Dez, ’15, Joins Kirton McConkie’s International and Tax and Estate Planning Sections

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 […]

Haddock, ’74, Joins NewLAW.us

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.

Romano, ’94, Named Chief Civil Deputy in Utah AG’s Office

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.

Knight, ’93, Named Juvenile Court Judge

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 […]

Energy and Mineral Law Foundation Annual Meeting in Denver June 19

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. […]

Francis, Rinehart, and Naylor Present at Center for Law and Society Annual Meeting

The weekend of May 28-31, 2015, professors Leslie Francis and Amelia Rinehart and Natasha Naylor, all members of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s Center for Law and Biomedical Sciences, presented at the Law and Society Association’s 2015 Annual Meeting in Seattle. Leslie Francis (together with John Francis) presented a paper on […]

Article by ULaw Grad Cited in KSL News Story on Joe Hill

An article co-written by 2015 College of Law graduate Adam Pritchard was cited in a recent KSL News story on executed labor organizer and songwriter Joe Hill. In1915, Hill was executed by a Utah firing squad for the murder of a Salt Lake City grocer and his son. Nonetheless, supporters continue to sing Hill’s songs and support […]

Burke, ’97, Lauded as Utah Hero by Utah Pride Center

Paul C. Burke, ’97, was recognized as a “Utah Hero” for his legal work defending the rights of gay and lesbian teens and for his public advocacy of equality for Utah’s LGBT citizens.  The award citation states that “his tenacity, zeal, and compassion have made him a champion of the underserved and most disadvantaged in […]

Law Library Unveils Fordham Digital Collection

By Valeri Craigle for the Quinney Law Library Blog – The Law Library is pleased to announce the recent launch of the Jefferson B. Fordham Digital Collection (cdn.law.utah.edu/fordham). Fordham was a vocal supporter of individual rights and racial equality, served as dean of the University of Pennsylvania’s law school from 1952 until 1970, and was […]

Graham, ’06, Named Assistant AD at Northwest Nazarene University

Alison Graham, ’06, was named Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance and Student Affairs at Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, ID. She previously worked as an attorney for Judge Sergio A. Gutierrez of the Idaho Court of Appeals. Graham also has served on the Governing Council of the Appellate Practice Section of the Idaho State Bar […]