Alum Jessica Peterson voted one of “30 Women to Watch”

College of Law alumna Jessica Peterson was voted one of “30 Women to Watch” by Utah Business magazine. Peterson is a member of Durham Jones & Pinegar’s bankruptcy and creditors’ rights section, as well as the co-chair of the firm’s recruiting committee and the chair of the women lawyers group. She is deeply committed to […]

Alumni Highlight: May Alumnus Matthew W. Driggs

Matthew W. Driggs, ’92, founded the Advocates Law Firm directly out of law school.  During his time here he has successfully tried many personal injury cases to verdict and has argued before the Utah Supreme Court and the Utah Court of Appeals. As part of Matt’s leadership of the Advocates the firm has engaged in […]

Alum Jennifer Falk featured in Utah Business magazine

S.J. Quinney College of Law alum Jennifer L. Falk was highlighted in Utah Business magazine’s “30 Women to Watch” May 2016 issue. Falk is an attorney at Kruse, Landa Maycock & Ricks, is a board member of the Legal Aid Society, where she provides legal services for victims of domestic violence. She is also a member of […]

College of Law Honors Denise Dragoo

(Press release from Snell & Wilmer) University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law honors Snell & Wilmer Partner Denise Dragoo with Alumna of the Year. SALT LAKE CITY (May 04, 2016) – Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce that Salt Lake City partner Denise A. Dragoo is the recipient of the University of […]

Alumna Colleen Larkin Bell to become Dominion Questar vice president and general manager

Dominion (NYSE: D) and Questar Corp. (NYSE: STR) have announced that S.J. Quinney College of Law alumna Colleen Larkin Bell, Questar vice president and general counsel, will become Dominion Questar vice president and general manager of Dominion Questar Gas. “Craig (Wagstaff), Colleen and Brady (Rasmussen) have shown outstanding judgment and have a commitment to excellence and deep […]

In Memoriam: Jake Robertson, class of 2006

Class of 2006 alum Jake Robertson passed away from a brain tumor April 23, 2016. Jake is survived by his wife and four small children. Funeral services for Jake will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 11:00 am at the LDS Paradise Valley Stake Center, 3601 East Shea Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ. A memorial service […]

Alumni Highlight: April Alumna Kate Kendell

Kathryn Dean Kendell (“Kate”) ’88, has spent the majority of her legal career working tirelessly to achieve full justice and dignity for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people and their families.   Kate’s initial focus upon graduation was to use her legal skills to ensure equal protection of the laws for all citizens.  She engaged in […]

In Memoriam: Alumnus Stephen A. West

S.J. Quinney College of Law class of 1961 alumnus Stephen A. West died on March 10, 2016 at the age of 80. West served as a General Authority Seventy of the LDS Church, and was a senior vice president and general counsel for the Marriott Corporation in Bethesda, Maryland. Read more about Stephen A. West in the […]

Labor Commission names alum Alison Adams-Perlac director of anti-discrimination division

S.J. Quinney College of Law alum Alison Adams-Perlac has been appointed as the new director of the anti-discrimination and labor division. During her career, Adams-Perlac was employed with Catholic Community Services in the immigration and refugee resettlement department. She later worked as a guardian ad litem, representing abused and neglected children. She then spent four years in […]

Alum Joseph Fratty writes Deseret News op-ed on delivering homeless services

S.J. Quinney College of Law alum Joseph Fratty write an op-ed in the March 10, 2016 edition of the Deseret News titled, “My view: Move forward with new model for delivering homeless services.” Following careful study, a group of stakeholders is proposing a new model of service delivery that envisions facilities located over a much wider […]