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.
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.