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- Press Release
Kirton McConkie is pleased to announce the expansion of its Commercial Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights practice with the addition of business bankruptcy and workout attorney Adelaide Maudsley, who recently joined the firm as a Shareholder in the Litigation section. Her practice focus is representation of banks, lenders, and other types of creditors in bankruptcy, receivership, restructuring, and workout matters. Click title to read more.May 6, 2015
- Press release
Kirton McConkie litigation attorney, Willis Orton, recently attended TAGLaw’s 32nd international conference in Edinburgh, Scotland.May 5, 2015
- Utah Employment Law Letter
Kirton McConkie employment litigation lawyer Ryan Frazier addresses employers duties to accommodate employees' religious practices and beliefs under Title VII. Click the title to read the full article.March 2015
- Utah Employment Law Letter
On March 12, Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed into law newly enacted legislation aimed at preventing employment and housing discrimination against gays, lesbians, and transgender individuals. Click the article title to read more.March 12, 2015
Kirton McConkie tax and estate planning attorney Brent Andrewsen is a featured speaker at the Utah Valley University Business & Economic Forum. His presentation titled, "When Worlds Collide: The Growing Intersection Between Business and Nonprofits," will address changes for L3Cs, benefit corporations, crowdfunding and more. Click title for more information.May 14, 2015
The government’s cap on H-1B visas shuts many employers out of getting qualified employees. There are other lesser known visa options available for proactive, out of the box thinkers. In this seminar, immigration attorney Jacob Muklewicz, reveals lesser known visa options for employers and professionals.April 8, 2015
On May 4, 2015, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced it completed data entry of all fiscal year 2016 H-1B cap-subject petitions and has selected petitions in its computer-generated random process. USCIS will begin returning all H-1B cap-subject petitions that were not selected.
Due to the high volume of filings, the time frame for returning the petitions is uncertain. USCIS asks petitioners not to inquire about the status of submitted cap-subject petitions until they receive a receipt notice or an unselected petition is returned. USCIS will issue an announcement once all the petitions have been returned.May 4, 2015
- Kirton McConkie Legal Alert
On April 13, 2015, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced it received approximately 233,000 H-1B petitions to meet the 65,000 general-category cap and the 20,000 cap under the advanced degree exemption. Click title to read more.April 13, 2015