News: Nate Alder finishes second term of service with Judicial Performance Evaluation Commission
// May 17, 2018
On May 17, 2017, Nate Alder completed his second term (total of six years) of service on the Judicial Performance Evaluation Commission. Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert appointed Nate to this independent body in 2011. JPEC was created in 2008 to replace the review system operated by the judiciary; JPEC is a thirteen-member commission with four people appointed by the governor, four by the legislature (two from the House, two from the Senate), four by the supreme court, and one being the director of CCJJ.
More information at: https://judges.utah.gov/. JPEC honored Nate at its May 17th meeting; Governor Herbert will now appoint Nate’s replacement to JPEC.
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.