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News: Utah State Bar Litigation Section Conference in Moab on October 19th

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.

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