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March 4, 2013

Volume 26 No. 2 March/April 2013


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January 8, 2013

Volume 26 No. 1 January/February 2013


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Letter to the Editor

President’s Message: Who We Are
by Lori W. Nelson

Commission Message: The Purposes of the Utah State Bar and How You Can Help
by James D. Gilson

Article: Mandatory eFiling Has Arrived in the Utah State Courts
by Debra J. Moore

Article: Tenth Circuit Jurisdictional Considerations in Personal Injury Cases
by Kevin J. Simon

Article: Rehabilitation Act and ADA Discrimination Claims –
Two Birds You Can’t Always Kill With One Stone by Chris Glauser

Utah Law Developments: Appellate Highlights – October 2012
by Rodney R. Parker and Julianne P. Blanch

Article: Volunteer Court Visitors in Guardianship Cases
by Karolina Abuzyarova and Michaelle Wells Jones

Article: Predicting the Future for Your Clients by Joshua S. Baron

Article: Justice Sutherland Endures: Sutherland’s Legacy and the Affordable Care Act by Lindsay K. Nash, Bradley D. Masters, and Nathanael J. Mitchell

Focus on Ethics & Civility: Using Other Peoples’ Money to Finance Litigation
by Keith A. Call

Book Review: Opening Statements: Winning in the Beginning by Winning the Beginning by Dominic J. Gianna and Lisa A. Marcy Reviewed by Andrea Garland

State Bar News

Young Lawyers Division: Grappling With Social Media as a Legal Practitioner
by Jaelynn Jenkins

Paralegal Division: Balance: How to Turn the “Act” Into “Action” by Trina Kenyon

CLE Calendar

Classified Ads

July 10, 2012

Volume 25 No.4 July/August 2012


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President’s Message: The Jewels on the Hill by Rodney G. Snow
Article: Donor Intent and the Failure of the Honor System by David L. Wilkinson
Focus on Ethics & Civility: Fee Basics by Keith A. Call
Article: Founder Dallin H. Oaks’ Visit Spurs Call to Join of Utah-born American Inns of Court Movement by Isaac D. Paxman
Article: Utah Department of Health Hearing Process by Drew B. Quinn
Article: I Finally Got My Day in Court by Peg McEntee
Article: The Utah Territorial Bar Association: Our Forgotten Heritage by Michael S. Eldredge
Article: Survey Says…Mentors Reap Benefits of Mentoring by Elizabeth A. Wright
Article: The Mortgage Lender’s Primer on a TILA Rescission Claim by Aaron B. Millar
State Bar News
Young Lawyers Division: Estate Planning: A Practice Management Primer by Matthew L. Mitton
Paralegal Division: Letter from the Chair by Danielle Davis
CLE Calendar

May 10, 2012

Volume 25 No.3 May/June 2012


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March 6, 2012

Volume 25 No. 2 Mar/Apr 2012


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Letter to the Editor
President-Elect & Bar Commission Candidates
President’s Message:

Lend a “Learned Hand” – Check Yes and Volunteer for a Pro Bono Matter
Commission Message:
Utah State Bar Member Survey Results
Views from the Bench:
The Importance of Lawyers and Judges in American Life
Utah Law Developments:
Young Living Essential Oils, LC v. Marin: Clarifying the Limited Scope
and Content of the Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing
Articles:
Blow the Whistle: The Dodd-Frank Act Creates New Incentives for Whistleblowers –
and Compliance Issues for Utah Businesses
Focus on Ethics & Civility:
The Civic-Minded Lawyer
Book Review
The How to Win Trial Manual, Winning Trial Advocacy in a Nutshell, 5th Ed.
State Bar News
Young Lawyers Division:

The Green Utah Pledge
DUI Law in a Flash
Paralegal Division

January 12, 2012

Volume 25 No. 1 Jan/Feb 2012


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Letter to the Editor
President’s Message:
Bar Commission Adopts New Policy on Inclusion and Diversity:
It is No Longer Black and White
A Judicial Invitation
Views from the Bench:
The Face of the Judiciary: Utah’s Justice Courts
Articles:
Loss of Chance Damages Brought to Life
Focus on Ethics & Civility:
E-mail Privacy
Utah Law Developments:
Helf v. Chevron: A Workers’ Comp and Personal Injury Game Changer
Used and Useful Principle: Still Relevant in Utah
State Bar News
Young Lawyers Division:
Paralegal Division

November 8, 2011

Volume 24 No. 6 Nov/Dec 2011


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President’s Message:
Baby Boomers Meet Millennials in the Legal Workplace: From Face-lift to Facebook
Views from the Bench:
Referrals to the OPC
Articles:
In Utah, Scanning a Person’s Face or Iris to Determine Identity
is a Search Justified Only in Limited Circumstances
Focus on Ethics & Civility:
Litigators Beware
Utah Law Developments:
Preconstruction Service Liens: A New Chapter in Utah’s Mechanics’ Lien Law
Location-Based Electronic Discovery in Criminal and Civil Litigation – Part 2
Bankruptcy Filings and Civil Litigation – Judicial Estoppel in Action
Young Lawyers Division:
A Primer to the New Utah Rules of Civil Procedure
State Bar News
Paralegal Division:

5 Reasons for Taking the CP Exam

September 7, 2011

Volume 24 No. 5 Sep/Oct 2011


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Letters to the Editor
President’s Message: Practicing Law, a Profession or a Business?
Views from the Bench: To Persuade a Judge, Think Like a Judge
Articles:
Utah House Bill 260: Not Your Father’s Mechanics’ Lien Law
This Is the Place
Counseling Individual Trustee Clients
Location Based Electronic Discovery in Criminal and Civil Litigation – Part 1
Focus on Ethics & Civility: Client Communication
Use it or Lose It – How To Effectively Impact the Utah Legislature
Disasters: Are You Prepared Personally and Professionally?
State Bar News
Young Lawyers Division: President’s Message and Invitation
Paralegal Division: Message from the Chair

May 13, 2010

Volume 23 No .3 May / June 2010


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President’s Message: The Dreaded Letter from OPC

Articles:

Conundrum Revisited
by David S. Dolowitz

Advising Your Clients (and You!) in the New World of Social Media:
What Every Lawyer Should Know About Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, & Wikis
by Randy L. Dryer

An Overview of Criminal Tax Fraud Cases and Consequences in the State of Utah
by Mark Baer & Alex Goble

Utah Law Developments: So Now What is My Deadline? Timing Changes to the Federal Rules

Book Review: The Guantánamo Lawyers
Edited by Mark P. Denbeaux and Jonathan Hafetz

State Bar News

Young Lawyer Division: Upcoming Events

Paralegal Division: The Law School Dilemma

March 9, 2010

Volume 23 No. 2 March / April 2010


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* Letters to the Editor
* President-Elect & Bar Commission Candidates
* President’s Message: Helping Unemployed/Underemployed Lawyers
* Articles:
* Domestic Asset Protection Trusts: A Comparison of the Laws of Utah and Wyoming
* Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedures with IRS Appeals
* Attorney Volunteers in Court
* Services for Attorneys at the Utah State Law Library
* Evaluating Judicial Performance: 28
How Judges Can Earn High Marks Even

January 13, 2010

Volume 23 No. 1 Jan/Feb 2010

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President’s Message: Don’t Tax Justice

Articles: The Slope of Utah Ski Law 10

The Utah Minority Bar Association and Ripples of Hope

Ethical Conundrum? Try Asking the Ethics Advisory Opinion Committee

Utah Law Developments: A Plaintiff Attorney’s View of Sorenson v. Barbuto

Should Utah Lawyers Stop Forming Utah LLCs?

Online Judicial Performance Evaluation Survey: Why You Shouldn’t be Afraid

The Not-So-Secret Crucible of Bankruptcy

Book Review: Samurai Lawyer

State Bar News

Young Lawyer Division: Tuesday Night Bar: A Model Pro Bono Program

Paralegal Division: UDVC, Not Just Another Abbreviation

December 11, 2009

Volume 22 No. 6 Sep/Oct 2009


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*President’s Message:
Welcoming 320 New Lawyers Into Our Fold: A Force of 10,000 Problem Preventers and Solvers by Stephen W. Owens

*Articles:
Maintaining Good Client Communication: An Ethical Responsibility and Practical Imperative by Aaron Bartholomew and Carolyn E. Howard

*Metadata Minefield, Utah Rules
by Steven L. Nichols

*Father of the Bride
by Rev. Learned Ham

*Indigent Defense in Utah: Constitutionally Adequate?
by Marina Lowe

*Warning: Your Name Might Be Listed Here
by Joanne C. Slotnik

*Researching the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act
by Mari Cheney

*State Bar News

*Paralegal Division:
2009–2010 Paralegal Division Board of Directors by Aaron L. Thompson

September 24, 2009

Volume 22 No. 5 Sep/Oct 2009

Volume 22 No. 5 Sep/Oct 2009

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COVER: Milk Weed at Flaming Gorge, by three-time contributor, Paul Amann, Salt lake City.


  • President's Message: Protecting the Critical Role of our Fair and Impartial Courts

  • Judicial Independence and Civics Education

  • Utah Law Developments - Summary of Significant Utah Supreme Court Cases 2008-2009

  • Should We Put the Death Penalty on the Chopping Block?

  • Analyzing Mechanics' Lien Claims: A Few Suggestions

  • Utah LLCs vs. Other State LLCs: When Should Attorneys Consider Forming LLCs Outside Utah?

  • Before the Utah Bar Jounal

  • State Bar News: Attorney Discipline

  • Young Lawyer Division: Young Lawyer Division Celebrates Pro Bono Opportunities

  • Paralegal Division: Propagating Paralegal Punditry

July 16, 2009

Volume 22 No. 4 July/August 2009

Volume 22 No. 4 July/August 2009

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COVER: Maybird Gulch, Little Cottonwood Canyon, by first-time contributor, Wally Lloyd, Salt lake City.


  • President's Message: Looking Back, Looking Forward

  • Family v. Institution - Advising Clients on the Selection of a Successor Trustee

  • Utah Law Developments - Decisions from the Utah Court of Appeals, 2008

  • Judge David K. Winder: A Model Mentor and Judge

  • Twenty Years of Bar Operations

  • Never Litigate as a Matter of Principle - Unless, of Course, You're Being Accused of Speeding on a Bicycle

  • In Defense of the Collection Lawyer

  • Preparing for Future Development: Government Entities and Developers Should Take Time to Solve Problems that Arose During the Recent Market Boom

  • Utah Law Developments: Noteworthy Laws Passed During the 2009 Legislative Session

  • State Bar News: Attorney Discipline

  • Young Lawyer Division: Thank You to the 2008-2009 Young Lawyer Division Executive Council

  • Paralegal Division: 20th Anniversary of Paralegals' Day - Recipient of Utah's 2009 Distinguished Paralegal of the Year Award

June 5, 2004

Volume 17 No. 5 June/July 2004

Volume 17 No. 5 June/July 2004

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COVER: Flowering Cactus along Pa'rus Trail in Zion National Park, by Susan L. Grassli, Utah Attorney General's Office.


  • President's Message: That Went Fast! by Debra Moore

  • Views from the Bench: The View from the Electronic Bench by David Nuffer

  • My Evolution from Paper-pucher to Key-clicker by David E. Leta

  • Ten Reasons You May Just Like CM/ECF by Cass C. Butler

  • Roska and the Warrant Requirement in Utah Child Protection Law by John E. Laherty

  • Practice Pointer: The Snitch Rule by Kate A. Toomey

  • Enlightened Self-Interest by Russell C. Fericks

  • Utah Law Developments: 2004 Legislative Update by John T. Nielsen

  • State Bar News

  • Discipline

  • Paralegal Division:Farewell Message by Sanda R. Kirkham, Chair

May 6, 2004

Volume 17 No. 4 May 2004

Volume 17 No. 4 May 2004

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COVER: For this special "Pro Bono" edition of the Utah Bar Journal, we have taken a different approach to our cover art. Rather than the usual landscape photo, the Journal committee decided that this photograph of the Statue of Liberty would best represent what Utah's Pro Bono projects are trying to accomplish.


  • Creating Access to Justice by Waine Riches

  • Pro Bono at ULS by Nick Angelides

  • Utah State Bar Pro Bono Program by Charles R. B. Stewart

  • Pro Bono Profile: Todd Richardson by Fred Anderson

  • Why & Where Utah Attorneys Volunteer & Provide Public Service by Mary Boudreau

  • Building a Tibetan Family's Home - Pro Bono and Quite by Accident by Dan Hindert

  • Pro Bono Profile: Jensie Anderson by Linda F. Smith

  • The Multi-Cultural Legal Center by Su Chon

  • The Salty Soup: Some Thoughts on Access to Civil Justice by Gary L. Johnson

  • Community Lawyering by David Dominguez

  • Pro Bono Profile: Lauren I. Scholnick: by Anne Milne

  • Needs of Elderly Committe Pro Bono Project by TantaLisa Clayton

  • Two Places to Use Your Skills

  • State Bar News

  • Discipline Corner

  • Paralegal Division: We have signed on by Sanda R. Kirkham, Chair - Paralegal Division

April 2, 2004

Volume 17 No. 3 April 2004


* President's Message: By Creating Safe Harbors For Non-Lawyers, the Proposed UPL Rule Will Increase Access to Legal Services
* President-Elect & Bar Commission Candidates
* Practice Pointer: Training and Supervising Non-Lawyer Assistants
* Making Appeals More Child Friendly
* Attorneys and Child Abuse Reporting Statute
* Utah Law Developments: Significant Utah Criminal Law Decisions In 2003
* Utah State Bar Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court Decision

March 2, 2004

Volume 17 No. 2 March 2004


* President's Message: "AND JUSTICE FOR ALL" Nominated for ABA National Public Service Award
* Utah Law Developments: Spoliation in Utah - A Problem in Search of a Remedy
* Digital Photograph as Evidence in Utah Courts
* Practice Pointer: Disengagement Letters
* A Problem of Perception: Race and the Legal System in Utah

January 2, 2004

Volume 17 No. 1 January/Febuary 2004

* Contingency Fees: Should They Be Limited in Personal Injury Cases That Settle Early?
* The Proposed Contingent Fee Restrictions Are Unfair, Unreasonable, Unworkable and Wrong
* Utah's New OneStop Business Registration Website
* Diversity Pledge Marks New Chapter in History of Utah State Bar
* What is an Agricultural Cooperative, Anyway? COOP 101
* Private Income Withholding for Collections of Child/Spousal Support NON IV-D Collection Services

December 2, 2003

Volume 16 No. 9 December 2003



* President's Message: Who Are We? The Demographics of the Utah State Bar
* A Look at Lawyers Helping Lawyers
* Stress Management
* Disaster Plans and Other Unpleasant Subjects for Attorneys in Private Practice
* The Single Most Profitable Technology?
* The Unsolicited Email Act and Anti-Spam Litigation
* Views From the Bench: Reflections and Observations
* In Memoriam: Robert Wayne Swenson, University of Utah College of Law

November 3, 2003

Volume 16 No. 8 November 2003

* President's Message: Adopt the Diversity Pledge
* Electronic Discovery: New Power, New Risks
* Obtaining Medical Records After HIPAA: New Federal Privacy Protections Change the Rules for Attorneys
* USERRA: Navigating Uncharted Legal Territory
* Utah Law Developments: Obtaining and Maintaining State Trademarks in Utah

August 3, 2003

Volume 16 No. 6 Aug/Sept 2003


* President's Message: New Bar Programs on the Horizon
* That Frayed Rope
* Views from the Bench: We Are All In This Together
* Darkest Before Dawn
* Relapse Prevention
* My Mother, My Father, and Me - A Story About a Childhood and the Effects of Suicide and Substance Abuse
* Effective Stress Management
* Lower Your Stress with these Law Management Tips
* Bottom of the Totem-Pole Blues
* The History and Purpose of Lawyers Helping Lawyers

June 4, 2003

Volume 16 No. 5 June/July 2003


* President's Message: The Year in Review
* Practice Pointer: Sex, Lies and the OPC
* Weapon-Free Courthouses and the Gun Locker Dilemma
* Community Property Issues Can Arise Where Least Expected
* Law and Unity on Main Street
* M&A Transactions Under Utah's New "Fairness Hearing" Statute
* Views From the Bench: Freedom and Independent Courts
* Book Review: An Accidental Soldier - Memoirs of a Mestizo in Vietnam
* Legal Assistants Division: Legal Assistant Utilization May Optimize Client Services in Litigation Practice

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May 4, 2003

Volume 16 No. 4 May 2003


* President's Message: Substitute House Bill 349 and the Definition of the Practice of Law
* Practice Pointer: Fee Agreements
* The Final Judgment Rule: Appealability and Enforceability Go Hand in Hand
* Getting Past the Name Calling: A Framework for Analyzing Affirmative Action Plans
* Free Online Legal Research as a Bar Benefit: The CaseMaker Option
* Views From the Bench: The Constitutional Guarantee of an Independent Judiciary
* Utilizing Legal Assistants in Your Family Law Practice

April 4, 2003

Volume 16 No. 3 April 2003


* President's Message: Marbury v. Madison
* President Elect & Bar Commission Candidates
* Demotion and Discharge of Municipal Employees in Utah
* Practice Pointer: Using "& Associates" in a Firm's Name
* Views From the Bench: Practices of Successful Lawyers Appreciated by Trial Judges
* Utah Law Developments: Important Utah Decisions, 2002
* The Dollars and Sense of Utilization of Legal Assistants

March 4, 2003

Volume 16 No. 2 March 2003


* President's Message: Multijurisdicational Practice Rule Approved
* Rule for Admission of Lawyers Licensed in Other States or Territories of the United States or the District of Columbia to Practice Law in Utah
* A View From the Other Side of the Fence
* Practice Pointer: An Attorney's Duty to Maintain Confidentiality of Information Relating to Representation of a Client
* What's That on the Runway
* Unbundle Your Practice: Increase Profits by Coaching Clients
* Views From the Bench: Real World Descriptions of Legal Terms
* Reversible Errors

January 4, 2003

Volume 16 No. 1 Jan/Feb 2003


* President's Message: Who Are We? The Demographics of the Utah State Bar
* A Look at Lawyers Helping Lawyers
* Stress Management
* Disaster Plans and Other Unpleasant Subjects for Attorneys in Private Practice
* The Single Most Profitable Technology?
* The Unsolicited Email Act and Anti-Spam Litigation
* Views From the Bench: Reflections and Observations
* In Memoriam: Robert Wayne Swenson, University of Utah College of Law

December 7, 2002

Volume 15 No. 9 December 2002


* President's Message: Supreme Court Committee on Delivery of Legal Services Submits Its Report
* Commissioner Report: Utah State Bar Explores Delivery of Legal Services to Middle Class
* Practice Pointer: The Rule Against Threatening Criminal Prosecution to Gain an Advantage in a Civil Matter
* A Few Words of Caution About Computer Presentations
* Are You Riding a Fine Line? Learn to Identify and Avoid Issues Involving the Unauthorized Practice of Law
* Utah Law Developments: Seven Cases That Shaped the Internet in 2001 or "The First Thing We Do, Let's Kill All the Lawyers" Part III
* In Memoriam: Remembering Ron Boyce - Teacher, Judge and Friend

November 7, 2002

Volume 15 No. 8 November 2002


* President's Message: Dialogue on Freedom - A Resounding Success
* Contaminated Property Transactions After 2002 Superfund Brownfield Amendments
* Arbitration Advocacy Part Two: The Arbitration Hearing
* The New New New Thing Web Services on the Horizon
* Appendix A
* Utah Law Developments: Employment Update: Recent Decisions From the Utah State Courts

October 7, 2002

Volume 15 No. 7 October 2002


* President's Message: The Community Legal Center Becomes a Reality Through the Efforts and Generosity of Many
* Truth or Dare: Assessing the Reliability of Financial Statements in a Post-Enron World
* Lip Service and Diversity in the Legal Profession: Time for a Reality Check
* Common Errors in Cross-Examination, or Five Bad Habits of Highly Ineffective Cross-Examiners
* Utah Law Developments: Recent Changes to Utah's Trust Deed Statutes
* Views From the Bench: In Discharge of a Self-Imposed Sentence
* Book Review: Strangers in the House: Coming of Age in Occupied Palestine and Revenge: A Story of Hope

August 7, 2002

Volume 15 No. 6 Aug/Sept 2002


* President's Message: Dialogue on Freedom - An Opportunity for Utah Lawyers to Make a Difference
* Commissioner Report: Commission Recommends Modification of Bar Exam by Adding MPT
* The Judges' Benchbook - ww.utlitsec.org
* The Appointment of Special Masters in High Conflict Divorces
* Probate Mediation in Utah: Where did it Come From, Where is it Now, Where is it Going?
* Utah Law Developments: Seven Cases That Shaped the Internet in 2001 or the First Thing We Do, Let's Kill All the Lawyers, Part II

June 7, 2002

Volume 15 No. 5 June/July 2002


* President's Message: Read this Please! (at least read some of it)
* Arbitration Advocacy: Preparing the Case
* Pro Bono Legal Services: The Bigger Picture
* Admitting Child Hearsay Statement's of Child Sexual Abuse: Can Courts Determine Reliability?
* When Gunzilla (Federal Gun Control Act of 1968) Meets Queen Cong (Utah's Domestic Violence Statutes) Your Client Could Get Stepped On
* Utah Law Developments: Recent Changes and Developments in the Utah Rules of Evidence: Definitive Evidence Rulings, Character Evidence, Expert Testimony, and Business Records
* The History and Contemporary Content of Constitutional Mandates for Public Education: Obligations of the Judicial Branch

May 7, 2002

Volume 15 No. 4 May 2002


* Response to the President's Message: The Price We Pay (or, Two Fortunes for Bob)
* Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: Determining the Appropriate Fair Market Value
* Me? A Collection Attorney? Hardly! I Am a Litigator With High Visibility Clients. The FDCPA is for 'Debt Collectors'!
* Utah Law Developments: Legislative Update: 2002 General Legislative Session
* Book Review: Letters to young Contrarian

April 7, 2002

Volume 15 No. 3 April 2002


* The President's Message: Lionel Frankel
* Revised UCC Articles 9: Utah "Filing Office" Update
* Trademarks 101
* Aspirational Morality: The Ideals of Professionalism - Part II
* Utah Law Developments: Seven Cases That Shaped the Internet in 2001, or the First Thing We Do, Let's Kill All the Lawyers - Part I

March 7, 2002

Volume 15 No. 2 March 2002


* The President's Message: Is the Office of Professional Conduct the Grand Inquisitor? What Lawyers Need to Know if Faced with a Bar Complaint
* Nexus & Remote Sellers: The Taxation of Electronic Commerce
* Only Until Payday: A Primer on Utah's Growing Deferred Deposit Loan Industry
* How the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Act of 2001 Affects Basic Estate Planning Strategy - Tax and Non-Tax Considerations
* Views From the Bench: 15th Anniversary of the Utah Court of Appeals

January 7, 2002

Volume 15 No. 1 Jan/Feb 2002


* The President's Message: A Prayer for the Professions
* Avoiding Legal Malpractice Claims
* Aspirational Morality: The Ideals of the Professionalism
* Judicial Independence and the Blame Game: The Easiest Target is a Sitting One
* Views From the Bench: The View From Here

December 7, 2001

December 2001 Bar Journal

* The President's Message: The Saying of D. Frank Wilkins
* INS v. St. Cyr: The Supreme Court and Draconian Congressional Criminal-Immigration Laws
* Utah's DNA Actual Innocence Bill
* Justice Court, Fair and Legal
* Views From the Bench: Education for Justice in Utah
* Mediator Focus: Paths to Mediation, with Sample Clauses

November 7, 2001

Volume 14 No. 8 November 2001


* The President's Message: What Lawyers Can Do in Times Such as These
* The Bar, the Courts, Criminal Justice and the Olympics: Handling the Impact of the Olympic Games on the Courts, Law Practice and Criminal Justice in Utah
* Fighting Back on the Internet: A Primer on the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act
* Practice Pointers for Effective Lawyering
* Consumer Assistance Program
* Mediator Focus: Early Neutral Evaluation

October 8, 2001

Volume 14 No. 7 October 2001


* The President's Message: The Bar, the Courts, the Legislature and the Unauthorized Practice of Law
* Affirming the Untested - Affirming a Trial Court Based on Issues Raised Sua Sponte
* LDS and Judicial Perspectives on Stories from Jewish Tradition
* New Revisions to Utah's Limited Liability Company Act - The LLC Revolution Rolls On
* Office of Public Guardian
* Utah Law Developments: Update on Environmental Law
* Book Review: The Genesis of Justice

August 8, 2001

Volume 14 No. 6 Aug/Sept 2001


* The President's Message: Show Me the Money!
* New Revisions to Utah's Limited Liability Company Act - The LLC Revolution Rolls On
* Guardianships and Conservatorships
* Utah Zoning Law: Appeals
* Justice Court, Fairness and the Law
* Views From the Bench: A Life Celebrated
* Utah Law Developments: Recent Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure for Utah Practitioners

June 8, 2001

Volume 14 No. 5 June/July 2001


* The President's Message: Preparing for Practice in 2010
* New Revisions to Utah's Limited Liability Company Act - The LLC Revolution Rolls On
* Utah Revised Nonprofit Corporation Act
* Utah Zoning Law: Enforcement
* Mediator Focus: Mediation Advocacy in a Nutshell
* Views From the Bench: Civility and Advocacy

May 8, 2001

Volume 14 No. 4 May 2001


* The President's Message: Choosing for the Future of the Bar
* Overview of Elder Law
* Social Security Changes. . . As We Do
* Determining Capacity: Is Your Older Client Competent
* Medicaid, An Incredibly Brief Overview
* Views From the Bench: Some Current Causes for Popular Dissatisfaction With the Administrative of Justice
* Case Summaries

April 8, 2001

April 2001 Bar Journal

* The Executive Director's Message: We Are Not Alone
* Utah Zoning Law: The Zoning Ordinance
* Utah's "New" Tax Court - An Important Step in Leveling the State Law Playing Field
* The Case Against MDPs: The Soul of Our Profession is at Stake
* The MDP Question: Should We Board the Train to the Future or Lie Down in Front of It?
* From the Get-go to the End of the Day
* Legislative Highlights
* Law School Pro Bono Initiative

March 8, 2001

Volume 14 No. 2 March 2001


* President's Message: Sharing, Selecting and Supporting
* An Increasingly Violent Profession
* The Exaggerated Death of the Subchapter S Corporation - Part II
* A Cash Flow Primer for Attorneys

December 13, 2000

Volume 13 No. 10 December 2000

Volume 13 No. 10 December 2000

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COVER: Cedar Breaks, Utah, in winter by first-time contributor, Michele Mattsson, Central Staff Attorney, Utah Court of Appeals.


  • President's Message: Should We Be Able to Practice Law Everywhere We Can Drive a Car?, by David O. Nuffer

  • Circles and Lines, by David O. Nuffer

  • Our Most Neglected Story: American History, by Theresa A. Martinez

  • A Different Divorce - Collaborative Lawyering, by Brian Florence

  • The Doctrine of Interspousal immunity in Utah: Does it Still Exist?, by Stephen Kelson

  • State Bar News

  • Views From the Bench: Keepers of the Flame, by Justice Michael J. Wilkins

  • Legal Assistant Division: Message from the Chair, Ann Streadbeck

November 13, 2000

Volume 13 No. 9 November 2000

Volume 13 No. 9 November 2000

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COVER: Female Bald Eagle in Flight, Willard Bar, Utah by Robin K. Jensen, Esq., Office of the Attorney General, State of Utah.


  • President's Message: Pick Your Next Partner: Social Worker? CPA? Insurance Agent? Engineer?

  • We Are All Casualties of Friendly Fire in the War on Drugs

  • The Federal Tort Claims Act in Utah: A Primer

  • Young Lawyers Division: Law Day Address by Judge Stephen H. Anderson

  • State Bar News

  • From Brooks Brothers to Marx Brothers

  • Utah Bar Foundation

  • State Bar News: Attorney Discipline

  • Young Lawyer Division: Young Lawyer Division Celebrates Pro Bono Opportunities

  • Paralegal Division: Propagating Paralegal Punditry

October 1, 2000

Volume 13 No. 8 October 2000

Volume 13 No. 8 October 2000

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COVER: Sundance Lodge Area, Utah, by Daniel J. Anderson, Esq., Beneficial Life Insurance Co.


  • The Executive Director's Message: An Idea Ahead of its Time by John Baldwin

  • Top Ten Lessons from Caldera, Inc. v. Microsoft Corp. by Ryan E. Tibbitts

  • What It Takes by Chief Deputy Reed Richards, Candidate for Attorney General

  • Working to Make Utah Free by W. Andrew McCullough, Candidate for Attorney General

  • State Bar News

  • Views From the Bench

August 5, 2000

Volume 13 No. 7 August/September 2000

Volume 13 No. 7 August/September 2000

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COVER: Canyonlands, from Buck Canyon Overlook, by Brett P. Johnson, McKay, Burton & Thurman.

  • "Kill All the Lawyers" and the Backdrop of The War of the Roses

  • And Justice For All

  • Legal Assistant Division- Message from the Chair

  • Notice of Petition for Readmission to the Utah State Bar by William J. Anderson

  • Notice of Petition for Reinstatement to the Utah State Bar by William H. Adams

  • Notice of Proposed Changes to Bar’s By-Laws

  • President’s Message - Improve the Bottom Line- Serve on a Committee!

  • Pro Bono Project

  • Rationalizing Alimony Law

  • State Bar News

  • The Utah Bar Foundation Announce 2000 IOLTA Grant Awards

  • The Utah Bar Foundation is Pleased to Welcome a New Member on the Board of Trustess and a New Executive Director

  • Utah Bar Journal “1999 Cover of the Year”

  • Utah State Bar Ethics Advisory Opinion Committee

  • Utah Trial Lawyer of the Year
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