After months of negotiations, C&J's NYC Marathon class action suit is set to settle. C&J attorneys Phil Lowry and Bryson Brown represented two Utah runners in their claims over how the nonprofit group that organizes the NYC Marathon used a lottery to select some of the race's runners. As part of the settlement, "New York Road Runners Inc. said it would cease holding the lotteries for three years," and "would issue credits, amounting to about $2.1 million, for racers who paid a fee to enter the lottery but were unable to race, along with some who paid the fee and were given the opportunity to race.reimburse some runners for the fees they paid to enter the lottery." Great work Phil and Bryson in resolving this case for your clients. Read more about the settlement here.
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."
DRI presentation "Preserving the Reocrd for Appeal" by Sarah Spencer
// Feb 28, 2019
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.