S.J. Quinney College of Law alumni honored by Utah Minority Bar Association

S.J. Quinney College of Law alumni were honored for outstanding work in several categories at this month’s Utah Minority Bar Association 2015 Scholarship and Awards Banquet. The awards recognize firms, attorneys, and judges who promote diversity and demonstrate commitment to underserved populations, especially within the legal community. Some of the S.J. Quinney College of Law alumni […]

S.J. Quinney alumna Abby Dizon-Maughan honored for her work by the NAACP

Growing up in Kearns, Utah, Abby Dizon-Maughan always knew she wanted to be a lawyer. When the inevitable, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” question arose, a job in the legal field was always on the forefront of her mind. Her first experience in the legal field came when she turned […]

Dean Adler’s 100-100 Training Blog # 2

October 25, 2015 – Ninth Annual Trans-Wasatch run This is the second in a series of occasional training blogs recording my major training runs showing progress toward my goal of completing the Zion 100 on April 8-9, 2016, in support of the College of Law’s 100-100 initiative. The first blog recorded a Mt. Timpanogos Run […]

New Bar President Angelina Tsu,’02 Outlines Goals

Angelina Tsu,’02, has outlined an ambitious set of goals for her term as president of the Utah State Bar. To start, she wants to “create great programs that benefit the community and serve members better. In the interview below, Tsu shares her thoughts on how the Bar can harness technology to bring together attorneys and […]

‘Do Not Cheat, Steal or Lie’: Yengich, ’75, Reflects on Utah Lawyer of the Year Award, Importance of Mentoring, and Law as a Vocation

In July, the Utah State Bar named Ron Yengich “Lawyer of the Year,” but on the day of this interview, he wasn’t resting on his laurels. Known to friends and foes alike as a strong adherent of honesty, Ron Yengich, ’75, confessed that he was on his way to court “to get beat up,” just […]

Tribe, ’06, Elected to Phoenix Children’s Museum Board

Stephanie Tribe, an associate with Fennemore Craig in Phoenix, has been elected to the Children’s Museum of Phoenix board of directors. Founded in 1998, the Children’s Museum of Phoenix’s mission is to engage the minds, muscles and imaginations of children and the grown-ups who care about them.

Lowe, ’08, Profiled in Fox 13 Story about New Center for Homeless Youth

Nicole Lowe, ’08, an Assistant Attorney General in the Utah Attorney General’s Office, was profiled in a Fox 13 story, “Volunteers for America to open new center for homeless youth in Salt Lake City.” As recounted in the story, Lowe herself was homeless in her early teens, found herself drinking heavily and taking drugs. Upon […]

Open Legal Services Among ABA’s 2015 Legal Rebels

Open Legal Services, a nonprofit Salt Lake City law firm founded by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law graduates Shantelle Argyle and A. Daniel Spencer, both ’13, is featured in the “Legal Rebels” story in the September 2015 issue of the ABA Journal. Argyle, who has a background in computer technical support, and […]

McCray, LL.M ’99, Appointed as a Justice on CA Courts-Martial Appellate Panel

On August 4, 2015, California Gov. Jerry Brown announced that he appointed David McCray, LL.M ’99, as a justice on the California Courts-Martial Appellate Panel. The panel, created in 2013, is made up of three justices and hears criminal appeals involving California Guard and Reserve personnel. In this role, Mr. McCray will review issues presented […]

Carter, ’77, and Myers, ’78, Honored by McGeorge School of Law Students

The University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law Student Bar Association (SBA) selected two University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law alumni as Professors of the Year for the Class of 2015. The 2105 Professor of the Year Honoree for the Day Division was Distinguished Professor Linda Carter, ’78.  The 2105 Professor of […]