News: Utah State Bar Litigation Section Conference in Moab on October 19th
// Oct 5, 2018
13 judges from across the state of Utah will be receiving the Judicial Excellence Award during the Utah State Bar Litigation Section conference in Moab, Utah on Friday, October 19 at 7 pm. Honorees are:
Constandinos Himonas, Utah Supreme Court Justice
Gregory K. Orme, Presiding Judge Utah Court of Appeals
Jennifer A. Brown, Associate Presiding Judge Fourth District
Samuel P. Chiara, Eighth District
Lynn W. Davis, Fourth District
Glen R. Dawson, Second District
Roger W. Griffin, Fourth District
Royal I. Hansen, Third District
Thomas L. Kay, Second District
Eric A. Ludlow, Fifth District
Todd M. Shaughnessy, Third District
Andrew H. Stone Third District
Thomas L. Willmore, Presiding Judge First District
The award is given by the Utah Bar’s Litigation Section. Each year, the 2,000+ members of the Litigation Section (the largest section of the Utah Bar) cast their vote. This award is given to recognize the judges “who promote an orderly and civil litigation process and have demonstrated exemplary character and competence in performing their judicial duties.”
The Litigator’s Cup will also be awarded during the event to attorney, Kate Conyers. The Litigator’s Cup is a large trophy that is passed year to year to a member of the Litigation Section that has made significant contributions to advance the section’s mission. Each year, the names of the chair and recipient are added to the Cup.
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.