Class Action: Alumni making news, February 2018


Governor selects Troy Little (’00) to serve as court judge in 5th District Juvenile Court
Little graduated from the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah in 2000. He also holds a master’s degree in public administration and a degree in nursing, both from the University of Utah. He has been chief deputy in the Iron County Attorney’s Office since 2003, and was an adjunct professor at Southern Utah University until 2014.

Kaleb D. Anderson (’01) Appointed Equity Partner at Lipson Neilson
Kaleb D. Anderson is a Partner in Lipson Neilson’s Las Vegas office, practicing in the areas of homeowner/community associations, directors & officers, professional liability, insurance defense, and real estate. Mr. Anderson has been practicing law in Nevada since 2001, and his experience includes the representation of large corporations and insurance companies as well as individuals and small businesses. He has successfully defended hundreds of directors & officers, HOAs and community associations in actions relating to NRS Chapter 116 and alleged breaches of governing documents. This experience includes actions before state and federal courts as well as administrative agencies. Mr. Anderson is regularly involved in litigation that shapes the landscape of community association law in Nevada. In addition, Kaleb has extensive experience representing financial institutions in creditor’s rights actions. This includes defense of FDCPA claims as well as actions to collect consumer and commercial debt.

Jeffrey D. Steed (’07) named in “Forty Under 40” Utah Business Magazine article
Steed is a member of the firm’s Tax and International practice sections. His practice emphasizes a combination of tax, legal and financial strategies for both domestic and foreign clients. Steed advises an exclusive private clientele in regard to their estates, private businesses, trusts, and charities. His clientele includes public company executives, entrepreneurs, principals of global private equity and investment capital funds, professional athletes, actors, entertainers, musicians, artists, authors, members of the medical and legal communities, and other prominent individuals and their families in all aspects. Steed is licensed before the United States Tax Court and also assists his clients in tax controversy matters whenever appropriate, including voluntary disclosure proceedings involving foreign assets. He has participated as an expert witness in estate and trust controversy cases – including matters involving foreign trusts and trusts for foreign persons.

Clemens Landau (’08) chosen to be a Salt Lake City justice court judge
Clemens Landau is an appellate attorney at Zimmerman Booher. He is a board member of the ACLU of Utah, the Salt Lake County Bar Association and the Utah Center for Legal Inclusion, a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the goals of equity and inclusion in Utah’s legal profession. In addition to these legal roles, Landau also serves on the Madeleine Choir School’s diversity committee and has helped restart the Boy Scout troop at Salt Lake City’s Calvary Baptist Church.

Joshua C. Irvine (’09) named in “Forty Under 40” Utah Business Magazine article
From working at top regional firms to starting his own firm, Joshua has a flare for the entrepreneurial. While his work takes him to various continents, the service is the same – help businesses and individuals solve the problems that they face. He takes the same drive and passion to serving clients big or small, in the US or internationally.