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Since 1875, Jones Waldo has provided legal services to the businesses and community organizations that support and grow the state’s economy. Built on a strong foundation of service and knowledge of Utah’s core industries, the firm continues to evolve through meeting new challenges, finding innovative solutions and advancing legal trends in the state. With departments in business, real estate and litigation, attorneys at Jones Waldo have expertise to solve complex client needs in nearly every area of business. Jones Waldo has offices in Salt Lake City, Park City, St. George, Provo and the Chicago metro area.
Posted on May. 19, 2015
Saturday, May 16, was the 33rd annual Law Day Run. It was a successful fundraiser for "...and Justice for All."
Jones Waldo recruited more than 40 people for the run. A big thank you to everyone that came and who brought family and friends. Great job by all of our runners! To see the results of the race click here.
Posted on Nov. 15, 2014
Posted on Feb. 8, 2013
Posted on Dec. 27, 2012
Popular Facebook-owned photo sharing app, Instagram, recently changed its Terms of Service, spurring outrage from users, account cancellations from entities like National Geographic (with its 638,000 followers), and now a class action lawsuit.
Posted on Oct. 29, 2012
It’s no surprise Americans have an extraordinary thirst for music. What is a bit surprising (and also disconcerting) is that we download more songs illegally than any other country in the world according to MusicMetric’s recent report on its investigation on file-sharing activities via BitTorrent. The report, called the Digital Music Index (DMI), showed that Americans pirated nearly 760 million songs via BitTorrent between January and June 2012 alone.
Posted on Sep. 6, 2012
Artist Daniel Moore has prevailed in his long battle with the University of Alabama. The school took issue with Moore’s paintings, which depict so-called great moments in Alabama football. The Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled that Moore’s First Amendment freedom of expression trumps the school’s trademark in its uniforms. We at Jones Waldo also have an eclectic art collection, which is sure to include something you won’t like. Come visit us for a tour. University of Alabama Bd. of Trustees v. New Life Art, Inc., 683 F.3d 1266 (11th Cir. 2012).
Posted on Sep. 6, 2012
Sure, your homeowners association can require you to paint your house some shade of beige, tan, or taupe, but it can’t bar you from placing political signs in your window. The New Jersey Supreme Court said, “Political speech is … fundamental to a democratic society.” Mazdabrook Commons Homeowners’ Ass’n v. Khan, 46 A.3d 507 (N.J. 2012).
Posted on Sep. 5, 2012
Have you ever buried your treasure only to forget exactly where you buried it? Your search becomes more and more frantic, and pretty soon, your backyard looks like a herd of aggressive gophers have thrown the rodent party of the decade.
Posted on Aug. 17, 2012
Several of the cast members of the popular 70s show told CBS to “sit on it” after they discovered the existence of a “Happy Days”-themed slot machine. It seems that CBS had not been paying royalties for use of the actors’ images. Yahoo! News reported that the case settled in early July with payments to each of the actors for about $60,000. To make your day happier–or not–the Smithsonian has switched the display Fonzie’s jacket for Farrah Fawcett’s red bathing suit.
Posted on Aug. 17, 2012
Lauryn Hill plead guilty earlier this summer to three counts of tax evasion. The income in question, totaling $1.8 million, was earned by four corporations Hill owned. She faces a maximum one-year sentence for each count, but sentencing has been delayed to the fall to permit Hill time to make a payment.
2012 Utah Legal Elite - Named by Utah Business Magazine
20 Jones Waldo attorneys named Utah Legal Elite, including more in Real Estate than at any other firm.
2012 U.S New Best Law Firms
Ranked "Tier One" in eight areas of practice, including bankruptcy creditors' rights, commercial litigation, m & a and real estate.
Chambers & Partners
Ranked in Band 1 for Real Estate
- Glen D. Watkins
- Keven M. Rowe
- Paul M. Harman
- Tom Berggren
Ranked in Band 2 for Corporate/M & A
- Randon W. Wilson
- Robinson (Rob) M. Alston
- Ronald S. Poelman
Ranked in Band 2 for Energy/Environmental
Ranked in Band 2 for Labor & Employment
- Michael Patrick O'Brien
- Bruce E. Babcock
Ranked in Band 3 for Commercial Litigation
- Jeffrey Weston Shields
- Lewis M. Francis
- Timothy C. Houpt
Mountain States Super Lawyers
28 attorneys named Super Lawyers. Eight lawyers listed for five consecutive years.
"...and Justice for All" 2013 Campaign Kick-Off
February 5, 2013
Investors Choice Venture Capital Conference
February 6-7, 2013
U of U Founder's Day
February 28, 2013