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.
Heather Thuet Re-Elected as Bar Commissioner for the 3rd Division
// Apr 16, 2019
Heather is another example of Christensen & Jensen's committment to giving back to the legal community through service with the Utah State Bar. Our sincerest congratulations to Heather, and to Michelle Quist who won the other 3rd Division Commission seat as well as Heather Farnsworth, our 2019-2020 Bar President-Elect.
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.