Sep 2017 Newsletter

J. Reuben Clark Law Society September 2017 Newsletter



Ginny Isaacson Reflects on Her Service as International Chair

As she prepares to pass the leadership torch to Stephen L. West at the annual Leadership Conference in late September, Virginia Tate Isaacson, International Chair of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society, spent a few minutes with the JRCLS Newsletter reflecting on her service and developments in the Law Society during her two-year term. Read more. . .


A Chat with Our International Chair Elect, Stephen L. West

International Chair Elect Stephen L. West will begin his tenure as Chair during the leadership conference at the end of this month. West comes to the table with a wide array of experience in both the legal profession and law society. Read more. . .


Report of the 8th Regional Conference of the JRCLS Africa West Chapter

This year's regional conference was held on August 18-19 at Ikeja Lagos, Nigeria. Thirty-five people attended. It featured four guest lecturers who were invited to speak to us. Each speaker presented a unique topic which was well addressed. Read more. . .


Education Week and Continuing Legal Education: a Not-So-Secret Combination

I entered the legal profession in a rather unusual way. First, I was a litigantan unwitting participant in a rather ugly custody battle. But in 2007, after spending 20 years in the construction and development industry, we all went off the economic cliff Read more. . .


"A Chilean in my Heart:" Jim and Marianne Holtkamp Reflect on their Mission as Associate Area Legal Counsel to the South America South Area

James (Jim) Holtkamp is a 1975 graduate of George Washington University School of Law. His areas of expertise include Environmental and Natural Resources, Environmental Compliance and Enforcement, and Government Affairs. He remains active in government affairs in the Utah Legislature and various foreign, federal, state, and local government agencies. Read more. . .