Meet the Committee Chairs

Committees serve the commission by assisting in the administration of the Bar and in providing research on policy issues that impact the profession. All committees are staffed by volunteers committed to improving the practice of law in Utah.

Committee Name Officer(s)PositionEmailWork Phone
AdmissionsDaniel A. JensenCo-chairdjensen@parrbrown.com801-532-7840
AdmissionsSteven T. WatermanCo-chairwaterman.steven@dorsey.com801-933-7365
Bar ExaminerMark AstlingCo-chairmastling@djplaw.com801-415-3000
Bar ExaminerTanya N. PetersCo-chairtanya-peters@rbmn.com801-531-2000
Test Accommodation CommitteeJoan M. AndrewsChairjandrews@fabianlaw.com801-531-8900
Bar JournalWilliam D. HolyoakChairWHolyoak@parsonsbehle.com801-532-1234
Budget & FinanceChristine ArthurChair801-313-1900
Character & FitnessKimberly A. NevilleCo-chairneville.kimberly@dorsey.com801-933-8951
Character & FitnessAndrew M. MorseCo-chairamorse@scmlaw.com801-521-9000
CLE AdvisoryJonathan O. HafenChairjhafen@parrbrown.com801-532-7840
Disaster Legal ResponseTracy OlsonCo-chairtracyolson@utahlaw-smart.com801- 747-0647
Ethics Advisory OpinionJohn A. SnowChairjsnow@princeyeates.com801-524-1000
Fee Dispute ResolutionWilliam M. JeffsChairwmjeffs@jeffslawoffice.com801-373-8848
Fund for Client ProtectionStephen FarrChairnikki@frflawfirm.com
Governmental Relations T.B.A.Co-chair
Governmental RelationsJaqualin Friend PetersonCo-chairjfpeterson@agutah.gov
Innovation in Law PracticeHeather S. WhiteCo-chairhwhite@scmlaw.com801-521-9000
Innovation in Law PracticeJohn H. ReesCo-chairjohn@johnreeslaw.com801- 415-9157
Member ResourceRobert L. JeffsChairrljeffs@jeffslawoffice.com801-373-8848
New Lawyer Training Program
Committee
Lesley A. ManleyChairlmanlex@ioneswaldo.com435-650-0577
Unauthorized Practice of LawMaribeth LetlouxCo-chairmlehoux@1800contacts.com801-530-7300
Unauthorized Practice of LawAlex B. LeemanCo-chairaleeman@princeyeates.com801-524-1007
2017 Fall ForumHon. James BlanchCo-chair 
2017 Fall ForumJulie BlanchCo-chair
2018 Spring ConventionKristin “Katie” WoodsChairkatie@woodslawyer.com435-673-1882
2018 Spring ConventionJames B. HanksCo-chair
2018 Summer ConventionJenifer TomchakCo-chair
2018 Summer ConventionHon. Thomas R. LeeCo-chair