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Gov. Cox appoints Richards Brandt’s Brian Bolinder to Seventh District Court

SALT LAKE CITY (Nov. 28, 2023) — Utah Gov. Spencer J. Cox has appointed Brian Bolinder to the Seventh District Court, filling the vacancy left by Judge George Harmond’s retirement. Bolinder’s nomination requires confirmation by the Utah Senate. “I appreciate Brian’s willingness to enter public service and have confidence in his ability to serve the […]

The Doctrine of Election of Remedies in Utah

July 2019 One procedural issue parties occasionally face in civil litigation is the requirement to make an election of remedies. In its most basic terms, the election of remedies doctrine prevents double redress for a single wrong and avoids legally or factually inconsistent recoveries for the same wrong. There may be a claim alleged in […]

Avoiding dissolution pitfalls and protecting against post-dissolution liability for company debts and claims

Steven H. Bergman April 2019 Based on information contained in the Department of Commerce’s most recent annual report, there are currently more than 300,000 businesses operating in Utah, with approximately 60,000 new business filings each year. For the past decade, the most common form of new entity in Utah has been the limited liability company. […]

Richards Brandt Attorneys Named Utah Legal Elite 2019

March 2019 Richards Brandt is pleased to congratulate the following attorneys for being recognized as Legal Elite in Utah Business Magazine: Civil Litigation: Bobby Wright, Rafael Seminario Construction: Brian Bolinder, Craig Coburn, Lincoln Harris Healthcare: Cortney Kochevar Insurance: Gary Johnson Intellectual Property: Barry Scholl Workers’ Compensation: Mark Sumsion, David Tolk

Craig Coburn Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

At the 5th Annual Intermountain Construction Defect & Dispute Conference held on February 8, 2019, the Utah chapter of Advise & Consult awarded Craig Coburn with its Lifetime Achievement Award for Craig’s contributions in construction law. Richards Brandt congratulates Craig for this much deserved award honoring him for his level of excellence and longtime service […]

Gary Johnson Receives G. Duffield Smith Outstanding Publication Award

August 2018 Gary Johnson has been selected as this year’s DRI recipient of the G. Duffield Smith Outstanding Publication Award. This award honors the author of the most outstanding defense related article published in For The Defense or In-House Defense Quarterly in 2017. His article “Planning the Future: Blockchain Technology and the Insurance Industry published […]

Leveling the Playing Field

  by Craig Coburn and Lincoln Harris May 18 | UTAH CONSTRUCTION & DESIGN For decades, the golden rule – that is, ‘he who has the gold rules” – was the name of the game in design and construction contracting. Under the rule, project owners pushed risks, usually on a take-it-or-leave-it basis, onto prime contractors […]

Law Is Stranger Than Fiction | Episode 13 Outsider

  good afternoon and welcome to another 00:08 edition of law is stranger than fiction 00:10 I’m one of your co-hosts Steven Bergman 00:12 and I’m your other co-host Barry Shoal 00:15 and we are shareholders at the law firm 00:16 of Richard’s Brant Miller Nelson today’s 00:19 episode takes us back into the realm […]

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