Hill, ’02, Named New Utah Director of OSHA

Chris Hill, a 2002 graduate of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, has been appointed the new Utah Occupational Safety and Health Administration director. Prior to his appointment, he worked as assistant general counsel for Federated Capital Corporation and managed the regional collection office located in Salt Lake City. He also worked […]

Warthen Receives 2014 WestPac Award for Service to Law Library

Lee Warthen, Law Librarian and Adjunct Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, has been selected to receive the 2014 WestPac Distinguished Member Award. WestPac is the Western Pacific Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries. The award recognizes a history of service to the Chapter or exceptional service and/or achievements […]

Fordham Loan Repayment Assistance Program

The S.J. Quinney College of Law announces a new Fordham Loan Repayment Assistance Program (“Fordham LRAP”).  The new Fordham LRAP is a reconfiguration of the former Fordham Loan Forgiveness Program.  Both Programs are designed to help students working in the public interest sector repay their student loans, but the new Fordham LRAP works in tandem […]

Steven Rodgers, ’92, Named Intel’s General Counsel

Steven R. Rodgers, ’92, was named Intel’s fifth general counsel in June 2014. He serves on the company’s senior executive team and leads the company’s Legal and Corporate Affairs group, with approximately 700 employees world-wide. Before joining Intel, Rodgers was a partner at Brown & Bain, P.A., in Phoenix, AZ. He received his undergraduate and […]

College of Law Gifted More than $2.2 Million

Gift to establish and fund new endowed chair Sept. 8, 2014 – The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will have a new endowed chair and support for its loan forgiveness program and annual Fordham Debate program thanks to a $2.2 million gift from the estate of the late Rita E. Fordham. Rita E. […]

‘Shark Enthusiast’ Julio, a 3L, Publishes Article on Great Whites and Endangered Species Act

In August, Derek Julio, a 3L at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and self-described “shark enthusiast,” published an article, “Circling the Blood in the Water: The Difficulties in Endangered Species Protections for the Great White Shark,” in the peer-reviewed journal Natural Resources.  In the interview below, he describes the inspiration for […]

‘Be Diligent, Have Courage, Be a Good Listener’: An Interview with Utah Bar President James Gilson

James Gilson, ’89, is the current president of the Utah State Bar. In the interview below, he describes the bar’s current activities, reflects on how legal education has changed in the past 25 years, and offers practical advice to young attorneys, including the importance of putting the client’s best interests first. What inspired you to run […]

’83 Graduate Miller Named Utah Attorney of the Year by Utah State Bar

Charlotte Miller,’83, was named Utah Attorney of the Year at the Utah State Bar Summer Convention in Snowmass Village, Colorado. Since 2010, Miller has been the Senior Vice President of People & Great Work at O.C. Tanner, a developer of employee recognition strategies and rewards programs. She began her legal career as a clerk for […]

College of Law Welcomes Class of 2017!

We thought you might be interested in the following information about your fellow students. Among the 1L class there are: 102 students total 39 women 18 people of color An age range from 21-64 with an average age of 26.9 5 foreign-born students 7 current or former military (4 officers, 3 enlisted) In addition, 73% […]

Teter, Students File Petition for Writ of Certiorari with U.S. Supreme Court

On August 12, Michael Teter, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, filed a Petition for a Writ of Certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court. “We are seeking a writ to review the Utah Supreme Court decision in State v. Trotter,” Teter said. “The question presented is whether […]