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 2018 Spring Conference Agenda.docx


 2018 UMAA Spring Conference

St. George, Utah


Wednesday, May

1:00        GRAMA Should Not Involve “adversarial combat,” But What Happens When It Does? Panel:

Margaret Plane, Salt Lake City Attorney

Mark Kittrell, Senior City Attorney, Salt Lake City Attorney’s Office

Mara Brown, Deputy Ogden City Attorney

2:00        Case Law Review – Ryan Carter, Riverton City Attorney

3:00        BREAK

3:15        Round Table (Choose 4 sessions. Each session is 15 minutes)

  • ·         New Standards for Design Professionals and HB 279 ­- John Brems, City Attorney for Herriman and Millcreek
  • ·         Loss and Lessons Learned - Doug Folsom, Utah Local Governments Trust
  • ·         Offers of Judgement: A Civil Litigation Safety Net - Heather White, Shareholder, Snow Christensen & Martineau
  • ·         The Evolution of Cyber Liability - Brian Child, Olympus Insurance
  • ·         Flygare v. Ogden, Shedding Light On A City’s Duty To Light its Streets - Stephen F. Noel, Attorney, Smith Knowles
  • ·         Police Pursuits: Legal Update - John Cooper, Attorney, Parsons Behle & Latimer
  • ·         eProsecutor Case Management System for City Prosecutor Offices -  Robert Church, Director, Utah Prosecution Council

4:15        Break

6:00        Barbecue (Provided by Utah Local Governments Trust (ULGT))

Thursday, May 10

7:30        Breakfast (Provided)

8:00        Small Cells and SB 189: One Guy’s Thoughts- Garret Wilcox, Deputy City Attorney, Midvale City

9:00       RDA Updates – Katie Lewis, Senior City Attorney, Salt Lake City Attorney’s Office

10:00      BREAK

10:15    Overview of Utah Water Law and Municipal Water Law Issues – Mark H. Stratford, Ogden City Assistant City Attorney

11:15     Land Use Update – Jody K. Burnett, Shareholder, Snow Christensen & Martineau

12:15     Business Lunch (lunch provided) – Clint Drake, Bountiful City Attorney

1:30        Question & Answer: Part 1 – Darien Alcorn, Sandy City Senior Civil Attorney

2:30        BREAK

2:45        Referenda and the Legislative Power: Montesquieu, Madison, Martindale, and Mouty – Rob Hughes, Shareholder, Parsons Behle & Latimer

3:45        Stress, Depression and Substance Abuse: Addressing Attorney Well-Being (Ethics) – Sean Morris, CEO, Blomquist Hale Employee Assistance  

Friday, May 11

7:30        Breakfast (Provided)

8:00        The Calm in the Storm: The Lawyer's Role in Managing High Profile Matters – Liani Reeves, Attorney, Bullard Law

9:00        United States Supreme Court Update – Lisa Soronen, Executive Director, State and Local Legal Center

Additional Information - Lisa Soronen

10:00     BREAK

10:15     ULCT 2018 Wrap Up – Cameron Diehl, Rachel Otto & Roger Tew, Utah League of Cities and Towns

11:15     Question & Answer: Part 2 – Darien Alcorn, Sandy City Senior Civil Attorney (Lunch will be provided as part of the Q&A courtesy of Utah Risk Management Mutual Association (URMMA))

12:15     Adjourn


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