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  • 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
  • Law360

    Kirton McConkie intellectual property attorney Ken Horton was interviewed by Law360 about a patent licensing network created by Google and other entities as protection from patent trolls.

    July 11, 2014


  • Kirton McConkie estate planning attorney Geoff Germane will discuss how the wording of a discretionary distribution standard can have significant consequences, positive and negative, for the settlor, the beneficiaries, and the trustee. Discretionary language must be carefully tailored to meet a client’s objectives, and this requires a thorough understanding of the legal principles that govern the interpretation of a discretionary standard. Continuing education credit available. Click title for more information and to register.

    August 26, 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

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