News: C&J obtains $500,000 settlement for Nurse Alex Wubbels
// Oct 31, 2017
Since Wubbels went public with the arrest video,our client has had several goals, including changes to policy on how police interact with nurses; accountability by the officers involved; starting a public discussion on the importance of body camera video; compensation; and helping others. Those goals have each been met in some meaningful way. Policy changes have taken hold, the officers involved have been disciplined, and the widespread attention the case garnered in the press pushed forward an important discussion about the importance of bodycameras.
Wubbels is working with the American Nurses Association on the #endnurseviolence campaign to prevent what happened to her from happening elsewhere. She will also contribute to the Utah Nurse's association, and would like to speak before the Utah Legislature during the next session about the importance of making body cameras mandatory for all police agencies. Alex Wubbels and Christensen & Jensen want to help all Utahns have access to body camera video for their own cases.
We all deserve to know the truth. And the truth comes when you see the actual raw footage. And that’s what happened in my case. No matter how truthful I was in telling my story, it was nothing compared to what people saw and the visceral reaction people experienced when watching the footage.
That's why we've launched a new campaign at utahpolicevideo.com. With a generous donation from Nurse Alex, a fund will be created to pay the costs of requesting bodycam footage from police departments. Christensen & Jensen has agreed to help free of charge with public information requests and to help with appeals when those requests are denied. For more information about how to obtain your own bodycam footage, or to have a free consultation to review footage you've already obtained, contact us today.
Christensen & Jensen P.C. Included in the 2021 Edition of the “Best Law Firms” in the United States
// Nov 9, 2020
On November 5, 2020, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers jointly announced the Eleventh Edition of the “Best Law Firms” in the United States. C&J is proud to be included with the other elite and impressive law firms chosen for 2021.
C&J Attorneys, Amber Stargell & George Burbidge, to be panelists for ALFA International DAPP Webinar
// Nov 3, 2020
George Burbidge and Amber Stargell will be panelists for the upcoming ALFA International DAPP (Diverse Attorney Pipeline Program) Webinar on Tuesday, November 10, 2020, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. central time. They will speak about their involvement with Christensen & Jensen, the ALFA International member firm in Salt Lake City, Utah. This complimentary webinar will explore the importance of a diverse law firm, its significance, and its reflection of the firm’s culture and values. According to ALFA International, diversifying the workplace is vital for the firm’s bottom line.
George Burbidge is the former Managing Director of C&J and oversaw the firm’s DAPP involvement for the first year. He is an AV-rated trial lawyer and has represented businesses of all sizes.
Amber Stargell began her work at C&J as a summer clerk with the DAPP program in 2018. Since graduating from the University of Utah, Amber practices criminal, civil, personal injury, and probate litigation at C&J.
C&J attorney, Jeff Enquist, to serve on Salt Lake County Redistricting Commission
// Oct 27, 2020
Christensen & Jensen Attorneys would like to congratulate and announce that Jeff Enquist has been appointed to the Salt Lake County Redistricting Commission. Drawing electoral district boundaries is an important job and we are happy to have one of our own C&J attorneys selected for the task. The council appointed Jeff to the Commission on September 15, 2020. Congratulations, Jeff! We are proud to have you on our team.