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 »
The Utah Board of Regents has named Scott Wyatt, ’90, the 16th president of Southern Utah University. Wyatt, who is currently the president of Snow College, was formerly a partner in the Logan firm of Daines & Wyatt. He also served as Cache County Attorney from 1995 to 2002 and was in the Utah Legislature for two terms, where he was a ... Keep reading »
Zaven Sargsian, ’13, published a November 10 op-ed in The Salt Lake Tribune titled “Will government’s new crowdfunding rules help or hurt Utah?”
Sargsian explained that he was inspired to write the editorial by his desire to “increase public understanding.” “Past and present law students are well-suited to educating the public because of our legal training,” he said.
On November 2, Sean Thompson, a Senior Associate at VCBO Architecture, won the Community Justice Award in the Innovation in Design Category at the Disability Law Center’s (DLC) Community Justice Awards Gala. Thompson was the lead architect for the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s new building.
According to his nomination form, Thompson’s work “provide ultimate accessibility for individuals with disabilities. ... Keep reading »
John O. Carpenter, ’13, has joined Workman Nydegger, where he will focus on U.S. patents. Carpenter, who worked for five years as an Application Scientist with EDAX, has technical experience in material analysis and engineering and Physics and Optics.
In addition to his law degree from the College of Law, where he was the first blog editor of the Student Intellectual Property Law ... Keep reading »