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Clyde Snow Attorneys Elected to the American Bar Foundation Board of Fellows

SALT LAKE CITY - Congratulations to Steven E. Clyde, and Neil A. Kaplan who were recently elected as Fellows of the American Bar Foundation. Clyde and Kaplan will join president and shareholder Rodney G. Snow who is also an American Bar Foundation Fellow. It is a significant honor and privilege for three Clyde Snow attorneys to be elected to join this elite group of professionals.

Membership in the Fellows recognizes an attorney’s outstanding professional achievements and adherence to the legal profession’s highest principles. This honor is limited to less than one percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction in the United States. Members are nominated by fellows in their jurisdiction and elected by the Board of the American Bar Foundation.

Founded in 1952 by the American Bar Association, the American Bar Foundation is an independent, nonprofit national research institute committed to objective, empirical research on law, legal institutions and legal processes. Research is conducted by an interdisciplinary staff of research fellows trained in diverse fields such as law, sociology, psychology, political science, economics, history and anthropology. The foundation's work is supported by the American Bar Endowment, American Bar Foundation Fellows and research grants from private foundations and government agencies.

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.

Article Co-authored by Attorney Timothy Pack Featured in Law Day 2015

Attorney Timothy Pack recently co-wrote an article for the special Law Day 2015 supplement, entitled “Magna Carta Magnus Defectus.” Mr. Pack focuses his practice on complex commercial and business litigation and water rights disputes. Read the article here.

Attorney Nicole Salazar-Hall Appointed to Board

Attorney Nicole Salazar-Hall was recently appointed to serve on the Board of Trustees for Centro de la Familia. They are a federally and privately funded local non-profit focusing on early education outreach to migrant farm workers’ children and other at-risk populations. Ms. Salazar-Hall focuses her practice on civil litigation and family law, representing individuals in domestic and child welfare cases.

Attorney Emily Lewis Joins Clyde Snow

Clyde Snow & Sessions is pleased to announce that attorney Emily E. Lewis has joined their Salt Lake City office as an associate. Her practice will focus on natural resources issues, primarily water law. She has worked with both individual rural water users and organized water entities to settle or litigate complex water disputes. Prior to joining Clyde Snow, Ms. Lewis represented the Utah State Engineer in comprehensive Water Rights General Adjudications across the state. Ms. Lewis received a Juris Doctor from the University of Utah College of Law, and a B.A. in political theory and constitutional democracy, and a B.A. in social relations from Michigan State University.

Katherine E. Judd Featured in Attorney At Law Magazine

SALT LAKE CITY - Attorney Katherine E. Judd was recently featured in Attorney At Law Magazine. Click here to read the article. 

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