Kirton McConkie PC

Kirton McConkie Building 50 East South Temple
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111, United States

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Recent Developments In Utah Condemnation Law (2012)

In This Issue: - Utah Department of Transportation v. FPA West Point, et al., 2012 UT 79 (Utah Nov. 20, 2012) - Utah Department of Transportation v. Admiral Beverage Corporation, et al., 275 P.3d 208 (Utah 2011) -…more

Condemnation, Damages, Department of Transportation, Fair Market Value, Fifth Amendment

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Right on Target: Employer not liable for investigating wallet theft

Employee theft is a serious problem. Employers may suffer significant losses. When the victim is a third-party customer, the employer may lose customers, credibility, and goodwill. Either way, employers cannot look the other way…more

Adverse Employment Action, Appeals, Corporate Counsel, Employer Liability Issues, Employment Policies

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Utah’s New Domestic Asset Protection Statute Makes State a Top Choice to Shield Assets

A new Utah law taking effect May 14, 2013 will provide some of the strongest options in the country for those looking to shield assets from creditors or predatory litigation. The Domestic Asset Protection Trust (DAPT) is a…more

Asset Protection, Creditors, Domestic Asset Protection Statute, New Legislation, Spendthrift Trusts

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Amicus briefs shape intellectual property law

Amicus briefs have become an established part of sophisticated litigation strategy - As the value of intellectual property rights has skyrocketed, the law governing ownership and enforcement of those rights has grown in…more

Corporate Counsel, Definiteness, Litigation Strategies, Patent Infringement, Patent Litigation

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Electronically Posted Documents as Prior Art

Originally published in BNA’s Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal, 85 PTCJ 365, 01/11/2013. In the wake of a recent Federal Circuit case, the author offers a test for determining whether electronically posted documents…more

Electronically Posted Documents, Indexing, Internet, Patents, Prior Art

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Utah Employment Law Letter - March 2013: Employment Contracts - Alert! Time to reexamine your disclaimer statements

Originally published in the Utah Employment Law Letter - March 2013. The Utah Court of Appeals recently overturned a trial court’s decision to dismiss a former employee’s claims without a trial, finding that the employer’s…more

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Amicus briefs shape intellectual property law

Amicus briefs have become an established part of sophisticated litigation strategy - As the value of intellectual property rights has skyrocketed, the law governing ownership and enforcement of those rights has grown in…more

Corporate Counsel, Definiteness, Litigation Strategies, Patent Infringement, Patent Litigation

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Details on the executive action for immigration reform

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released additional details about President Obama’s executive action on immigration reform. What is clear is the reform is more beneficial for employers than anticipated. Expect these…more

Barack Obama, DACA, DAPA, Deportation, DHS

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Utah Employment Law Letter - September 2013: TERMINATION : ‘Grandma’s Feather Bed’: Court puts feather tester’s claims to sleep

It was nine feet high and six feet wide, soft as a downy chick. It was made from the feathers of forty ‘leven geese Took a whole bolt of cloth for the tick. So goes the popular song written and performed by the late John…more

ADEA, Age Discrimination, Civil Rights Act, Termination, Title VII

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Where Title VII, electrical utility market, and Peter Rabbit meet

In 1902, Beatrix Potter published “The Tale of Peter Rabbit.” It was an unexpected success, and by the time she passed away, she had published 23 books and secured for herself both a handsome income and a place in the history…more

Civil Rights Act, Employer Liability Issues, Sex Discrimination, Title VII, Utilities Sector

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Utah Procurement Code: A Road Map for Better Purchasing

No doubt your charter school is a careful steward of taxpayer funds and always gets the best deal on everything it buys. Right? Well now you have an even better "tool" to make sure you are getting the best deal possible. Utah's…more

Charter Schools, Illegal Gratuities, Kickbacks, Procurement Guidelines, Real Estate Market

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Reviewing Franchising and Business Opportunity Fundamentals

After creating a successful business model, expansion becomes the next natural step. But such growth usually requires the involvement of third parties, especially if resources are limited. There are several ways to expand your…more

Business Opportunity Laws, Disclosure Requirements, Franchises, Franchisors, FTC

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Details on the executive action for immigration reform

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released additional details about President Obama’s executive action on immigration reform. What is clear is the reform is more beneficial for employers than anticipated. Expect these…more

Barack Obama, DACA, DAPA, Deportation, DHS

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Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Construction Law
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Immigration Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Real Estate
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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  • Utah
Number of Attorneys

100+ Attorneys

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