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News

  • Press Release

    Kirton McConkie intellectual property attorney David Conklin was chosen as a featured speaker at Utah Code Camp 2014 from over 120 presentation submissions.

    He will present an overview of important intellectual property (IP) concepts programmers should consider to protect their code.

    March 11, 2014
  • Press Release

    Kirton McConkie is pleased to announce 36 of its attorneys in 11 categories were selected as Utah Business magazine’s Utah Legal Elite for 2014.

    February 27, 2014

Articles

  • Utah Employment Law Letter

    Kirton McConkie employment litigation attorney Brinton Wilkins writes about a U.S. District Court for the District of Utah case where summary judgment was granted in favor of a county in a sexual harassment case filed by a court bailiff. The court found that given the law at issue—Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964—and the evidence the parties presented, there was no way the county could lose. Thus, the court did not hold a trial. The bailiff, however, appealed that decision, arguing that she found evidence that justified a trial. Read the article to find out more.

    April 2014
  • Utah Employment Law Letter

    Kirton McConkie employment litigation attorney Ryan Frazier discusses whether employment decisions should be based on objective or subjective factors. While purely subjective factors in employment decisions can be risky, a recent decision from the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals shows courts will not automatically infer unlawful discrimination based solely on subjective factors in employment decisions.

    March 2014

Events

  • Kirton McConkie employment litigation lawyer Ryan Frazier will present two topics at the National Business Institute seminar on employment litigation.

    Who should attend? This seminar is designed for attorneys, in-house counsel, litigation support professionals and paralegals seeking a solid basic to intermediate level overview.

    CLE: 6.0 credits for attorneys (includes one hour of ethical considerations)

    June 11, 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