Alumni Highlight: February Alumna Adina Zahradnikova

Adina Zahradnikova is Feburary’s Alumna Highlight.  Adina has had, and is continuing to have, a remarkable career. Adina obtained her law degree from Universitatea Alexandru Ioan Cuza din Iași in 1996.  She then obtained her LLM in Energy, Environment and Natural Resources law from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney Law School.  After graduation, Adina […]

Alumni Highlight: January Alumnus Rod Snow

Alumna/Alumnus Monthly Highlight This is the first in a series of monthly features highlighting just a few of our many fabulous alumni. Each month a different S.J. Quinney College of Law Alumna or Alumnus will be highlighted.   Each graduate of the College makes a unique and valuable contribution to the practice of law and the […]

S.J. Quinney alumna Tara Isaacson honored by Utah State Bar for career in criminal defense

It’s not uncommon to see S.J. Quinney alumna Tara Isaacson representing criminal defendants in some of the state’s most high-profile trials. Isaacson’s career has taken her from serving as Utah State Bar Examiner from 1998 to 2005 to the national spotlight of defending polygamous leader Warren Jeffs in 2007 on charges of accomplice to rape. […]

Dean Adler’s 100-100 Training Blog # 3

November 14, 2015 – Antelope Island Fall 50K This is the third 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 […]

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 […]

Bonnie Mitchell Reflects

After 28 years at the College of Law, a popular and influential clinical professor looks back on a legacy of service and innovation Bonnie Mitchell, a beloved clinical professor at the College of Law, will retire in 2015 after almost 30 years of service to the college. In this interview, she candidly reflects on her […]