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News: Sarah Spencer selected as DRI Apellate Advocacy 2019 Seminar Chair
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.  The Seminar represents a national gathering of attorneys, judges, and other appellate advocacy professionals to learn about important substantive and procedural issues that frequently arise on appeal.  Sarah has been active in the Appellate Advocacy Committee of DRI since 2014 and has provided her insight in many DRI articles, including:
  1. Author, “The United States Supreme Court Takes a Closer Look at Qualified Immunity:  Pearson v. Callahan and its Implications for Constitutional Tort Defense,” The Whisper, DRI Young Lawyers Committee Newsletter, Vol. 1:4, 2009
  2. Author, “The Importance of Pro Bono Legal Services: Why Young Lawyers Should Seek Out Rewarding Pro Bono Opportunities,” The Whisper, DRI Young Lawyers Committee Newsletter, Vol. 1:12, 2009
  3. Author, "Young Lawyers – Be on the Lookout for the Unauthorized Practice of Law," The Whisper, DRI Young Lawyers Committee Newsletter, Vol. 9:10, October 2013
  4. Speaker and moderator, DRI Trial Tactics and Appellate Advocacy Seminar joint session, Mock Oral Argument Regarding a Sports Gaming Case, March 15, 2018, Las Vegas Nevada.
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Christensen & Jensen P.C. Included in the 2021 Edition of the “Best Law Firms” in the United States

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.   

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C&J Attorneys, Amber Stargell & George Burbidge, to be panelists for ALFA International DAPP Webinar
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.
 
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C&J attorney, Jeff Enquist, to serve on Salt Lake County Redistricting Commission
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.
 
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C&J attorney, Karra J. Porter, recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for her work in Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, and Qui Tam Law

Recognition by Best Lawyers relies entirely on peer review. For more than 30 years, Best Lawyers has been deemed the most credible measure of legal integrity and distinction in the U.S.

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