Class Action: Alumni making news, March 2019

eXp World Holdings Hires James Bramble (’97) as General Counsel Bramble will oversee the company’s legal affairs, including corporate governance, litigation and compliance matters, and be a key leader on the international expansion team. He brings more than 20 years of legal experience at publicly traded USANA Health Sciences, one of the largest direct-selling nutrition, […]

High school students experience law school for a day through Passageways program

The lesson for the day for more than 100 high school students visiting the S.J. Quinney College of Law was relatable to many teens in the audience: A 13-year-old junior high student wore a black armband to school to protest violence and her school board passed a ban on the practice to stop her, suspending […]

Scholarships – The Gift of Education

An important way to contribute to student success and strong programs The S.J. Quinney College of Law continues to be named a top-ranked law school. Scholarships play an important role in that success by keeping the College of Law competitive through recruiting highly sought-after law students, keeping student debt burdens among the lowest in the […]

Class Action: Alumni making news, February 2019

President Scott Wyatt (’90) named Cedar City man of the year Scott L Wyatt is Southern Utah University’s 16th president. Prior to his appointment as president of Southern Utah University,Wyatt served as president of Snow College, in Ephraim, Utah, served as a member of the Utah House of Representatives, was a partner in the Logan, […]

Alumna Cristina Ortega to deliver 2019 commencement address

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law alumna and veteran prosecutor Cristina Ortega will be the featured speaker at the 2019 graduation ceremony for law students on May 10. Eighty-five members of the Class of 2019 are expected to graduate at Kingsbury Hall. Seventy-five spring graduates will join 10 law students who graduated in […]

S.J. Quinney College of Law alumna Cecilia Romero selected to become federal magistrate judge

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law alumna Cecilia Romero has been selected to become a federal magistrate judge. The U.S. District Court for Utah announced Friday that Romero has been chosen to fill an upcoming vacancy on the federal bench. Romero will fill the vacancy created by Magistrate Judge Brooke Wells, who will […]

Class Action: Alumni making news, January 2019

Judge Gilbert Martinez (’78) retires After law school Martinez went on to become a successful attorney and later a judge. After law school, he was appointed by former Gov. Scott M. Matheson as the Utah’s first Latino ombudsman. He worked for the Worker’s Compensation Fund of Utah, served as the attorney for the Employer’s Reinsurance […]

U.S. Supreme Court swearing-in weekend for U law alumni set for March 29

Have you dreamed of taking the oath to join the U.S. Supreme Court Bar? The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of law would love to help facilitate that experience for you. The College of Law invites you to its second U.S. Supreme Court swearing-in event in Washington D.C. on March 29-April 1, 2019. Be […]

Class Action: Alumni making news, December 2018

Denise Dragoo (’76) received the outstanding mentori award for the Utah State Bar’s New Lawyer Training Program at the Utah State Bar Fall Forum Shawn McGarry (’87) received the Paul T. Moxley Mentoring Award at the Utah State Bar Fall Forum Greg Waddoups (’94) selected as Regional General Counsel – Middle East for Raytheon Company […]

Alumna Denise Dragoo honored by Utah State Bar with 2018 New Lawyer Training Program Outstanding Mentor Award

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law alumna Denise Dragoo is the recipient of the Utah State Bar’s 2018 New Lawyer Training Program (NLTP) Outstanding Mentor Award, the organization announced on Friday. Dragoo is a 1976 graduate of the College of Law.  The Utah State Bar’s NLTP Outstanding Mentor Award is given to Utah […]