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.
Christensen & Jensen P.C. Included in the 2021 Edition of the “Best Law Firms” in the United States
// Nov 9, 2020
On November 5, 2020, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers jointly announced the Eleventh Edition of the “Best Law Firms” in the United States. C&J is proud to be included with the other elite and impressive law firms chosen for 2021.
C&J Attorneys, Amber Stargell & George Burbidge, to be panelists for ALFA International DAPP Webinar
// Nov 3, 2020
George Burbidge and Amber Stargell will be panelists for the upcoming ALFA International DAPP (Diverse Attorney Pipeline Program) Webinar on Tuesday, November 10, 2020, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. central time. They will speak about their involvement with Christensen & Jensen, the ALFA International member firm in Salt Lake City, Utah. This complimentary webinar will explore the importance of a diverse law firm, its significance, and its reflection of the firm’s culture and values. According to ALFA International, diversifying the workplace is vital for the firm’s bottom line.
George Burbidge is the former Managing Director of C&J and oversaw the firm’s DAPP involvement for the first year. He is an AV-rated trial lawyer and has represented businesses of all sizes.
Amber Stargell began her work at C&J as a summer clerk with the DAPP program in 2018. Since graduating from the University of Utah, Amber practices criminal, civil, personal injury, and probate litigation at C&J.
C&J attorney, Jeff Enquist, to serve on Salt Lake County Redistricting Commission
// Oct 27, 2020
Christensen & Jensen Attorneys would like to congratulate and announce that Jeff Enquist has been appointed to the Salt Lake County Redistricting Commission. Drawing electoral district boundaries is an important job and we are happy to have one of our own C&J attorneys selected for the task. The council appointed Jeff to the Commission on September 15, 2020. Congratulations, Jeff! We are proud to have you on our team.