UCCR Brown Bag Lunch Presentations

These interactive luncheons are typically held the fourth Wednesday of every month from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Law & Justice Center located at 645 South 200 East, Salt Lake City.  

If you or someone you know would like to present at a Brown Bag, please let us know. Also, if you have a topic you would like us to address and want us to find a speaker, let us know that too.

2014 Schedule

March 26 - "Escaping the Charging Gorilla: Diversifying Your Toolbox to Account for Culture and Negotiate More Effectively" presented by Benjamin Cook
April 23 - "You've Got the Wrong Mediator: The Case for Varying Mediator Styles and Techniques" presented by Carolynn Camp
May - No Brown Bag due to the UCCR Annual Symposium (May 16, 2014)
June 25 - "Deconstructing a Construction Mediation"  presened by Adam T. Mow
Adam T. Mow, AIA, Esq. is a construction lawyer and mediator at Jones Waldo Holbrook & McDonough, PC. He is also a licensed architect. Adam is a panel mediator and arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association. He is a past Chair of the Dispute Resolution Section of the Utah State Bar. He has mediated several hundred disputes as an advocate or neutral.
 July  - No Brown Bag Presentation
August  27 -  "Social Media and its Impact on Mediation"   Preseter:  Nate Alder

Nate Alder is a shareholder with Christensen & Jensen, a litigation, trial and appellate firm in downtown Salt Lake City.  The focus of his career has been helping clients solve complicated problems.  In 2012, Super Lawyers/Thomson Reuters recognized him one of Salt Lake City’s top 25 lawyers, and as one of the region’s top 100 lawyers (Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming).  Likewise, Utah Business Magazine named him one of Utah’s top mediators for 2012.  Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert appointed him to the Judicial Performance Evaluation Commission in April 2012, and ABA President Bill Robinson chose him for the ABA’s Standing Committee on Professionalism.  Nate was elected to the House of Delegates, the policy-making body of the ABA.  He is the 2012 recipient of the Peter W. Billings, Sr. Award for Excellence in Dispute Resolution.  Nate is a past president of the Western States Bar Conference, a 16-state consortium of state bar leaders.  He recently completed terms of service as chair of the Personal Injury Section of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society (2010-2012), as chair of the Utah Council on Conflict Resolution (2010-2011), and as president of the Utah State Bar (2008-2009).  He is a 1991 graduate of Utah State University, and a 1995 JD/MPA graduate of Indiana University-Bloomington; following law school he served as a judicial law clerk to U.S. District Court Judge J. Thomas Greene.  He and his wife, Laurel Cannon Alder, are having the time of their lives raising three teenagers.

September 24 - To be Announced
October 22 - To be Announced

Steve Kelson, UCCR Board Member
and Brown Bag Event Chair






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