Alums Lloyd and Olsen honored with Corporate Counsel Awards

Dennis Lloyd (’79), Senior Legal Counsel at Workers Compensation Fund and Jeffrey R. Olsen (’01), In-House Legal Counsel at Alpha Warranty Services, Inc., were recognized at a luncheon on April 26 as part of the first annual Corporate Counsel Award program presented by Utah Business and Kirton McConkie. The Corporate Counsel Awards recognize exceptional in-house […]

Alumnus Bruce Maak named Lawyer of the Year by Utah State Bar

Bruce Maak, a 1974 College of Law alum, was named the 2016 Lawyer of the Year by the Utah State Bar. Bruce grew up in a rural, impoverished area of New Mexico and attended the University of New Mexico and University of Utah as an undergraduate, earning in 1969 a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, magna cum laude. […]

Alumnus Dane Nolan named Judge of the Year by Utah State Bar

The Hon. C. Dane Nolan, a 1986 College of Law alum, was named the 2016 Judge of the Year by the Utah State Bar. Hon. C. Dane Nolan was appointed to the Third District Juvenile Court in May 2003 by Governor Michael O. Leavitt. He serves in the Third Judicial District, which includes Salt Lake, […]

U law alumna Jodi Feuerhelm receives award from State Bar of Arizona

 Jodi Knobel Feuerhelm, a 1985 alumna of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, has received the State Bar of Arizona’s 2016 Member of the Year Award.  The award recognizes an “attorney who has rendered extraordinary contributions to the programs and activities of the State Bar in the prior year,” according to the […]

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 […]

Michele Mattsson, ’88, receives 2015 Peacekeeper Award from the Utah Council on Conflict Resolution

Michele Mattsson HBA’85 JD’88, chief appellate mediator for the Utah Court of Appeals and president of the University of Utah Board of Trustees, the first woman to hold the position, received the 2015 Peacekeeper Award from the Utah Council on Conflict Resolution. The award is presented annually to an outstanding member of the community who has […]

S.J. Quinney alumna Abby Dizon-Maughan honored for her work by the NAACP

Growing up in Kearns, Utah, Abby Dizon-Maughan always knew she wanted to be a lawyer. When the inevitable, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” question arose, a job in the legal field was always on the forefront of her mind. Her first experience in the legal field came when she turned […]

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 […]

Utah State Bar Honors Cecilia Romero with Raymond S. Uno Award for the Advancement of Minorities in the Legal Profession

Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) March 19, 2013 Romero was instrumental in creating the Utah Minority Bar Association Diversity Pipeline Initiative that pairs attorneys from the law firm of Holland & Hart with minority service and leadership scholarship students from the law schools at the University of Utah and Brigham Young University. Holland & Hart […]