Sandy – Eighteen rural Utah school districts have signed on to participate in an $11.5 million federal grant award to expand UPSTART, Waterford Institute's free, in-home preschool program, to their regions.
Waterford Institute, a ...March 6, 2014
Programs Can Help Utahns Access Legal Services
Chances are, if you have an intense pain in your side, you don’t research “appendectomy” online and perform your own surgery with a paring knife on the kitchen table. But many Utah residents do the legal equivalent of operatin...March 6, 2014
Creating Change and Solving Problems
Samuel Alba’s legal career has always revolved around the courtroom. In fact, he chose his first job after law school based on how soon he would be able to appear in court.
“I had an offer from one of the large law firms in Phoe...March 6, 2014
Finding Strength through Adversity
Aida Neimarlija’s career path is a unique one. The 33-year-old associate at Burbidge Mitchell & Gross was born in then-Yugoslavia in 1980, but at the age of 12, her family was forced to leave after the start of the Yugoslav Wars.
...March 6, 2014
Tackling the Challenges of Public Service
To say the first three-plus years of Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill’s term have been adventurous would be an understatement. Headlines from 2013 alone illustrate the challenges his office has faced—internal problems in ...March 6, 2014
Documenting an Ideal Employment Termination
One of the most common HR problems all employers eventually experience is the termination of an employee. A business client recently asked me to provide three quick tips to minimize risk in an employment termination. I wrote down the summary an...March 6, 2014
New Patent Laws a Trap for the Unwary
On Sept. 16, 2011, President Barack Obama signed into law the America Invents Act (AIA), one of the most significant changes to patent law in more than a century. The last provisions of the AIA went into effect earlier this year. While the AIA ...March 6, 2014
Letters of Intent Critical in M&A Transactions
Negotiating a merger or acquisition can be a delicate process. Some believe that involving experts, such as attorneys, in the letters of intent (LOI) negotiation process can damage the relationship between the seller and the buyer and inhibit t...March 6, 2014
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 business includin...March 6, 2014
New Considerations for Choosing Your Business Entity
If you intend to start a new business this year, you should be aware of some significant changes in Utah law that may affect the type of entity you select for your business. New laws governing general partnerships, limited partnerships and limi...March 6, 2014
House Speaker Becky Lockhart (R-Provo) and Sen. Curt Bramble (R-Provo) took some time away from Utah’s Capitol Hill Tuesday morning to give members of the Utah Technology Council an update on how things are going during this year’s ...March 5, 2014
Park City — Advice Media has acquired E6 Interactive LLC. The announcement comes a few months following Advice Media’s purchase of New York-based Everyday Doctors, a division of Everyday Health.
“I have known E6 Interactiv...March 5, 2014
Salt Lake City — The Utah Division of Consumer Protection has released its annual top ten consumer complaints as part of the 16th annual National Consumer Protection Week from March 2-8. The division is also highlighting the Federal Trade...March 5, 2014
Salt Lake City — Small businesses now have access to funding intended to improve air quality and protect jobs, thanks to a new grant from the State of Utah. The UCAIR Air Assist program offers grants to small businesses to purchase equipm...March 5, 2014
West Valley City — Coldwell Banker Commercial Intermountain (CBCI) has signed new mid-box leases with Bed, Bath & Beyond and ULTA Beauty, encompassing 33,000-square-feet, at West Valley City’s Valley Fair Mall. Richard Coles and...March 4, 2014