College of Law Alumni Argyle and Spencer Featured in the Atlantic

Shantelle Argyle and Daniel Spencer, ’13, are featured in an Atlantic article, “The Utah Lawyers Who Are Making Legal Services Affordable.” Spencer explains that, “We were inspired to pursue this type of model based on a conversation I had with my co-director Shantelle Argyle about wanting to carve out a niche in the nonexistent legal market […]

College of Law Community Mourns Death of Fred Anderson

Fred Anderson, a professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law from 1980-1985, passed away on Monday, July 14, 2014. Anderson left the College of Law to become Dean of the American University Washington College of Law. He later became a partner at McKenna, Long & Aldridge.  Prior to arriving in Utah, he […]

College of Law alum Dan Spencer talks about clinical experiences

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law 2013 graduate Dan Spencer, talks about his experiences with the Clinical Program, and the Civil and Criminal Clinics. Since graduation, he has become a founder and co-executive director of the first non-profit law firm in Utah, charging clients on an income-based sliding scale. The firm, Open Legal Services, […]

‘I received much more than what I expected’: Dai Gou Sung, ’01, Praises College of Law Experience

Dai Gou Sung, a native of South Korea, is the Director General of the Korean Financial Services Commission. In 1998, he made the then-usual decision to come to Utah and study law at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, graduating in 2001, at which time he returned to South Korea. In his current position, his […]

John M. Jex, Class of ’49

John M. Jex, who earned two Purple Hearts in World War II and later served as a planning commissioner in Connecticut, died Tuesday, April 15, after a long illness. He was 89. Jex was born in Spanish Fork and moved with his family to New Canaan, Connecticut, in 1962. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, […]

College of Law Offers Practitioner-Oriented Boot Camp Courses for CLE

In response to interest from alumni, the College of Law has opened many of this summer’s more specialized and practitioner-oriented courses to practicing lawyers for CLE credit. These courses offer practicing attorneys an opportunity to earn one hour of CLE credit for each hour in class. A practitioner may earn 26 hours of credit (enough to […]

College of Law to Honor Alumni at Annual Dinner, April 29

On April 29, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will honor alumni from the classes of 1976, ’82, and ’05, as well as Honorary Alum Sim Gill at its Annual Alumni Dinner, to be held at Rice Eccles Stadium. Festivities, which begin at 5:30 p.m., include dinner and beverages, an awards ceremony […]

Burbidge, ’72, Serving as Vice President of International Academy of Trial Lawyers

Richard Burbidge, ’72,  is currently serving as vice president of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (the Academy), a “by invitation only” organization of the finest trial lawyers in the country. The Academy is limited to 500 active trial lawyers in the U.S.A. and enjoys membership of Fellows in 32 foreign countries who are leading […]

McHugh Appointed to Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

On March 17, Carolyn McHugh, ‘82, was appointed to the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.  McHugh was nominated by President Barack Obama on May 16, 2013 and renominated on January 16, 2014.  Her nomination was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on March 12. After graduating from the College of Law, McHugh clerked for Judge Bruce […]

Natt, '96, Named VP and General Counsel of U.S. Ski & Snowboard Assoc.

Alex Natt ,’96, was named VP and General Counsel for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA), the national governing body for Olympic skiing and snowboarding. A native of Yonkers, New York, he attended the University of Chicago and University of Vermont, where he earned his undergraduate degree, before attending the College of Law.