January 2018 Newsletter

J. Reuben Clark Law Society January 2018 Newsletter



Don't Miss Our 2018 JRCLS Annual Conference, February 15-17

The J. Reuben Clark Law Society's Annual Conference is its biggest gathering and a wonderful opportunity for CLE, fellowship, and spiritual renewal. This year's conference will be co-hosted by Brigham Young University and the University of Utah. Read more. . .


Report of the JRCLS Annual Fireside Featuring Judge Thomas B. Griffith, January 19

Friday, January 19, 2018, offered a special event for attorneys, and many others associated with the J. Reuben Clark Law Society. Judge Thomas B. Griffith, from the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit was the keynote speaker at the annual J. Reuben Clark Law Society fireside held in Salt Lake City, Utah. Read more. . .


Leadership Spotlight: JRCLS Executive Director Gayla Moss Sorenson

Gayla Moss Sorenson grew up in a small-town, cotton-growing farming community south of Lubbock, Texas. When she attended Brigham Young University as an undergraduate accounting major she already had her sights set on law school. Read more. . .


Respect and Tolerance Encouraged by ASU President Dr. Michael Crow at Religious Freedom Workshop in Tempe, Arizona on November 17

Arizona State University President Dr. Michael M. Crow was the keynote speaker at the religious freedom workshop organized by the J. Reuben Clark Law Society on November 17, 2017. The event was co-sponsored by the St. Thomas More Society and Alliance Defending Freedom. Read more. . .


30th Anniversary - The Founding of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society, 1988-2018

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. . .


A Season of Giving: The First Ever Worldwide JRCLS Clothing Drive

It was a novel undertaking for the Women in Law and Service & Outreach Committees -- a worldwide JRCLS professional clothing drive promoted during the months of October and November of 2017. For the first time ever JRCLS chapters around the world were encouraged to participate in service together; collecting professional clothing donations for distribution to men and women entering or re-entering the workforce. Read more. . .


Newly Revitalized Charlotte North Carolina Chapter Serves JRCLS Members in the Carolinas

Although formally organized a few years ago, the Charlotte, North Carolina JRCLS chapter had difficulty getting off the ground due to some setbacks. In 2017, current Chapter Chair Boyd Rogers agreed to take the helm, and along with his board, went to work to revitalize the chapter. Read more. . .