S.J. Quinney College of Law alumni honored by Utah Minority Bar Association

S.J. Quinney College of Law alumni were honored for outstanding work in several categories at this month’s Utah Minority Bar Association 2015 Scholarship and Awards Banquet. The awards recognize firms, attorneys, and judges who promote diversity and demonstrate commitment to underserved populations, especially within the legal community. Some of the S.J. Quinney College of Law alumni […]

Dean Adler’s 100-100 Training Blog # 2

October 25, 2015 – Ninth Annual Trans-Wasatch run This is the second in a series of occasional training blogs recording my major training runs showing progress toward my goal of completing the Zion 100 on April 8-9, 2016, in support of the College of Law’s 100-100 initiative. The first blog recorded a Mt. Timpanogos Run […]

New Bar President Angelina Tsu,’02 Outlines Goals

Angelina Tsu,’02, has outlined an ambitious set of goals for her term as president of the Utah State Bar. To start, she wants to “create great programs that benefit the community and serve members better. In the interview below, Tsu shares her thoughts on how the Bar can harness technology to bring together attorneys and […]

‘Do Not Cheat, Steal or Lie’: Yengich, ’75, Reflects on Utah Lawyer of the Year Award, Importance of Mentoring, and Law as a Vocation

In July, the Utah State Bar named Ron Yengich “Lawyer of the Year,” but on the day of this interview, he wasn’t resting on his laurels. Known to friends and foes alike as a strong adherent of honesty, Ron Yengich, ’75, confessed that he was on his way to court “to get beat up,” just […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]