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Announcing New Offices in Bend

SALT LAKE CITY - Clyde Snow & Sessions has relocated their offices in Bend to accommodate their growing clientele. Attorney Jonathan Clyde will be dividing his time between the Bend and Salt Lake City offices to support the expansion. An associate in the Salt Lake City office since 2009, Mr. Clyde focuses his practice on natural resources and water law providing solutions for individuals, corporations, and municipalities in matters of energy, water rights, water quality and real property. He will be joining attorney Reagan L. B. Desmond who opened the Oregon office in 2012. Ms. Desmond focuses her practice in the areas of natural resources, water and environmental law.

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16 Clyde Snow Attorneys Listed as Utah's Legal Elite 2015

SALT LAKE CITY - Clyde Snow & Sessions attorneys were again named among the Utah Legal Elite by Utah Business Magazine, which recognizes superior legal services across the state. 16 attorneys were designated as being top legal professionals in the state. Clyde Snow's 2015 Legal Elite attorneys include the following:

Dean C. Andreasen -  Family Law
Edwin C. Barnes -  Civil Litigation
Wayne Z. Bennett - Corporate Law and Transactions
Steven E. Clyde - Energy/Natural Resources
Katherine E. Judd - Labor and Employment
Aaron D. Lebenta - Civil Litigation
Perrin R. Love - Civil Litigation
Timothy R. Pack - Up and Coming
Walter A. Romney Jr. - Civil Litigation
Christopher B. Snow - Labor and Employment
Rodney G. Snow - Civil Litigation
Matthew A. Steward - Civil Litigation
Dana L. Telfer - Family Law
D. Loren Washburn - Criminal Law
Brian C. Webber - Civil Litigation/Personal Injury
Shannon K. Zollinger - Up and Coming

Clyde Snow Board of Directors Elects Two New Shareholders

SALT LAKE CITY - Clyde Snow & Sessions is pleased to announce the election of Robert D. Andreasen and Katherine E. Judd as shareholders and directors by the firm’s Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2015.

Mr. Andreasen joined the firm in 2006 after graduating from Williamette University College of Law. His practice focuses on civil and real property matters as well as litigation.

Ms. Judd joined the firm in 2008 after graduating from the S.J. Quinney College of Law and completing a clerkship with the Honorable Dee Benson. Her primary focus is labor and employment law. She is currently the Utah State Bar Young Lawyers Division President.

About Clyde Snow & Sessions
Clyde Snow & Sessions is dedicated to serving the legal needs of regional, national and international clients. Clyde Snow & Sessions is a full-service law firm focusing on litigation, natural resources, employment, securities, real estate, tax, banking, health care, bankruptcy and family law. For more information, visit www.clydesnow.com.

Rodney Snow to Receive Lifetime Service Award

SALT LAKE CITY - Rodney G. Snow will receive the Utah State Bar Association’s prestigious Lifetime Service Award in recognition of dedicated service to and leadership activities of the Utah State Bar over many years. His efforts, integrity and vision have served to enrich the legal profession and helped to raise the level of competence and professionalism. His volunteer service on community and governmental boards and committees has been of significant benefit to the public. We thank him for his wisdom as a professional, a volunteer and a colleague.

Clyde Snow Team Prevails Twice for ex-Zagg CEO

A consolidated class action suit against former Zagg CEO Robert Pedersen II was dismissed Thursday by a Utah federal judge. Clyde Snow & Session’s attorneys for Pedersen, D. Loren Washburn, Jennifer A. James and Brent R. Baker, are pleased by the outcome and expect a pending appeal in the Tenth Circuit to also end in the favor of the officers and directors. A similar suit was dismissed in February finding in favor of Pedersen. Judge Dee Benson found that Pedersen did not knowingly mislead investors. Read more, Salt Lake Tribune.

Nine Clyde Snow Lawyers Recognized as 2015 Best Lawyers

SALT LAKE CITY - Clyde Snow & Sessions is pleased to announce that nine of the firm's lawyers were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015. Additionally, Dean Andreasen has been named Best Lawyers’ 2015 Salt Lake City Family Law “Lawyer of the Year.” Only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community is being honored as a “Lawyer of the Year.”

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Clyde Snow Paralegal Takes First Place in Ironman Boulder

SALT LAKE CITY - Kara Bankhead, a paralegal at Clyde Snow & Sessions, took first place in her age group division in Ironman Boulder beating the second place finisher by 23 seconds.

An Ironman is a triathlon that includes a 2.4 mile open water swim, 112 mile bike ride and a 26.2 mile run which she completed in 11 hours and 12 minutes. This win qualifies her to compete in the 2014 Ironman Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii this October.

Congratulations Kara on a remarkable achievement.

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Attorney James Anderson Joins Clyde Snow

SALT LAKE CITY - Clyde Snow & Sessions is pleased to announce that attorney James W. Anderson has joined their Salt Lake City office. Mr. Anderson’s law practice will span all areas of business and commercial law, including bankruptcy, creditor’s rights, and workouts, litigation, entity formation, tax planning, general business and commercial transactions. Prior to joining Clyde Snow, he worked as an attorney for a recognized local firm. Mr. Anderson received a Juris Doctor from the University of Utah College of Law, and a B.S. in accounting from Westminster College.

Steve Clyde Quoted in Standard Examiner Article

SALT LAKE CITY - Attorney Steve Clyde was quoted in a Standard Examiner article concerning a water exchange request for new homes on Powder Mountain. 

Mountain States Super Lawyers Recognizes Twelve Clyde Snow Attorneys

SALT LAKE CITY – Congratulations to Clyde Snow’s 12 attorneys who were selected as Mountain States Super Lawyers for 2014. Attorneys were chosen following a rigorous selection process that combines peer nominations and evaluations, analysis of professional achievements, and additional third-party research.

Mountain States Top 100:

Neil A. Kaplan

Mountain States Super Lawyers 2014:

Clark W. Sessions, Family Law, Eminent Domain, General Litigation
Rodney G. Snow, Criminal Defense: White Collar
Steven E. Clyde, Energy & Natural Resources
Edwin C. (Ted) Barnes, Construction Litigation
Neil A. Kaplan, Criminal Defense: White Collar
Perrin R. Love, Business Litigation
Dean C. Andreasen, Family Law
Brent R. Baker, Criminal Defense: White Collar
Brian C. Webber, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Defense

2014 Rising Stars:

Aaron D. Lebenta, Business Litigation
Katherine E. Judd, Employment Litigation: Defense
Shannon Zollinger, Business Litigation

Clyde Snow & Sessions Elects Two New Management Committee Members

SALT LAKE CITY - The law firm Clyde Snow and Sessions has elected T. Mickell Jimenez and Wayne Z. Bennett to the management committee which oversees the strategic direction of the Firm.

Ms. Jimenez is a shareholder with the Firm and represents businesses and private individuals in a variety of litigation matters. Mr. Bennett joined the Firm in 2013 as a shareholder and is an accomplished estate planning attorney.

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To Snoop or Not to Snoop? Legal Considerations Under Utah's Internet Employment Privacy Act

SALT LAKE CITY - Read Christopher Snow's article recently published in the Utah Bar Journal

T. Mickell Jimenez Featured in Attorney At Law Magazine

SALT LAKE CITY - Attorney T. Mickell Jimenez was recently featured in the Women in Law section of Attorney At Law Magazine. She focuses her litigation practice on corporate law with an emphasis on employment litigation, and family law, and has served as General Counsel for Cafe Rio, Inc. since it opened its first restaurant in 1997. To view her profile, go to http://attorneyatlawmagazine.com/salt-lake-city/2014/05/07/women-law-t-mickell-jimenez/

Attorney D. Loren Washburn Quoted in ABA Journal

SALT LAKE CITY - Attorney D. Loren Washburn was recently quoted in the May 2014 issue of the ABA Journal

Attorney Lauren A. McGee Joins Clyde Snow

SALT LAKE CITY - Clyde Snow & Sessions is pleased to announce that Lauren A. McGee has joined their Salt Lake City office as an associate. Ms. McGee focuses her practice on securities litigation and white collar crime and independent investigations. Her prior experience includes working in the oil and gas industry as well as at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. She received a Juris Doctor from the University of Utah College of Law, and a B.S. in Communications from the University of Utah.

Katherine E. Judd Appointed Vice Chair of ABA Committee

SALT LAKE CITY - Katherine E. Judd, attorney at Clyde Snow & Sessions, was recently appointed Vice Chair of the 2014-2015 Labor & Employment Committee of the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division. The Labor & Employment Law Committee serves as a resource for attorneys, whose practice involves employment and traditional labor practice, including litigation in the courts, administrative agencies and arbitrations. Ms. Judd counsels employers with respect to employment and compliance issues including employee terminations, reductions-in-force, handbooks, and the development of personnel policies and procedures.

Attorney Nicole Salazar-Hall Joins Clyde Snow

SALT LAKE CITY - Clyde Snow & Sessions has hired Nicole Salazar-Hall as an associate in their Salt Lake City office. Ms. Salazar-Hall focuses her practice on civil litigation and family law, representing individuals in domestic and child welfare cases. Previously she represented indigent clients in the Third District Juvenile Court working as a trial attorney at a Salt Lake City law firm.

About Clyde Snow & Sessions

Clyde Snow & Sessions is dedicated to serving the legal needs of regional, national and international clients. Clyde Snow & Sessions is a full-service law firm with offices in Utah, California and Oregon. Our legal expertise spans a wide range of fields. While continuing to be Utah's premier water law firm, Clyde Snow's practice has greatly expanded, having particular strength, experience, and knowledge in a broad range of litigation matters including white collar criminal defense, government and independent investigations, complex business litigation, corporate and tax law, banking and transactional matters, and domestic relations. Clyde Snow lawyers understand that certain situations call for experience, connections and expertise that reach beyond legal advice and counsel to achieve the best results for their clients. For more information, visit www.clydesnow.com.