Pro Bono Awards Recognize Contributions of Smith, College of Law

On May 1, 2009, at the annual Law Day Celebration at the Little America Hotel, the Utah State Bar presented the inaugural Pro Bono Project Awards. The Utah State Bar created the Pro Bono Project to help Utah’s most vulnerable populations gain equal access to justice. In recognition of Utah attorneys’ generous donation of time […]

Quinney College Dinner Honors Pro Bono Initiative and Clinical Program Participants

On Friday April 17, 2009 the S.J. Quinney College of Law hosted its Access to Justice Recognition Dinner at the Salt Lake City Marriott City Center to honor the law students of the class of 2009, attorneys, and supervisors actively involved in the College’s Pro Bono Initiative and Civil Clinical Program for their commitment to […]

Quinney College to Host Workshop on Law for America Initiative

On April 17 and 18, the S.J. Quinney College of Law host a workshop aimed at developing the new Law for America initiative. As envisioned by Dean Hiram Chodosh, Law for America will help to close the gap in access to legal services through innovative low bono service and professional training. The program will also […]

Prof. Anderson Featured in High Country News

Jensie Anderson, a clinical professor of law at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, was recently featured in The High Country News. The article, titled “Justice for all,” is enhanced by a slideshow of images accompanied by an audio file. It focuses on Anderson’s longstanding practice of providing “free legal advice and referrals” under a […]

Small Business Clinic Profiled in Daily Utah Chronicle

Hiram Chodosh, dean of S.J. Quinney College of Law, and Kristin Erickson, associate dean for the college’s legal career services, were quoted in an article titled “Law students advise local businesses for free” that appeared in the U of U Daily Utah Chronicle on January 29. The piece highlighted the dual benefits of the clinic: […]

Small Business Clinic Provides Practical Experience to Students while Aiding Local Communities

“Transactional, small business clinics fulfill two critical needs: many small businesses cannot afford high quality legal services, and clinical legal education has historically favored litigation over transactional practice,” explains Hiram E. Chodosh, dean of the S.J. Quinney College of Law, in regard to the law school’s new Small Business Clinic, a for-credit academic program providing […]

Professor Anderson Featured in Salt Lake Tribune

Jensie Anderson, a clinical professor at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, was profiled in The Salt Lake Tribune on June 23.  The article, by Tribune reporter Carlos Mayorga, focused on Anderson and her students providing free legal advice to people “down on their luck” under the viaduct on 500 South and 700 West in […]

Tehranian, Quinney College Students File Appeal in Ninth Circuit

by Leah Willis Two S.J. Quinney College of Law students under the supervision of Professor John Tehranian appeared before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on December 6, 2007. Third year students Maren Larson and Emily Wegener volunteered for the pro bono project while enrolled in Professor Tehranian’s Constitutional Law II course […]

Matheson Praises Student Contributions to Mine Safety Report

Students from the Pro Bono Initiative program at the University of Utah S. J. Quinney College of Law made major research contributions to the report of the Utah Mine Safety Commission that was presented to the Governor on Wednesday. Gov. Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. created the Commission last August in the aftermath of the Crandall […]

Quinney College Student Aaron Tarin profiled in SL Trib's Spanish-Language Publication

Aaron Tarin, a third-year student at the Quinney College of Law, was recently profiled reporter Quetty (Katie) Morales-Pino in Fronteras, The Salt Lake Tribune’s weekly Spanish-language publication. The following translation, used by permission of Fronteras and the author, details Tarin’s efforts to provide pro bono legal assistance to the Latino community and provides an overview of the […]