Dear SLCBA Member – We hope you had a great summer and that you are ready for fall! We have a great Bar and Bench newsletter attached for you to enjoy with the following articles:

  • Outgoing President’s Message
  • Judicial Spotlight: Utah Court of Appeals Judge David N. Mortensen
  • Judicial Spotlight: Third District Court Judge Matthew Bates
  • American Civil Liberties Union Executive Director Profile: Brittney Nystrom
  • Utah Indigent Defense Commission Executive Director Profile: Joanna Landau
  • Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Executive Director Profile: Stewart Gollan
  • Utah Prison Education Project CLE
  • SLCBA Art and the Law Contest (with pictures of the winning artwork!)
  • Helpful Tips from Local Justice Court Judges:
  •                Judge Anna Anderson, South Salt Lake Justice Court
  •                Judge Michael P. Boehm, South Jordan Justice Court
  •                Judge Paul C. Farr, Sandy City Justice Court
  •                Judge Scott Mickelsen, Bluffdale Justice Court
  •                Judge Paul Thompson, Murray Justice Court
  • Judge George Vo-Duc, Midvale Justice Court
  • Recent Precedents – 2017 Spring Party Photos

Upcoming CLE announcements:

  • Sept 21 at noon, Episcopal Diocese of Utah: Managing the Intersection of the First Amendment and Hate Speech: Reflections on Charlottesville – RSVP HERE
  • Sept 28 at noon, Episcopal Diocese of Utah: Judging Judges—Understanding JPEC and the largely unknown Midterm judicial evaluation process – RSVP HERE

Thank you for ongoing membership and support!


Best –

SLCBA Bar and Bench Committee