News: C&J attorney Heather Thuet featured by Good4Utah about free and low-cost legal resources in Utah
// Mar 20, 2018
Heather Thuet appeared on Good4Utah today to talk about the Utah State Bar's own "Tuesday Night Bar" - a program that helps low income individuals get initial access to legal help. Many people are resistant to speak with an attorney either because of the cost, and the Utah State Bar's program can help people get past that initial reluctance and learn more about their rights. Families who earn up to $75,000 a year may also qualify for Utah's Modest Means program which provides reduced rates for legal services.
Attorneys have a professional obligation to help provide affordable access to legal representation. As a member of the board of Bar Commissioners, Heather is seeking to promote these programs and let people know that they don't have to navigate the legal system alone.
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.