Cecilia Romero Named HNBA’s 2015 Top Lawyers Under 40

SALT LAKE CITY (March 20, 2015) – Cecilia Romero Partner of Holland & Hart LLP and 2002 S.J. Quinney College of Law graduate, has been chosen by the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) as one of the recipients of its 2015 “Top Lawyers Under 40” award. This award celebrates ten highly qualified winners from across the country […]

Croasmun, ’03, Joins Crowe & Dunlevy

Jon Croasmun, a 2003 graduate of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, has joined the Oklahoma firm of Crowe & Dunlevy as a director in the Aviation/Aircraft practice group. Croasmun is a former manager and senior in-house counsel for a multinational banking and financial services holding company. He has concentrated his practice […]

Ruble, ’02, Honored by Hinckley Institute, College of Pharmacy

Jim Ruble, ’02, an associate professor at the University of Utah College of Pharmacy, was recognized by the Hinckley Institute in their Outstanding Professor Program. In 2014, he received the Distinguished Teaching Award for the College of Pharmacy for the second time, after first receiving it in 2011. In May 2015, he will receive the […]

College of Law Moot Court Team Excels in Competition, Scores 17th Best Brief Among 121 Teams

At the National Moot Court Competition, held February 9-12, 2015, in New York City, the College of Law team of Clay Hardman, Matthew Church and Christopher Bond drafted a brief that ranked 17th in the nation among the 121 teams that participated in the competition.  In the oral arguments, the team also competed strongly, losing […]

Schwendiman to Discuss Afghanistan Reconstruction in February 11 College of Law Lecture

On February 11, 2015, David Schwendiman, a 1976 graduate of the University of Utah College of Law, will discuss his work in Afghanistan in a lecture, “Establishing the Rule of Law in Afghanistan.” The 5:30 p.m. event, to be held in the Sutherland Moot Courtroom at the U of U S.J. Quinney College of Law, […]

Richard Richards, ’61, Dies at Age of 82

Richard Richards, ’61, died on January 30, 2015, at his home in South Ogden. He was 82. A native of Ogden, Richards was the former chairman of the Republican National Committee. He also served three terms as the Utah Republican Party chairman. He was the first state chairman to endorse Ronald Reagan’s campaign for the […]

Norman Kettner, 1928-2014

Norman William Kettner, a 1952 College of Law graduate, died in his sleep on Sunday, December 29, 2014. After graduation from law school, Kettner served as a clerk for the Utah Supreme Court. He later served seven years as assistant Salt Lake City Attorney and subsequently spent 30 years as working as an attorney for […]

Schwendiman, ’76, Nominated Chief Prosecutor of the EU’s Special Investigative Task Force

David Schwendiman, a 1976 University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law graduate, has been nominated Chief Prosecutor for the European Union Special Investigative Task Force (SITF). He takes over from Clint Williamson, who was the SITF Chief Prosecutor from October 2011 until August 2014. Schwendiman brings a wealth of professional and academic experience in […]

Elton, ’76, Appointed to Grantsville Justice Court

Ronald Lynn Elton, ’76, was appointed to the Grantsville Justice Court by the Tooele County Nominating Commission. From 1975 to 1995, he served in the Tooele County Attorney’s Office as a law clerk, deputy county attorney and county attorney. He subsequently served as Grantsville city attorney, and as Rush Valley and Vernon Town attorney. His […]

Bower, ’74, Retires as Ada County Prosecutor

On November 28, 2014, Greg Bower, ’74, retired as the Ada County, Idaho, Prosecutor. Bower spent almost 40 years in the Ada County Prosecutor’s Office. To read an Idaho Statesman interview with Bower, including his reflections on how the office has changed during his time there, click here.