News: Sarah Spencer Hosts "Appellate Counsel at Trial" CLE at C&J
// Mar 10, 2017
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. Sarah's presentation, titled "Appellate Counsel at Trial: Protecting the Record and Putting Your Best Foot Forward," was broadcasted live via webcast from the C&J boardroom to other attendees around the country. The presentation featured two guest speakers, Brendan D. Benson and Tillman J. Breckenridge, and taught participants "[t]he advantages of utilizing appellate counsel at trial," "[h]ow trial and appellate counsel should work together to create the best possible record for appeal," and how to evaluate "the cost.benfit and scope of appellate counsel's role in trial." To learn more about Sarah's presentation, read 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.