ALUMNI: Why Reunions Have Meaning

By Lori Nelson We are in the middle of this fall’s reunion planning cycle and it occurred to me that while I really want alumni to attend their reunions I hadn’t really thought through why.  It was the “why” that caught my attention. I know, for my own reunion last year, I was very excited […]

Class Action: Alumni making news, May 2018

George R. Sutton (’77) appointed to the Board of Directors of Glacier Bancorp Sutton is an attorney and Of Counsel to the Salt Lake City-based law firm Jones Waldo Holbrook & McDonough where he has practiced since March of 2008. Sutton served as the Utah Commissioner of Financial Institutions from 1987 to 1992, where he was responsible for […]

ALUMNI: Meet U.S. Supreme Court fellow and alumnus Parker Douglas 

Parker Douglas jokes that friends tell him he’s the legal equivalent of Forrest Gump. With a storied legal career that has included a diverse array of cases tried while working as an assistant federal defender and in private practice before joining the Utah Attorney General’s Office in 2014, Douglas has worked on some of Utah’s […]

Class Action: Alumni making news, April 2018

Dr. Leroy Little Bear (’75) to speak on Indigenous worldview in education Leroy Little Bear is a member of the Small Robes Band of the Blood Indian Tribe of the Blackfoot Confederacy; born and raised on the Blood Indian Reserve; attended and graduated from St. Mary’s School on the Blood Indian Reserve; attended and graduated […]

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 […]

Class Action: Alumni making news, March 2018

  Ellen M. Maycock (’75) to be honored at the Bar’s Spring Convention Maycock will receive the Dorathy Merrill Brothers Award, which honors contributions to the advancement of women in the legal profession. Maycock, a 1975 graduate of the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah, practiced at Kruse Landa Maycock & Ricks […]

S.J. Quinney College of Law maintains strengths in U.S. News & World Report rankings

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s traditional strengths as a perennially-ranked law school and national leader in environmental law are reflected in newly released rankings of best U.S. law schools. According to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 edition of Best Graduate Schools, the College of Law is ranked 54th among 202 […]

Alumnus Raymond Uno to receive honorary doctorate degree from University of Utah

The University of Utah Board of Trustees announced today that Raymond Uno, a 1967 graduate of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will receive an honorary doctorate degree at the 2018 commencement ceremony. In addition to Uno, University of Utah alumna Barbara Tanner will also be honored at the ceremony on May […]

ALUMNI: Meet Gary Kennedy

Gary Kennedy watched in horror with the rest of the world on Sept. 11, 2001 as terrorists hijacked airplanes in series of attacks that forever changed the nation. For Kennedy, one of the worst days in U.S. history also had tremendous business consequences: Flight 11 from Boston to Los Angeles which smashed into the North […]

Alumna Kate Conyers to be honored at annual Founders Day banquet

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law alumna Kate Conyers will be among those honored this year by the U Alumni Association at the annual Founders Day banquet. Conyers, a public defender who graduated from the S.J. Quinney College of Law in 2008, will be honored as a Distinguished Alumna by the U at […]