Magazine, 2015.  Recipients of this honor were selected in the following practice areas: 

Arbitration/Mediation:

Geoffrey Haslam
Stephen Keslon

Civil Litigation:

Nathan D. Alder
George Burbidge
Sarah Spencer

Family Law: 

Mary Corporon

Insurance Law: 

Phillip Ferguson

Up and Coming:

Tyler Snow
Jeremy S. Stuart

Congratulations, and kudos to each attorney listed and for all of the skilled work on behalf of clients tthat this award recognizes.
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C&J represents nurse who was assaulted after abiding by hospital policy against allowing police blood draw on an unconscious accident victim
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.
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Three of C&J's attorneys have been selected by their peers for 2018's Best Lawyers in America awards
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.
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Mary Corporon meets with Bryan Stevenson, founder of Montgomery, Alabama's Equal Justice Initiative
Mary Corporon meets with Bryan Stevenson, founder of Montgomery, Alabama's Equal Justice Initiative
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Geoffrey Haslam and Nathan Alder ranked in the the top 100 Mountain States Super Lawyers
Christensen & Jensen attorneys Geoffrey C. Haslam and Nathan D. Alder were recently named in the Mountain States 2017 Super Lawyers top 100. The list is comprised of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  Recipients are selected through independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations.  
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Mary Corporon interviewed regarding Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott
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.  

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Nate Alder champions design innovation to help basic consumers get through the legal system
As Governing Council for the ABA's Center for Innovation, Nathan Alder comments that BYU's  LawX's program, combining a high-tech approach with the goal of building fairness in the law was both timely and noble.
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Rebecca Hill & Bryson Brown win summary judgment motion in insurance coverage case
Rebecca Hill and Bryson Brown recently won summary judgment in United States District Court on behalf of an insurance company which was relieved of any duty to defend an insured for intentional and/or criminal acts.
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After Experience with the Tribune, Karra Porter offers antitrust insight on the Chicago Sun Times purchase
Karra Porter was interviewed today by Global Competition Review in Washington, D.C., about the antitrust implications of competing bids to buy the Chicago Sun Times.  Karra was lead counsel in the antitrust lawsuit that facilitated last year’s purchase of the Salt Lake Tribune by local owners.
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Karra Porter files constitutional class action lawsuit on behalf of Utah cattle rancher over beef checkoff
Utah rancher claims that beef checkoffs violate First Amendment rights by forcing ranchers to fund the private speech of  private entity (the Utah Beef Council).
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Mary Corporon Published an Article in the American Bar Association's Criminal Justice Section - "What to do when the Feds come knocking."
C&J attorney Mary C. Corporon was recently published in the Spring 2017 edition of the American Bar Association's Criminal Justice Section Newsletter.
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Stephen Kelson Awarded the Utah Council on Conflict Resolution’s Peacekeeper Award
C&J's Stephen Kelson was awarded the Utah Council on Conflict Resolution’s Peacekeeper Award on May 19, 2017.
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Navy Senior Officers Vote 3-0 to Retain C&J Client Lt. David Nartker
On Tuesday, April 18, 2017, a three member separation panel for the United States Navy voted unanimously to retain C&J client Lieutenant David Nartker, rejecting recommendations from commanders to discharge Lt. Nartker from the Navy.
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Nate Alder Recognized Among Utah Business Magazine's "Legal Elite" for 2017
C&J attorney Nathan D. Alder has been honored as one of Utah Business Magazine's "Legal Elite" for 2017.
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Mary Corporon Selected Among the 2017 "Legal Elite" by Utah Business Magazine
C&J's Mary C. Corporon has been selected among the 2017 "Legal Elite" by Utah Business Magazine for her outstanding work in Family Law.
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Geoff Haslam Included in Utah Business Magazine's "Legal Elite" for 2017
C&J attorney Geoffrey C. Haslam was recently named to Utah Business Magazine's "Legal Elite" for 2017 for his tremendous work as an Arbitrator/Mediator.
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Phil Ferguson Selected by Utah Business Magazine Among Its "Legal Elite" for 2017
C&J's Phillip S. Ferguson was recently selected among Utah Business Magazine's "Legal Elite" for 2017.
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George Burbidge Named to 2017 "Legal Elite" by Utah Business Magazine
C&J attorney George W. Burbidge II was recently recognized among the 2017 "Legal Elite" by Utah Business Magazine for his work in Civil Litigation.
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Sarah Spencer Recognized Among the "Legal Elite" for 2017 by Utah Business Magazine
C&J's Sarah E. Spencer was recently included by Utah Business Magazine among the "Legal Elite" for 2017 for her work in Civil Litigation.
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Jeremy Stuart Among Utah Business Magazine's 2017 "Legal Elite"
C&J attorney Jeremy S. Stuart has been named by Utah Business Magazine among the "Legal Elite" for 2017.
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Tyler Snow Included in Utah Business Magazine's 2017 "Legal Elite"
C&J's Tyler V. Snow has been selected among the 2017 "Legal Elite" by Utah Business Magazine as an Up and Coming attorney.
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Steve Kelson Named Among Utah Business Magazine's "Legal Elite" for 2017
C&J attorney Stephen D. Kelson was recently recognized among the "Legal Elite" by Utah Business Magazine for his outstanding work as an Arbitrator/Mediator.
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Tanner Strickland Lenart Featured in Utah Business Article Regarding "Sweeping Changes" in Utah Liquor Law
C&J restaurant/hospitality and alcohol beverage licensing & compliance attorney Tanner Strickland Lenart was recently featured in a Utah Business article regarding the numerous changes to Utah's liquor laws that have come out of this year's legislative session.
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Sarah Spencer Hosts "Appellate Counsel at Trial" CLE at C&J
C&J appellate attorney Sarah E. Spencer hosted an appellate law CLE for the Defense Research Institute's ("DRI") Appellate Advocacy Committee on March 9, 2017 at the C&J offices in Salt Lake City.
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Sarah Spencer Published in DRI's February 2017 Issue of "For the Defense"
C&J appellate attorney Sarah E. Spencer was recently published in the February 2017 edition of the Defense Research Institute's ("DRI") "For the Defense."
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Ruth Shapiro Appointed to Utah Uniform Jury Instruction Committee
C&J attorney Ruth A. Shapiro was recently appointed to the Utah Uniform Jury Instruction Committee.
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Jury Returns "Mitigated Guilt" Verdict Following Two-Week Trial in High Profile St. George Murder Case
C&J criminal defense attorneys Mary C. Corporon and J.D. Lauritzen, along with their co-counsel Gary Pendleton, recently obtained a "mitigated guilt" verdict for their client in a high profile murder case in St. George, Utah following a two-week trial.
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Phil Lowry Presides as Legal Chair of Cybershield's Legal Table Top Exercise
C&J shareholder Phillip Lowry, an officer and lawyer in the Utah National Guard, is the lead attorney for the 2017 National Guard Bureau Cybershield Exercise.
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Nate Alder Presents at College of Community Association Lawyers' Annual Law Seminar in Las Vegas
C&J's Nathan D. Alder presented to the College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL) at its annual Law Seminar on January 20, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada (Aria Resort).
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Karra Porter, Mary Corporon, and Kristen Kiburtz File Hard Hitting Tenth Circuit Appellate Brief in Jeremy Johnson Case
White collar criminal and appellate attorneys Karra J. Porter, Mary C. Corporon, and Kristen C. Kiburtz yesterday filed a hard hitting appellate brief in the Jeremy Johnson case with the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver, Colorado.
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Geoff Haslam, Kristen Kiburtz, and Jeremy Stuart Prevail in Slip and Fall Case Involving a Flashlight
C&J attorneys Geoffrey C. Haslam, Kristen C. Kiburtz, and Jeremy S. Stuart recently prevailed on appeal in a premises liability case involving a slip and fall on a flashlight at a Megaplex Theater.
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Sarah Spencer Named to Forty Under 40 List by Utah Business
C&J attorney Sarah E. Spencer has been recognized by Utah Business for inclusion in its "Forty Under 40" program.
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Tanner Strickland Lenart Helps Client Avoid Hefty DABC Fine
C&J liquor law compliance attorney Tanner Strickland Lenart scored a recent victory for one her restaurant clients when she secured a minimal fine for her client under the Utah Transfer of License Act.
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Mary Corporon Featured in Several News Stories Over Delayed DNA Results in C&J Criminal Case
C&J criminal defense attorney Mary C. Corporon has recently been featured in several news stories regarding the now more than year long delay in obtaining DNA results from the Utah State crime lab in one of her cases.
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C&J Included in 2017 Edition of "Best Law Firms" by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers
Christensen & Jensen has been selected by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers© for inclusion in the 2017 Edition of "Best Law Firms."™
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Eric Jenkins Participates in Mass Torts Panel Discussion at 2016 Fall Forum
Following a screening of the movie Erin Brockovich at the opening night of the 2016 Fall Forum, C&J attorney Eric K. Jenkins participated in a panel discussion regarding mass tort litigation and how those cases can pose unique challenges, whether you are a solo practitioner, mid-size law firm, or a larger firm.
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Gabe White Hosting 2016 Fall Forum Sponsored by C&J
C&J's Gabriel K. White is co-hosting this year's Fall Forum along with Amy Fowler of the Salt Lake Legal Defenders Association at the Little America Hotel in downtown Salt Lake City on November 17th and 18th.
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Karra Porter Squares Off Against Trial Counsel in Appellate Presentation at 2016 Fall Forum
C&J appellate and trial attorney Karra J. Porter, who has handled more than 150 civil and criminal appeals in her more than 30 years of experience, squares off in a boxing-style match with trial counsel at today's 2016 Fall Forum.
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Karra Porter and Sarah Spencer Present at "Short Legal Writing Course for Lawyers" CLE
C&J appellate attorneys Karra J. Porter and Sarah E. Spencer presented at last night's short legal writing course for lawyers CLE at the Utah State Bar.
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C&J Welcomes New Associate Crystal Orgill
C&J is proud to welcome its newest associate Crystal Orgill to the firm.
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Tanner Strickland Lenart Obtains Licensing Victory for Tobacco/Alcohol Shop Client
C&J liquor law compliance attorney Tanner Strickland Lenart recently obtained a significant victory for her tobacco/alcohol shop client.
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Mary Corporon Presenting at the 2016 UACDL Death Penalty Seminar
C&J criminal defense attorney Mary C. Corporon will be among the presenters at the 2016 UACDL Death Penalty Seminar, "Cutting Edge Strategies," hosted at the Utah State Bar building on November 4, 2016.
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Mary Corporon and the Utah Indigent Defense Commission Ready to Tackle Utah's Public Defender Problems
As we reported back in June, C&J criminal defense attorney Mary C. Corporon was appointed to the newly formed Utah Indigent Defense Commission.
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Nate Alder Presents "The Future of ADR in Utah" at the Annual Utah State Bar Dispute Resolution ADR Academy
On October 14, 2016, C&J dispute resolution attorney Nathan D. Alder presented "The Future of ADR in Utah" at the annual Utah State Bar Dispute Resolution Section ADR Academy.
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Karra Porter Quoted in Article About "Legal Bulldog" Marcus Mumford
C&J white collar defense attorney Karra J. Porter was recently quoted in an article about fellow Utah defense attorney Marcus Mumford, who the article has dubbed a "legal bulldog."
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Ruth Shapiro and Jeremy Stuart Obtain Defense Verdict in Matter Involving Allegations of Negligent Entrustment
C&J trial attorneys Ruth A. Shapiro and Jeremy S. Stuart recently obtained a defense verdict on behalf of their client after a 2 week jury trial in Millard County, Utah.
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Heather Thuet Included in 2016 Mountain States Super Lawyers Rising Stars List
C&J attorney Heather L. Thuet has been selected to the 2016 Mountain States Super Lawyers Rising Stars List.
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Eric Jenkins Chosen to 2016 Mountain States Super Lawyers Rising Stars List
C&J's Eric K. Jenkins has been named to the 2016 Mountain States Super Lawyers Rising Stars list.
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Mary Corporon Selected to 2016 Mountain States Super Lawyers List
C&J attorney Mary C. Corporon has been included in the 2016 Mountain States Super Lawyers list.
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Sarah Spencer Included in 2016 Mountain States Super Lawyers Rising Stars List
C&J's Sarah E. Spencer has been selected to the 2016 Mountain States Rising Stars list.
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George Burbidge Named to 2016 Mountain States Super Lawyers List
C&J attorney George W. Burbidge II has been chosen to the 2016 Mountain States Super Lawyers list.
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Geoff Haslam Selected to 2016 Mountain States Super Lawyers List
C&J attorney Geoffrey C. Haslam has been included in the 2016 Mountain States Super Lawyers list.
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Phil Lowry Dominates Yet Another Wasatch 100
C&J's Phil Lowry recently finished yet another Wasatch 100, which is described as "one of the most uniquely challenging ultrarunning events in the world."
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Rebecca Hill Chosen to 2016 Mountain States Super Lawyers List
C&J's Rebecca L. Hill has been included in the 2016 Mountain States Super Lawyers list.
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C&J NYC Marathon Class Action Suit Settles
After months of negotiations, C&J's NYC Marathon class action suit has settled.
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Dave Richards and his Search Dog Cowboy Featured in 9/11 Story
C&J attorney David C. Richards and his search dog Cowboy were recently featured in a "Wirth Watching" story regarding Dave and Cowboy's rescue efforts in the days after 9/11.
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Phil Ferguson Included in 2016 Mountain States Super Lawyers List
C&J attorney Phillip S. Ferguson has been named in the 2016 Mountain States Super Lawyers List.
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Phil Lowry Featured in Foreign Policy Magazine Over Representation of U.S. Navy Officer
C&J attorney Phillip E. Lowry is featured in Foreign Policy Magazine over his representation of a U.S. Navy Officer who was involved in high stakes standoff in the Persian Gulf in January, which Phil's client maintains prevented a war with Iran.
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Bart Kunz Named to 2016 Mountain States Super Lawyers List
C&J attorney Bart Kunz has been included in the 2016 Mountain States Super Lawyers List.
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Kristen Kiburtz Chosen to 2016 Mountain States Super Lawyers Rising Stars List
C&J's Kristen C. Kiburtz has been included in the 2016 Mountain States Super Lawyers Rising Stars list.
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Gabe White Selected to 2016 Mountain States Super Lawyers Rising Stars List
C&J attorney Gabriel K. White has been chosen to the 2016 Mountain States Super Lawyers Rising Stars list.
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Jeremy Stuart Included in 2016 Mountain States Super Lawyers Rising Stars List
C&J attorney Jeremy S. Stuart has been chosen to the 2016 Mountain States Super Lawyers Rising Stars List.
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Nate Alder Named to 2016 Mountain States Super Lawyers Top 100 Lawyers List
C&J attorney Nathan D. Alder has been selected to the 2016 Mountain States Super Lawyer Top 100 Lawyers list.
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Karra Porter Selected to 2016 Mountain States Super Lawyers Top 50 Women Lawyers List
C&J's Karra J. Porter has been chosen to the 2016 Mountain States Super Lawyers Top 50 Women lawyers list.
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Nate Alder Becomes Charter Member of Utah State Bar's Community Association Section
C&J's Nathan D. Alder became a charter member of the Utah State Bar's Community Association Section.
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And Justice for All Exhibit Showing at C&J Through September
On August 11, 2016, C&J hosted Bar Review & And Justice for All Benefit Exhibit.
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Roger Christensen Recognized by Best Lawyers for Work in Personal Injury
C&J attorney Roger P. Christensen has been selected by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers® 23rd Edition of the The Best Lawyers in America© for his work in Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs.
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Nate Alder Appointed to Governing Council of the ABA's Center for Innovation
C&J's Nathan D. Alder has been appointed by American Bar Association President Linda Klein to the governing council of the ABA’s Center for Innovation.
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Mary Corporon Recognized by Best Lawyers for Work in Family Law and Family Law Mediation
C&J's Mary Corporon has been selected by her peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers® 23rd Edition of the The Best Lawyers in America© for her work in Family Law and Family Law Mediation.
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Rebecca Hill and Erika Larsen Co-Author Utah Chapter of Recent ABA Publication
C&J attorney Rebecca L. Hill and C&J 3L law clerk Erika Larsen co-authored the Utah Chapter of the recently released American Bar Association publication titled: "Reasonable Expectations: Interpreting Insurance Policies in Common Law Jurisdictions."
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Sarah Spencer Recognized by Best Lawyers for Work in Commercial Litigation
C&J attorney Sarah E. Spencer has been recognized by her peers for inclusion in the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for Commercial Litigation.
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Nate Alder Selected as Officer by National Conference of Bar Presidents
At its annual meeting in San Francisco, the National Conference of Bar Presidents selected C&J's Nathan D. Alder to become one of its officers.
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Karra Porter Recognized by Best Lawyers for Work in Insurance Law
C&J attorney Karra J. Porter has been selected by her peers for inclusion in the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Insurance Law.
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Nate Alder and Sarah Spencer Resolve Pair of Wrongful Death Cases
C&J attorneys Nathan D. Alder and Sarah E. Spencer recently resolved a pair of wrongful death cases.
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Karra Porter and Mary Corporon to Appear on K-Talk 630 to Speak About Jeremy Johnson Case
C&J attorneys Karra J. Porter and Mary C. Corporon will be appearing on K-Talk 630 (KTKK 630AM) to speak about the Jeremy Johnson case on August 19, 2016.
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Phil Ferguson Recognized by Best Lawyers for Work in Insurance Litigation and Personal Injury Defense Litigation
C&J attorney Phillip S. Ferguson has been included in the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for Litigation - Insurance and Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants.
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Nate Alder Presenting at BYU Education Week on Mediation
C&J's Nathan D. Alder will present at BYU's Education Week on the topic of "Resolving Impasse at Mediation," August 18, 2016.
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Geoff Haslam Recognized by Best Lawyers for Work in Insurance Law
C&J attorney Geoffrey C. Haslam was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Insurance Law.
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George Burbidge's Client Granted Clemency by President Obama
C&J attorney George W. Burbidge II recently obtained a significant reduction in his client's prison sentence after filing a clemency application on his client's behalf.
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Karra Porter and Dave Richards Featured in University of Utah College of Law Article Over "Fight to Save The Salt Lake Tribune"
C&J attorneys Karra J. Porter and David C. Richards were recently featured in an article by the University of Utah's S.J. Quinney College of Law over the "fight to save The Salt Lake Tribune."
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C&J to Host Bar Review & And Justice for All Benefit Exhibit
C&J is proud to announce that it will be hosting Bar Review & And Justice for All Benefit Exhibit on August 11, 2016 from 5:15 to 7:00 pm.
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C&J Lawsuit Over Skateboarding's Bid to be Added to 2020 Tokyo Olympics Garnering Much Attention
A lawsuit filed by C&J attorneys Karra J. Porter, Phillip E. Lowry, and Tyler V. Snow, in conjunction with a California law firm, on behalf of the World Skateboarding Federation ("WSF") is creating a host of national/international media coverage on the eve of a decision of whether to add skateboarding to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
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Mary Corporon's Appointment to Utah Indigent Defense Commission Confirmed
Previously, we announced that C&J criminal defense attorney Mary C. Corporon had been appointed to the newly created Utah Indigent Defense Commission by Utah Governor Gary Herbert.
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Gabe White Receives Committee of the Year Award on Behalf of Utah Leadership Academy
C&J's Gabriel K. White recently received the Committe of the Year Award on behalf of the Utah Leadership Academy program at the Utah State Bar convention in San Diego, California.
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Heather Thuet Sworn in as 3rd Division Bar Commissioner
Heather Thuet sworn in as 3rd Division Bar Commissioner at Utah State Bar convention, following her impressive victory in the election.
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Sarah Spencer Appointed as Co-Chair of Utah State Bar's Appellate Practice Section for 2016-2017 Bar Year
C&J attorney Sarah E. Spencer has been appointed as co-chair of the Utah State Bar's Appellate Practice Section for the 2016-2017 bar year.
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Dave Richards and Tanner Strickland Lenart Obtain Summary Judgment on Opposition's "Unreasonable Use" Claim
C&J water law attorneys David C. Richards and Tanner Strickland Lenart recently prevailed on summary judgment in a case involving a dispute over the alleged flooding of a property bought and developed by the plaintiff.
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Tenth Circuit Rules in Favor of C&J Client in Dave Richards and Sarah Spencer Case
The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled in favor of the client of C&J attorneys’ David C. Richards and Sarah E. Spencer in a case involving a claim arising under the Utah Constitution for “unnecessary rigor.”
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Heather Thuet to Accept President's Award on Behalf of Utah State Bar Litigation Section Board at Utah State Bar's 85th Anniversary Gala
As Chair of the Utah State Bar's Litigation Section, Heather Thuet will be accepting the President's Award on behalf of the Utah State Bar Litigation Section Board at the Utah State Bar's 85th Anniversary Gala on June 30, 2016.
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Mary Corporon Appointed to Utah Indigent Defense Commission by Governor Herbert
Mary Corporon has been appointed by Utah Governor Gary Herbert to serve on the newly established Utah Indigent Defense Commission.
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C&J antitrust lawsuit ends with changes to Salt Lake Tribune governing documents
A federal antitrust lawsuit brought in 2014 by C&J attorneys Karra Porter and Dave Richards has ended with changes made to the challenged Joint Operating Agreement.
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Steve Kelson Serves as Keynote Speaker at Utah Asian Chamber of Commerce's 11th Annual Scholarship and Awards Gala
On May 7, 2016, Steve Kelson served as the keynote speaker at the Utah Asian Chamber of Commerce’s 11th Annual Scholarship and Awards Gala.
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Heather Thuet to Announce Recipients of Judicial Excellence Award and Recipient of Litigator's Cup
As Chair of the Utah State Bar's Litigation Section, Heather Thuet will be announcing the 10 recipients of the 2016 Judicial Excellence Award and the recipient of the Litigator’s Cup at the Annual Meeting on June 10 in Moab.
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Karra Porter and Scott Evans Obtain Ruling Finding Client 50% Owner of Glenmoor Golf Course
Karra Porter and Scott Evans recently obtained a ruling from Judge Shaughnessy, declaring their client as a 50% owner of Glenmoor Golf Course.
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Nate Alder's Mediation Efforts Not Going Unnoticed
Utah Business magazine has recognized Nate Alder as one of Utah’s top mediators (determined by attorney voting, 2016).
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Steve Kelson Featured on Covers of the Montana Lawyer and Michigan Bar Journal
Steve Kelson was recently featured on the covers of the Montana Lawyer and Michigan Bar Journal.
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Nate Alder Named "Sustaining Life Fellow" by National Conference of Bar Presidents
The National Conference of Bar Presidents has recently named Nate Alder a “Sustaining Life Fellow,” its top, lifetime honorary membership category.
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Sarah Spencer and Nate Alder Settle Hotly Contested Fire Loss Claim
Sarah Spencer and Nate Alder recently settled a client’s hotly contested first-party claim against his insurer for failure to properly investigate and adjust a total fire loss.
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Karra Porter and Mary Corporon Named 2016 "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers
Congratulations to C&J attorneys Mary Corporon and Karra Porter on being named 2016 Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” for family law and insurance law, respectively.
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C&J Antitrust Suit Over Salt Lake Tribune/Deseret News May Soon Be Over After Sale of Tribune to Paul Hunstman
An antitrust suit brought by C&J challenging a 2013 secret deal between the owners of the Deseret News and The Salt Lake Tribune may soon be over.
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More Information on Ruth Shapiro's Request to Serve on USA Cycling's Safety Advisory Committee
As we recently reported, C&J's Ruth Shapiro has been asked by USA Cycling to serve on a newy developed safety advisory committee.
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Karra Porter Speaking About Tribune Case at Osher Brown Bag Lunch
On Wednesday, April 20th, Karra Porter, along with members of the Utah Newspaper Project, will be speaking at the Osher Lifelong Learning brown bag luncheon regarding the antitrust litigation involving Salt Lake's two newspapers.
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Heather Thuet Elected 3rd Division Bar Commissioner
C&J's Heather Thuet has been elected as a 3rd Division Bar Commissioner for the Utah State Bar.
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Phil Lowry to be Senior Legal Advisor at Operation Cybershield
For the next two weeks, C&J attorney Phil Lowry will be a senior legal advisor at Operation Cybershield
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Two @KarraPorter Cases Featured in Salt Lake Tribune Today
C&J attorney @KarraPorter (Twitter) was featured in two separate news stories in this morning's Salt Lake Tribune.
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Judge Scott Grants Summary Judgment and Motion to Strike in Steve Kelson Case
Judge Laura Scott recently granted C&J’s Motion for Summary Judgment and Motion to Strike in a Steve Kelson case.
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Jeremy Johnson Acquitted On All But a Few Minor Charges
Breaking News: A jury acquitted Jeremy Johnson on 78 of 86 counts in Utah federal court this morning.
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"Oustanding," "Smart," and Never "Rattled" Heather Thuet Obtains Verdict for C&J Client
“Outstanding,” “smart,” and never “rattled” C&J trial attorney Heather Thuet recently obtained a favorable verdict for her client
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Gabe White Defeats MPSJ in Contract Matter
Gabe White scored a big victory by defeating a motion for partial summary judgment in Utah federal court
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Steve Kelson Helps Defeat MPSJ in Westgate Matter
C&J’s Steve Kelson defeated a motion for partial summary judgment in Westgate v. The Lodge HOA
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Ruth Shapiro Asked to Serve on USA Cycling Safety Committee
C&J’s Ruth A. Shapiro has been asked by the CEO of USA Cycling to serve on a recently developed safety advisory committee.
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"High Achieving Adventurer" Sarah Spencer featured on cover of Attorney At Law Magazine
C&J attorney Sarah Spencer was recently featured on the cover of the “Women In Law 2016” Edition of Attorney At Law Magazine for Greater Salt Lake City.
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"Accomplished and ambitious" C&J attorney Heather Thuet featured on cover of Attorney At Law Magazine
Attorney At Law Magazine recently featured C&J attorney Heather Thuet on the cover of its “Women In Law 2016” edition.
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4th District Court Refuses to Resurrect Long-Dormant Water Right in C&J Case
C&J’s water lawyers scored a resounding victory in a recent state court ruling
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Phil Lowry Obtains CompTIA Certification
C&J attorney Phil Lowry has successfully passed the CompTIA Security+ exam.
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Karra Porter Among Recipients of 2016 Utah State Bar Outstanding Mentor Award
C&J attorney Karra Porter is among the recipients of the 2016 Utah State Bar Outstanding Mentor Award.
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4th District Court Awards Sanctions Against IHC for Trial Counsel Misconduct in C&J Case
Fourth District Court Judge Christine Johnson has granted C&J's motion for sanctions against IHC Hospitals, Inc., due to misconduct of its counsel
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Phil Lowry Sues New York Marathon
C&J attorney Phil Lowry alleges that the New York Marathon is running an illegal lottery.
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C&J Welcomes New Associate Attorney
C&J is happy to announce that J.D. Lauritzen has joined the firm
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Karra Porter Wins Appeal in UPUAA Case
C&J attorney Karra Porter won a significant victory at the Utah Supreme Court in a case involving attorney fees under the Utah Pattern of Unlawful Activity Act
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Karra Porter Wins Appeal in Majors v. Owens Case
C&J attorney Karra Porter recently won another appeal at the Utah Court of Appeals.
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Client Receives Significantly Reduced Sentence in Mary Corporon Case
Mary Corporon, head of C&J’s White Collar and Criminal Defense department, has secured a significantly reduced sentence for her client
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Death Penalty Request Withdrawn in Mary Corporon Case
Mary Corporon, head of C&J’s White Collar and Criminal Defense department, won a significant victory recently
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