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.
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.
Sarah Spencer selected as DRI Apellate Advocacy 2019 Seminar Chair
// Feb 25, 2019
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.