News & Events

Looking for a specific topic? Then, please use the search feature below or take time to scroll through the wealth of information we provide in attorney authored articles, white papers, blog posts, e-books and legal alerts.


  • Press Release

    Kirton McConkie is pleased to announce 39 of its attorneys were selected as Mountain States Super Lawyers for 2014. Click the article title to read more.

    June 11, 2014
  • The Wall Street Journal

    Mr. Mabey, who joined Kirton McConkie as a Shareholder this month, recalled recently for The Wall Street Journal how serving as a bankruptcy judge in Utah from 1979 to 1983 set him on his current path. Click the headline to read more.

    May 27, 2014


  • Utah Employment Law Letter

    Kirton McConkie employment litigation lawyer Ryan Frazier writes about a case where a part-time debate coach was passed over when the position was made full-time. The coach felt she was the most qualified candidate and concluded the decision to hire a male coach was gender discrimination. Find out why the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals (whose rulings apply to all Utah employers) concluded the hiring decision was devoid of discrimination. Click the article title to read more.

    July 2014
  • Utah Valley Business Q

    Kirton McConkie employment attorney participated with other notable Utah County executives in a roundtable discussion hosted by Utah Valley Business Q. Get some inside information on the hiring and firing process. Click the title to read the article.

    Summer 2014


  • Kirton McConkie government and utilities attorney Dave Shaw was interviewed on Blog Talk Radio on the topic of municipal bonds for broadband. Click title for more information or click here to listen to the interview.

    July 15, 2014
  • Copyright Fair Use and the DMCA
    June 2014

Legal Alerts

  • Kirton McConkie legal alert

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap for fiscal year 2015. USCIS has also received more than the limit of 20,000 H-1B petitions filed under the U. S. advanced degree exemption.

    April 7, 2014
  • Kirton McConkie Legal Alert

    This legal alert for franchisors contains information about class action waivers and non-competition provisions in franchise agreements.

    January 6, 2014