News: Three of C&J's attorneys have been selected by their peers for 2018's Best Lawyers in America awards
// Aug 17, 2017
Sarah Spencer was recognized for her work in the area of Commercial Litigation. This will be the second year running that Sarah has earned this distinction in addition to being named as a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers Magazine. Sarah's thorough, intelligent, and tactical legal work has helped many commercial clients navigate the minefield of litigation and come out the other side unscathed. She is known as an up-and-coming professional and even her opponents rave about her talent as a litigator. If your business is facing legal action, do yourself a favor and contact Sarah today.
Phil Ferguson was also selected for 2018's Best Lawyers in America list in both the area of Insurance Litigation, as well as Personal Injury Defense Litigation. In addition to these lists, Phil has been named as 2018's Salt Lake City Insurance Litigation "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers in America. Phil has been found listed on Best Lawyers' list every year since 2008 and he has been named as a "Legal Elite" by Utah Business every year since 2011. Phil has spent his career with complex litigation matters in professional liability, construction, and product liability matters, to name a few. Phil has an incredible grasp and memory for so many areas of the law. His expertise and skill has been honed over the course of his storied career. If you are facing a high-stakes legal battle involving complex commercial issues then you need to contact Phil today.
Karra Porter was named as one of the Best Lawyers in America on 2018's list for her work in Insurance Law. Karra is consistently recognized as one of the most experienced and successful commercial and appellate litigators in the state. She has handled many high-profile cases and aided clients with complex appeals, crisis management, and media relations. Karra is also known as an "attorney's attorney", advising other lawyers and firms on particularly large and complex cases. Her work in the area of bad faith has made her a top insurance law expert. If you need the very best representation on a high-profile or complex case, you can do no better than to contact Karra today.
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.