Bludworth Grabs Honors at Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution Competition

On November 13, 2015, the Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution (CSDR) at the University of Missouri School of Law announced the winners of a student writing competition organized by the CSDR. The competition was offered in conjunction with the Journal of Dispute Resolution symposium entitled “Beyond the FAA: Arbitration Procedure, Practice, and Policy […]

‘Practice How You Play’: 3L Clayton Sevy Praises College of Law’s Clinical Program

Clayton Sevy, a 3L at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, is currently enrolled in a clinic at the Legal Aid Society, his second clinical experience through the College of Law’s Civil Clinic program. In the interview below, he explains how his hands-on experience at Open Legal Services and Legal Aid will […]

College of Law’s Negotiation Teams Excel at Regional Competition

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s 2015 Negotiation Team excelled at the Regional Competition held the weekend of November 13-14, 2015 at BYU. Two teams represented the College of Law in the competition: Kevin McLean and Vanessa Walsh; and Liza Barton and Blake Van Zile. A total of 24 teams from 12 different law […]

‘My Classes Seem Much More Applicable Now’: 2L Jaron Janson Details his Experiences in COL’s Civil Clinic

2L Jaron Janson is currently participating in the College of Law’s Civil Clinic at the Utah Guardian ad Litem’s office, dividing his time between the Ogden and Farmington Juvenile Courts. In the interview below, he describes his myriad responsibilities, notes that lawyers can be fun to work with, and explains how the clinical experience has […]

College of Law Celebrates Pro Bono Week Beginning October 26, 2015

As part of the American Bar Association’s annual effort to recognize pro bono service in the legal community during the last week of October each year, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law has scheduled a full slate of events to encourage a spirit of volunteerism among students and attorneys, and to recognize […]

Dean Adler’s 100-100 Training Blog # 2

October 25, 2015 – Ninth Annual Trans-Wasatch run This is the second in a series of occasional training blogs recording my major training runs showing progress toward my goal of completing the Zion 100 on April 8-9, 2016, in support of the College of Law’s 100-100 initiative. The first blog recorded a Mt. Timpanogos Run […]

New Bar President Angelina Tsu,’02 Outlines Goals

Angelina Tsu,’02, has outlined an ambitious set of goals for her term as president of the Utah State Bar. To start, she wants to “create great programs that benefit the community and serve members better. In the interview below, Tsu shares her thoughts on how the Bar can harness technology to bring together attorneys and […]

College of Law Awards First Maschoff Brennan Fellowship in IP Law

In 2015, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s Center for Law and Biomedical Sciences (LABS) awarded its initial Fellowship in Intellectual Property Law. Funded by the law firm of Maschoff Brennan Laycock Gilmore Israelsen & Wright, the Maschoff Brennan Intellectual Property Fellowship is the first named law firm fellowship at the College […]

2L Thomas Describes Experiences Interning at South African Human Rights Commission

Elizabeth Thomas, a 2L, spent the summer interning with the South African Human Rights Commission in Cape Town. In the interview below, she details how her training at the College of Law helped her to make her own opportunities during the internship, relates how South Africa’s history of apartheid has led to robust constitutional human […]

Law Students Gain Patent Experience, Foster Healthcare Innovation in Bench-to-Bedside Program

The Bench-to-Bedside program is a competition that matches College of Law students who are interested in protecting inventors’ intellectual property with University of Utah medical, business and engineering students who are working as teams to provide healthcare innovations. The program allows College of Law students to obtain extensive patent-related experience under the supervision of Professor […]