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April 1, 2011

April 2011 e.Bulletin


MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT ROBERT L. JEFFS

2011 Bar Elections and Spring Convention Award Winners

The 2011 Bar elections begin April 1st. Attorneys with an "Active", "Active Under 3", and "Active Emeritus" license status will receive an email from electionsonline.us. Please vote! Christian Clinger and Lori Nelson have been nominated by the Bar Commission to run for the position of President-elect in 2011-2012 to become President in 2012-2013. Seeking the three open Third Division seats are H. Dickson Burton, John K. Johnson, Eve Furse, and Robert Rice. Please read all the candidates’ statements at: http://www.utahbar.org/elections/. The Bar provides a vital role in leading society in the creation of a justice system that is understood, valued, respected and accessible to all. The Bar represents lawyers in the State of Utah and serves the public and the legal profession by promoting justice, professional excellence, civility, ethics, respect for and understanding of the law. I can attest to the importance of having capable, caring and committed leaders of the Bar and I encourage you to learn about the candidates to make your informed vote.

If you do not receive an electronic ballot at your email address of record, please contact onlineservices@utahbar.org. Upon request, the Bar will provide a traditional paper ballot by contacting Christy Abad at adminasst@utahbar.org. Balloting will conclude at 5:00pm MST on April 15, 2011.

Finally, I want to congratulate Lauren Scholnik who has been awarded with the Dorathy Merrill Brothers Award for the advancement of women in the legal profession and Nathan D. Alder who was awarded the Raymond S. Uno Award for the advancement of minorities in the legal profession. Each has a long history of professionalism, public service and personal dedication to the building up of the legal profession and the awards were well-deserved.

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April 7, 2011

NOMINEES ANNOUNCED FOR LEHI CITY JUSTICE COURT VACANCY

Lehi, UT—The Utah County Nominating Commission has selected five nominees for an upcoming vacancy in the Lehi City Justice Court. The position will replace Judge Garry Sampson who has announced his retirement effective May 31, 2011.

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April 8, 2011

Utah Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments at U of U Law School

UTAH SUPREME COURT TO HEAR ORAL ARGUMENTS AT
S.J. QUINNEY COLLEGE OF LAW

WHAT: The Utah Supreme Court periodically holds court sessions in other locations to provide an opportunity to enhance public understanding of the court’s work and to provide law students with an opportunity to see the Supreme Court in session.

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April 12, 2011

Judges to Hear Grand Jury Testimony

JUDGES TO HEAR GRAND JURY TESTIMONY

Manti, UT---A panel of judges is scheduled to meet on May 12, 2011 to hear testimony to determine if reasonable cause exists to call a grand jury. The meeting will take place in the 6th Judicial District, Sanpete County Courthouse, 160 North Main in Manti.

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April 20, 2011

HOLLADAY CITY JUSTICE COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY POSTED

Holladay, Utah—Applications are being accepted for a Justice Court judge position in Holladay. The position will replace Judge Daniel B. Gibbons who is resigning effective July 5, 2011.

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