Nuts & Bolts Seminar


The Utah Association for Justice Presents:


April 20, 2018 8:00AM – 3:30PM

Law & Justice Center 645 S. 200 E. SLC, UT 84111

6.5 Credits (1 Professionalism)

Seminar Chair: John Macfarlane, Younker Hyde Macfarlane



8:00AM - 8:15AM:     

Welcome and Introductions - John Macfarlane, Seminar Chair

8:15AM - 9:15AM:     

Depo 101 -  "Preparing and Examining Witnesses: The Basics and More"

Bruce Pritchett, The Rudd Firm, P.C.

9:15AM - 10:15AM:   

Common Ethical Issues and the Attorney/Client Relationship 

(1 Professionalism Credit)

Adam Bevis, Utah State Bar, OPC

10:15AM - 11:45AM: 

Mediation Panel - "When Is Mediation Useful and How To Make It Most Effective"

Jared Casper, Robert J Debry & Associates

Nate Alder, Christensen & Jensen

Geoff Haslam, Christensen & Jensen

11:45AM - 12:15PM: 

Lunch & Networking

12:15PM - 1:15PM:   

Depo 201 - "Difficult Witnesses, Difficult Counsel and More: Beyond the Basics"

Mr. Pete Summerill, Dewsnup, King, Olsen, Worel, Havas & Mortensen

1:15PM - 2:15PM:     

"Preserving Matters for Appeal During Trial and What Happens After Verdict"

Karra Porter, Christensen & Jensen

2:15PM - 3:15PM:     

"Expert Witnesses - How to Find, Cultivate and Use to Your Best Advantage"

Mr. Jeffrey D. Gooch, Jones Waldo

3:15PM - 3:30PM:     

Closing Remarks - John Macfarlane, Seminar Chair


Law and Justice Center

645 S. 200 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111

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