12:00-1:00 p.m., Ray, Quinney & Nebeker (36 State St #1400, Salt Lake City, UT 84111)
This CLE will discuss the changes, clarifications and procedure for summary judgment in Utah.
1 hour Utah CLE. $15 lunch fee or free no-lunch option. Registration is now closed. Contact Lori Nelson with questions.
Judge Todd M. Shaughnessy, Third District Court Judge, Utah Courts
Judge Todd M. Shaughnessy was appointed to the Third District Court in May 2011 by Governor Gary Herbert. He serves Salt Lake, Summit, and Tooele counties. Judge Shaughnessy received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Utah College of Law where he was managing editor of the Utah Law Review. Prior to his judicial appointment, Judge Shaughnessy was a partner at Snell & Wilmer in Salt Lake City. He previously worked at Van Cott, Bagley, Cornwall & McCarthy and was a law clerk to the Honorable Christine M. Durham. In addition to his membership in the American, Utah, and Salt Lake County Bar associations, Shaughnessy is a member of the Utah Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Rules of Civil Procedure. 9/11
Lincoln Davies, Hugh B. Brown Presidential Endowed Chair in Law, S.J. Quinney College Of Law
A recognized expert in energy law and policy, Professor Davies joined the faculty in 2007. His research spans a broad array of energy topics, including renewables and alternative energy, carbon capture and sequestration, nuclear power, utility law, and regulatory and technology innovation. He is a leading authority on state renewable portfolio standards (“RPS”) and assured water supply laws (“wet growth”). Additional research interests include environmental law, water law, land use, administrative law, and procedure. In 2012, he was awarded the McCloy Fellowship in Environmental Policy to conduct comparative research on renewable energy policy in the United States and Germany. He also holds positions as principal investigator for the Institute for Clean and Secure Energy and as Chair of the American Bar Association’s Committee on Energy Infrastructure and Siting. Since 2008, he has served on the Utah Supreme Court’s Advisory Committee on the Utah Rules of Civil Procedure.
Prior to joining the faculty, Professor Davies practiced in the Washington, D.C. office of Steptoe & Johnson LLP. In 2001, he served as a clerk to the Honorable Leonard H. Russon, Associate Chief Justice of the Utah Supreme Court. He was educated at Stanford and Michigan.
Professor Davies teaches civil procedure; energy law; administrative law; environmental justice; and law, religion, and environmentalism.