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  • Press Release

    Charles W. Dahlquist, II, Honorary Consul for the Federal Republic of Germany since 1999, was honored at a retirement ceremony January 29, 2015 and also received the German Order of Merit, First Class, the highest tribute the German government pays to individuals for service to Germany. James T. Burton was installed as the new Honorary Consul for the Federal Republic of Germany for Utah. Dahlquist and Burton are Shareholders with Kirton McConkie.

    January 29, 2015
  • Press Release

    Kirton McConkie client, The Ritchie Group, L.C., and Evergreen Properties, a conglomerate of real estate investment specialists based in Salt Lake City, took a big step forward to bring the Orem, UT Midtown 360 project to fruition.

    October 29, 2014


  • Utah Business

    Kirton McConkie intellectual property lawyer Nick Wells acknowledges most people don’t want to use lawyers, but most will need one at some point. He shares six important rules for building a solid client-attorney relationship and improving your overall experience. Click article title to read full article.

    January 2015
  • San Jose Mercury News

    Kirton McConkie immigration attorney Jake Muklewicz poses his solutions to fixing the dysfunctional immigration system without massive reform in this letter to the editor. Click the title to read more.

    December 30, 2014


  • How to Build Your Gigabit Network is a four-part webinar series hosted by Kirton McConkie telecommunications attorneys David Shaw, Shareholder, and Drew Clark, Of Counsel, addressing various issues municipalities should consider before creating a Gigabit network.

    Click the webinar title above to register for the remaining sessions and to access the presentations from the two webinars, Avoiding Mistakes Before You Begin and Lessons from Municipal Success Stories. See our Events page for details of the next three webinars in the series.

    January 2015
  • Kirton McConkie tax and estate planning attorneys Craig McCullough and Matthew Adams are presenting a one-hour CLE seminar on the legal and tax aspects of equity buy-outs for privately-held companies. Contact the Utah State Bar for more information.

    January 21, 2015

Legal Alerts

  • Legal Alert

    On February 24, 2015, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director León Rodríguez announced that, effective May 26, 2015, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is extending eligibility for employment authorization to certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B nonimmigrants who are seeking employment-based lawful permanent resident (LPR) status. Click title for more details.

    February 24, 2015
  • Legal Alert

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released additional details about President Obama’s executive action on immigration reform. What is clear is the reform benefits employers far more than anticipated. Expect these reforms to be implemented on a rolling basis. Click the alert title for more information.

    November 24, 2014