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.

College of Law Retains Strong Position in 2014 U.S. News Rankings

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Climbs in Areas Including (1) 2012 grads employed at graduation; and (2) 2013 student/faculty ratio. March 11, 2014 — The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law retained a strong position in the rankings of the top U.S. law schools, according to data compiled by U.S. […]

Taylor, ’05, Named Shareholder at Workman Nydegger

Paul N. Taylor, ’05, has been named equity shareholder at Workman Nydegger. Taylor, a registered patent attorney, is secretary of the Utah State Bar Intellectual Property Law Section. While in law school, he was a founding member and served as president of the Student Intellectual Property Law Association.

Adams, ’86, Elected to Salt Lake City Council

Lisa Ramsey Adams, BS’80 BA’82 JD’86, is serving her first term as a Salt Lake City Council Member.  She was elected by voters to represent District Seven in November 2013 and took the oath of office on January 6, 2014. Lisa also was elected by her Council Members colleagues to serve as Vice Chair of […]

Heinhold, Sinclair Named Shareholders at Parsons Behle & Latimer

David K. Heinhold (’06) and Cory D. Sinclair ‘(’06) have been named shareholders in the Salt Lake City office of Parsons Behle & Latimer. Heinhold is a member of the firm’s litigation department and concentrates his practice on commercial, banking and real estate law. Sinclair is a member of the litigation department and concentrates his […]

Keller, '07, Elected Shareholder at Kirton McConkie

Bryant Keller, ’07, was elected a shareholder at the law firm of Kirton McConkie. He is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property section.

College of Law Alum Kate Kendell to Speak on Same-Sex Marriage, Jan. 21

Jan. 14, 2014 – Amid the whirlwind of legal changes surrounding same-sex marriage, University of Utah alumna and executive director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights Kate Kendell will speak about the 2013 Supreme Court rulings on Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act and the recent federal court ruling legalizing gay marriage […]