News: Karra Porter, Mary Corporon, and Kristen Kiburtz File Hard Hitting Tenth Circuit Appellate Brief in Jeremy Johnson Case
// Jan 12, 2017
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. The appellate brief raises a number of serious issues involving the Fifth and Sixth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution, including Mr. Johnson's lack of access to funds for his defense and a conflict of interest between Mr. Johnson and his former counsel. The brief also addresses a number of other issues that Mr. Johnson's attorneys say denied Mr. Johnson a fair trial, as well as errors committed by the district court in sentencing that sent Mr. Johnson to federal prison for more than a decade. Read the entire appellate brief here.
Steve Kelson's research on violence against attorneys cited by ABA Journal
// Aug 31, 2018
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.
7 Attorneys from C&J selected for 25th edition of 'The Best Lawyers in America'
// Aug 15, 2018
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.
American Board of Trial Advocates welcomes Ruth Shapiro
// Aug 10, 2018
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.