Is Groundwater an Interstate Resource Subject to Equitable Apportionment?

October 11, 2021 Last week, in the Supreme Court’s return to in-person oral arguments, the Court heard Mississippi v. Tennessee, a 2014 case that centers around the Middle Claiborne Aquifer, a large underground aquifer spanning portions of Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, Indiana, Kentucky, and Tennessee. Mississippi’s claim is that intensive groundwater pumping by the…

Federal Vaccine Mandates

September 10, 2021 Yesterday President Biden issued two Executive Orders and a COVID-19 action plan, in furtherance of a strong federal policy of increasing the number of Americans who are vaccinated against COVID-19. The Orders and plan rely largely on employers to implement this policy. The first Executive Order requires all federal agencies to implement mandatory…

COVID-19 and the Americans with Disabilities Act

August 31, 2021 Employers in Utah and throughout our Country are faced with new and unique questions concerning COVID-19 and the workplace. For example, an increasing amount of employees are requesting to work from home due to potential COVID-19 exposure, particularly with the new infectious Delta Variant. Some employees are seeking remote work accommodations under…

Update from the 2nd District Court and In Person Hearings

FROM THE SECOND DISTRICT COMMISSIONERS RE: RESUMPTION OF IN-PERSON HEARINGS WHEN: We are currently contemplating returning to in-person court on September 1, 2021. In-person court can resume if the courts are in Yellow as long as appropriate precautions are taken. If the virus count prompts a return to Red, in-person hearings will only take place…

Eight Clyde Snow Attorneys Named to 2021 Super Lawyers, Five Rising Stars

We are pleased to announce that eight attorneys from Clyde Snow & Sessions have been named to the 2021 Mountain States Super Lawyers list. Five attorneys were also named to the 2021 Mountain States Rising Stars list. Congratulations to: 2021 Mountain States Super Lawyers Ted Barnes – Construction Litigation Steve Clyde – Energy & Resources Neil…

Recorded Webinar – Water Banking Six Month Status Update

Did you miss the “Water Banking Six Month Status Update Webinar CLE” On January 21, 2021? Don’t worry! The full webinar has been recorded and is available for you to watch below.   Water Banking – Six Month Status Update Based on an extensive stakeholder effort, in March 2020 the State of Utah passed the…

Attorney Victoria B. Finlinson Featured in ABA Journal

Clyde Snow Associate Victoria B. Finlinson has been featured in the December/January Issue of the America Bar Association Journal. In an article on law school debt and how it is delaying plans for recent graduates, Ms. Finlinson shares her experience. To read the full article click here.

Water Banking Six Month Status Update Webinar CLE

The Environmental Section & the Department of Natural Resources Presents: Water Banking – Six Month Status Update Based on an extensive stakeholder effort, in March 2020 the State of Utah passed the “Utah Water Banking Act.” To meet increasingly challenging conditions, the Act is intended to stimulate the development of market tools favorable to local…

Clyde Snow Extern Sarah Martinez Awarded Scholarship from Utah Minority Bar Association

The Utah Minority Bar Association recently awarded scholarships to Clyde Snow’s Legal Extern Sarah Martinez along with three other students of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. The scholarships were given “based on their academic achievement, record of service to racial and ethnic communities, and potential to positively impact and represent Utah’s…