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, 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Brian Edward Brower, ’99, was appointed to the Clearfield Justice Court in August, 2015. He replaced Judge John L. Sandberg, who retired. Prior to his appointment, Brower practiced law for 15 years in the 2nd and 3rd judicial districts where he represented three cities and one county.
Jordan Dez, ’15, has joined Kirton McConkie’s International and Tax and Estate Planning sections. She previously interned for the Hon. Scott M. Matheson, Jr., in the U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals and worked as a legal research assistant in the Office of General Counsel at the University of Utah. Her practice focuses on cross-border business […]
Rand Haddock, ’74, joined Arizona-headquartered NewLAWu.s. to practice finance law. He has 30 years’ experience in finance law advising corporations and financial institutions.
June 16, 2015 — Bridget Romano, ‘94, was named chief civil deputy in the Utah Attorney General’s Office. She previously held the position of solicitor general. As chief civil deputy, Romano will oversee the Education, Environment and Health, Highways and Utilities, Litigation, Natural Resources, State Agency Counsel and Tax and Financial Services divisions.
In June 2015, Gov. Gary Herbert named Elizabeth M. Knight, ’93, a juvenile court judge in Utah’s 3rd District Juvenile Court. Upon confirmation by the Utah Senate, she will succeed Judge S. Decker, who recently retired. Knight helped establish a state program with the Office of Guardian ad Litem and also directed the Office of […]
On Friday, June 19, 2015, the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Energy and Mineral Law Foundation (EMLF) will hold its annual meeting in the offices of Holland & Hart in Denver. The meeting, titled “The Future of the Electric Utility Industry—Game Changers or Just Continued Evolution?”, will run half a day beginning at 8:00 a.m. […]