News: Nate Alder Presents "The Future of ADR in Utah" at the Annual Utah State Bar Dispute Resolution ADR Academy
// Oct 17, 2016
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. During his 60-minute presentation, Nate encouraged members of the Dispute Resolution Section to create the future landscape for arbitration, mediation, special master work and early neutral evaluations. Nate's presentation focused primarily on impediments to growth in the field, what Utah lacks regarding widespread adoption of ADR, and how leaders and stakeholders can open up practices and programs to greater adoption, including online dispute resolution (which is closer than you might think). Nate also addressed important topics like training programs in Utah, higher education, certifications and a more sophisticated provider and consumer landscape, including awareness and programmatic negotiation opportunities.
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."