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Jones Waldo Attorneys Named in 2015 Mountain States Super Lawyers


Craig Mariger Named to Top 100

Jones Waldo congratulates 23 of its attorneys who have been selected for inclusion in the list of 2015 Mountain States Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars.  No more than five percent of lawyers in each state (Utah, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho and Nevada) are chosen for this list each year, published by Thomson Reuters.

In addition, Craig R. Mariger (Shareholder, Construction Law Practice Group) was named to the Top 100: 2015 Mountain States Super Lawyers.

The 17 Jones Waldo attorneys listed on the Mountain States Super Lawyers list and their primary areas of specialty are:

  • Rob M. Alston – Business Law
  • Bruce E. Babcock – Business Law
  • Tom Berggren – Real Estate Law
  • Stephen C. Clark – Family Law
  • Paul M. Harman – Real EstateLaw
  • Timothy C. Houpt –Litigation
  • Rick L. Knuth – Litigation
  • Kyle V. Leishman – Real Estate Law
  • James S. Lowrie –Litigation
  • Craig R. Mariger – Construction Law
  • Lori W. Nelson – Family Law
  • Michael Patrick O’Brien – Employment Law
  • George W. Pratt –Litigation
  • John C. Rooker –Litigation
  • Keven M. Rowe – Real Estate Law
  • Jeffrey W. Shields – Litigation
  • Glen D. Watkins – Real Estate Law

Mountain States Super Lawyers Rising Stars are attorneys who have been practicing law less than 10 years and are nominated by peers who have personally observed them in action, whether as opposing counsel or co-counsel, or through other firsthand courtroom observation.
The six Jones Waldo attorneys listed on the 2015 Mountain States Rising Stars list and their areas of specialty are:

  • Richard L. Peterson – Business Law
  • Elizabeth Butler –Litigation
  • Adam T. Mow – Construction Law
  • Jesse M. Oakeson – Business Law
  • Nathan D. Thomas –Litigation
  • Jessica Wilde – Litigation

About Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers is a rating of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Rising Stars is a designated list selected by Super Lawyers of the state's top up-and-coming attorneys—those who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing law for 10 years or less. 

Each year, Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a multiphase rating process that includes peer nominations and evaluations, combined with third-party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. The objective is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel.