College of Law

Convocation ~ Class of 2023

Convocation ~ Class of 2023

DATE: Friday, May 12 2023
TIME: 9:30 am - 11:30 am MST
LOCATION: College of Law and Offsite
COST: Free and open to the public.

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Law commencement ceremony:
9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Kingsbury Hall
1395 East Presidents Circle
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Reception for law graduates and guests:
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
S.J. Quinney College of Law
383 S. University Street
After the ceremony campus shuttles will take you from Kingsbury Hall to the College of Law.



Justice Jill M. Pohlman was appointed to the Utah Supreme Court in June 2022 by Governor Spencer J. Cox. At the time, she was serving as Associate Presiding Judge of the Utah Court of Appeals. Judge Pohlman graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Utah in 1993 and received her Juris Doctorate from the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah in 1996, where she served on the Utah Law Review and graduated Order of the Coif. After law school, she clerked for the Honorable David K. Winder of the United States District Court for the District of Utah. Prior to her appointment to the bench, Justice Pohlman was a partner at the law firm of Stoel Rives LLP in Salt Lake City. She practiced there for 19 years during which maintained a complex civil litigation practice, which included administrative, trial, and appellate work. Justice Pohlman currently chairs the Utah Court’s Committee of Fairness and Accountability, and she has previously served on other committees, including the Utah Supreme Court’s Advisory Committee on the Rules of Appellate Procedure, the Utah Supreme Court’s Ethics and Discipline Committee, and the Judicial Council’s Committee on Judicial Outreach.



Guest Seating & Tickets:

To enter Kingsbury Hall, ALL GUESTS MUST HAVE A TICKET INCLUDING CHILDREN. Tickets have been distributed to graduating students

      • All guests must be ticketed – this includes children and babes in arms (venue rules, not ours). Graduating students do NOT need a ticket to attend.
      • Don’t misplace these tickets; they cannot be reprinted.

Anyone requiring an interpreter (ASL or foreign language) or reserved ADA seating, please contact Kris Monty at by Friday, April 28, 2023 for proper accommodations.

Parking & Shuttle Service

Parking will be available in the indicated areas that are marked in yellow on this map: Law Convocation_2023.

Families/guests are encouraged to drop graduates off at Kingsbury Hall by 8:45 a.m. to prevent late arrivals for the processional line-up.

For a map of all accessible parking options on campus, visit the campus map and select the “Accessible” option from the map Features drop-down menu. Accessible parking near Kingsbury Hall is first come, first-served.

Shuttle Services will be available around the College of Law building and golf carts will be available at the Chemistry Parking Lot to shuttle people who need transportation to Kingsbury Hall. Shuttle Services and Golf Carts will be in operation beginning at 8:30 a.m. The return shuttle will be from Kingsbury Hall to the S.J. Quinney College of Law east entrance for the reception. Shuttle service will end at 1:00 p.m.

Live Streaming

The commencement ceremony will be streamed live on the S.J. Quinney College of Law YouTube channel.

Commencement Programs

Virtual programs will be available for guests. A link to the program will be available on this webpage and at the ceremony. Graduates will be provided a commemorative printed program at the Convocation Ceremony.


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