Meyer, ’87, Named a District Court Judge in Idaho

Cynthia K.C. Meyer, ’87, was named a state 1st District Judge by Idaho Gov. Butch Otter. ““I believe Cynthia has the right mix of temperament, decisiveness and personal integrity for the bench and I am confident that she will approach her new duties with the same well-reasoned, thoughtful demeanor that exemplified her tenure as a […]

College of Law to Host Annual Alumni Dinner May 14 at Rice-Eccles Stadium

On Thursday, May 14, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will host its annual Alumni Dinner at Rice-Eccles Stadium on the University of Utah campus.   The college will present awards to three alumni and one honorary alumnus. “The alumni dinner is always an enjoyable opportunity for our graduates to catch up with […]

Achtenberg to Deliver 2015 College of Law Commencement Address

(March 16, 2015) —Roberta Achtenberg, a 1975 University of Utah College of Law graduate who President Obama appointed to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights in 2011, will be the commencement speaker at the S.J. Quinney College of Law on May 15. Achtenberg is a civil rights attorney with more than 30 years of senior-level […]

Achtenberg to deliver 2015 College of Law commencement address

(March 16, 2015) —Roberta Achtenberg, a 1975 University of Utah College of Law graduate who President Obama appointed to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights in 2011, will be the commencement speaker at the S.J. Quinney College of Law on May 15. Achtenberg is a civil rights attorney with more than 30 years of senior-level […]

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 […]