Events Archive

Past presentations given by Kirton McConkie attorneys and past events sponsored by the firm are archived in this section.

Past Events Archive

  • January 7, 2020
  • November 13, 2019
  • November 13, 2019
  • November 5, 2019
  • October 28, 2019
  • October 21, 2019
  • October 9, 2019
  • October 9, 2019
  • October 7, 2019
  • October 7, 2019
  • October 3, 2019
  • September 30, 2019
  • September 17, 2019
  • September 3, 2019
  • August 27, 2019
  • August 22, 2019
  • August 15, 2019
  • August 15, 2019
  • June 20, 2019
  • May 17, 2019
  • May 16, 2019
  • May 14, 2019
  • May 4, 2019
  • April 29, 2019
  • April 23, 2019
  • March 19, 2019
  • March 19, 2019
  • March 8, 2019
  • The NAFTA Negotiations and International Treaty Developments
  • 2018
  • Choice of Entity and Tax Issues Involving Utah’s New Benefits LLC and Benefits Corporation Laws
    May 2018
  • Promoting Religious Freedom Around the World
  • 2018
  • May 16, 2018
  • 2018
  • 2018
  • Real Estate Law
  • Getting Creative with Estate Planning and Asset Protection
    October 2017
  • Answering Questions and Resolving Conflicts: Recent Efforts to Preserve Religious Liberty
    September 28, 2016
  • Utah Eminent Domain Law
    August 2016
  • “Best Practices for Building An Effective and Compliant Revenue Cycle Organization,” American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management (AAHAM)
    June 10, 2016
  • May 17, 2016

    UTC Clinic: Hosted by Kirton McConkie - On May 17th, Kirton McConkie attorneys Lee Wright and Joshua Figueira will be presenting at a Utah Technology Council clinic on business risks facing your company in the event of a cyber breach. Click title to read more and register.

  • Commercial Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Constitutional Law
    2015, 2016
  • September 24, 2015

    Kirton McConkie nonprofit attorney Brent Andrewsen will present a breakout session titled, "Critical Legal Issues and Updates for Nonprofits," at the annual Utah Nonprofit Association (UNA) conference on September 24, 2015. Click title for more information.

  • May 14, 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.

  • April 8, 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.

  • January 2015

    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 21, 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.

  • Residential Landlord-Tenant Law in Iowa
  • Charitable Planning For Liquidity Events
    November 6, 2014
  • Introduction to Non-profits and Tax-Exempt Status
    October 29, 2014
  • Beneficiaries: Dealing with the Objects of Your Bounty – A Practical and Technical Guide
    October 2, 2014
  • Law and Order, New Laws for a New Order
    September 26, 2014
  • September 17 - 18, 2014

    Kirton McConkie bankruptcy attorney Ralph Mabey will lead a session at the 40th Annual Lawrence P. King and Charles Seligson Workshop on Bankruptcy & Business Reorganization using American Airlines as a case study in bankruptcy. Click on event title to see details and to register.

  • August 26, 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.

  • July 15, 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.

  • Copyright Fair Use and the DMCA
    June 2014
  • June 24, 2014

    Kirton McConkie intellectual property lawyer, in conjunction with the World Trade Center and Governor's Office of Economic Development, gave a presentation on intellectual property rights protection.

  • June 11, 2014

    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)

  • Probate Code Amendments: 2014 and Ahead
    May 22, 2014
  • May 16, 2014

    Kirton McConkie intellectual property attorney Ken Horton will present a free seminar on protecting intellectual property rights on June 24, 2014 from 8:30 - 10:00 am. Click title for details.

  • March 15, 2014

    Kirton McConkie intellectual property attorney David Conklin is a featured speaker at Utah Code Camp 2014, which is presented by Utah Geek Events. He will present an overview of important intellectual property (IP) concepts programmers should consider to protect their code.

  • Date to be determined

    Kirton McConkie corporate and tax attorney Brent Andrewsen will present a lunch seminar on estate planning strategies to help attendees create a legacy of giving back. He will offer guidance in making the most of charitable giving for future generations.


  • Open Source Software Legal Strategies
    February 2014
  • January 9, 2014

    Kirton McConkie immigration attorneys Jake Muklewicz and Elaine Young will present a 90-minute webinar on how to prepare for ICE audits. Click to learn more.

    1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern / 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Pacific / 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Mountain

  • Guardians vs. Health Care Agents: Problems and Solutions
    October 10, 2013
  • Upheaval in Internet Ecosystems: Is Your Future Safe?
    June 23, 2013

    Kirton McConkie Business and Internet Governance lawyer Shawn Gunnarson was invited to present at the prestigious IMD global business conference in Lausanne, Switzerland on June 23, 2013. Financial Times rated IMD as one of the top 20 business schools around the world.

  • Deciphering FMLA, ADA and Worker's Compensation Issues
    June 12, 2013

    Kirton McConkie litigation attorney Ryan Frazier will present at the National Business Institute (NBI) seminar on advance employment law. He will focus on topics such as what the law really says about ADA, FMLA and Workers' Compensation and how the three interact with each other and state laws, updated  ADA policies for the ADAAA, tips for drafting policies to work together, troubleshooting complex leave of absence Issues, drafting policies for medical leave, knowing when and how to settle federal and state claims.

  • Trade Secrets Seminar
    June 4, 2013

    Intellectual property lawyer Ken Horton is presenting a the second seminar in a four-part series at the Small Business Development Center at Salt Lake Community College. The first seminar will focus on the basics of trade secrets: What are trade secrets? How can trade secrets be protected? What rights are granted from a trade secret? How can I get, maintain and protect trade secrets? How can trade secrets be enforced?

    Breakfast & Networking: 7:30 am - 8:00 am
    Session: 8:00 am – 9:00 am

    Ways to Register:


    Call or email the SLCC Registration office: 801-957-5200 / 801-957-5201,

    Call Christine Sukie at the Salt Lake Small Business Development Center, 801-957-5441

  • 2013 Probate Code Amendments & More
    April 25, 2013

    Kirton McConkie elder law attorney Michael A. Jensen presented a one-hour CLE session on the 2013 Probate Code to members of the elder law and estate planning sections of the Utah State Bar.

  • The In's and Out's of Wholesale Agreements with Service Providers
    April 16, 2013

    Kirton McConkie telecommunications attorney David Shaw has been invited to speak at the Broadband Communities Summit 2013. His remarks will be on "The In's and Out's of Wholesale Agreements with Service Providers."

  • Avoiding Intellectual Property Pitfalls
    January 16, 2013
  • Vital Planning Considerations Regarding Utah’s Advance Medical Directive
    December 3, 2012

    Kirton McConkie attorney Jeff Steed presented  "Vital Planning Considerations Regarding Utah’s Advance Medical Directive" to the Young Lawyers Division/Nonprofit Law Section of the Utah State Bar.

  • Protecting Intellectual Property in the Global Marketplace
    November 27, 2012

    Kirton McConkie intellectual property attorney Ken Horton will participate in a panel discussion on intellectual property protection in foreign markets.

    The World Trade Center Utah is hosting three local IP experts to help you and your business succeed internationally by protecting your products from counterfeiting and imitation.

    Date: November 27, 2012

    Time:  8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

    Where: 60 E. South Temple, Suite 300

    RSVP:  For more information and to register, click here.

  • November 15, 2012

    Kirton McConkie Tax and Estate Planning attorney Brent Andrewsen will speak at a luncheon hosted by the Utah Food Bank and Kirton McConkie. The seminar is designed to help attendees learn about contribution options customized to fit individual interests and tax planning.

    Date: November 15, 2012

    Time: 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

    Where: Utah Food Bank, 3150 South 900 West, Salt Lake City, UT

    RSVP: Lavine Shapiro, (801) 887-1221 or

  • Intellectual Property Overview
    November 12, 2012
  • October 18-19, 2012

    Echoing the many facets of adoption and assisted reproduction technology law, The Future of Adoption in America Symposium will be interdisciplinary. Professionals with diverse expertise will be attending and presenting workshops. The conference is open to both members and non-members of AAAA and AAARTA.

    Kirton McConkie adoption lawyer Larry Jenkins is the AAAA Conference Chair.

  • Top Ten Legal Pitfalls for Nonprofit Organizations
    October 11, 2012

    Kirton McConkie attorneys Jeff Steed and  Brent Andrewsen co-presenter the topic “Top Ten Legal Pitfalls for Nonprofit Organizations" for the Utah Nonprofits Association.

  • Trademarks and Copyrights
    August 2012
  • International Intellectual Property: Six Tools to Know
    July 2012
  • Believe It or Not Business Lawsuits: Frivolous or Legitimate?
    June 22, 2012

    Kirton McConkie litigation lawyer Ryan Frazier presented case studies on frivolous lawsuits and how they relate to everyday life at an National Business Institute (NBI) seminar program.

  • Current Status of Eminent Domain in Utah
    June 8, 2012

    Kirton McConkie real estate attorney Thomas Checketts spoke on eminent domain at the Utah State Bar 2011 Summer Convention, San Diego, CA

  • The Not-So-Imposing Clawback
  • Dealing With Unwritten Title Transfers
    May 14, 2012

    Kirton McConkie Real Estate and Natural Resources attorney Bruce Findlay will present "Dealing With Unwritten Title Transfers" at the National Business Institute's (NBI) seminar on Boundary Disputes: Determining Ownership When Lines are Blurred. Mr. Findlay will present topics such as adverse possession, descent/intestate succession, divorce/family transfers, acquiescence, estoppel and parol agreements.

    Who should attend? Surveyors, engineers, architects, developers, city and urban planners, local government officials, and real estate and title insurance professionals successfully resolve boundary disputes. Attorneys may also benefit from this practical course.

    Continuing education credit(s) for attending the live seminar.

  • 2012 Legislative Amendments to the Probate Code
    April 26, 2012

    Kirton McConkie Elder law attorney Mike Jensen is presenting the topic "2012 Legislative Amendments to the Probate Code" to the Utah State Bar Elder Law and Estate Planning sections.

     CLE: 1 hour

  • Publishing Law Primer
    April 2012
  • Nine Legal Tips for Serious Bloggers
    January 2012
  • International Trademark Protection
    June 2011
  • Business Briefing on international Distributor/Partner contracts and agreements

    Business Briefing hosted by Salt Lake Community College Miller Global Business Center and the U.S. Department of Commerce Export Assistance Center. International business attorney Lee Wright provided a local perspective on international Distributor/Partner contracts and agreements.

  • The SEC's New Form D: Electronic Filing - Requirements and Procedures
    March 2009