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 trial lawyers. The Academy’s goals include promoting ... Keep reading »
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 S. Jenkins of the U.S. District Court for ... Keep reading »
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.
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. News & World Report and ... Keep reading »
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.
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 the Redevelopment Agency (RDA) Board of Directors ... Keep reading »
January 28, 2014
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 practice on antitrust, intellectual property, commercial litigation and damage-related ... Keep reading »
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 in Utah and the subsequent stay issued ... Keep reading »
December 17, 2013
Scott Beckstead, ’91, was profiled in the Winter 2013-2014 Issue of Continuum magazine. The article, written by Associate Editor Ann Floor, focuses on Beckstead’s work on behalf of animal rights, as well as his expertise in the field of animal law.
In the article, Beckstead described his education at the College of Law as one of his "most cherished assets." "I was encouraged ... Keep reading »