News: Nate Alder inducted to the Utah Chapter of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals 2019
// Jan 7, 2019
Following a committee review and due diligence interviews, Nate Alder has been inducted into the fledgling Utah Chapter of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals for 2019.
Nate Alder is an in-demand mediator who takes on challenging cases for attorneys and their clients. He has handled some of Utah's most high-profile disputes, as well as cases that can be settled in a few hours. Nate's range of cases is broad; his law practice has spanned many areas and he has represented both plaintiffs and defendants throughout his career.
A leader in Utah’s mediation community, Nate teaches lawyers, mediators, judges and clients about dispute resolution. He co-founded the Dispute Resolution Section of the Utah State Bar, and later served as its Chair. He served on the board of the Utah Council on Conflict Resolution, Inc. for many years, including a time as chair and symposium co-chair. In 2008, Nate was invited to join the neutral panel at Utah ADR Services, and attended Pepperdine University's Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution to obtain his iniital mediator certificate. He was appointed to the Utah State Court Roster of Mediators, eventually being recognized as a Master Mediator by the court program.
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.
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.