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Mr. Higbee served as president of the law school student body and earned a nomination as finalist for the American Bar Associations President of the Year honor. Other honors included being a member of one of two national moot-court teams, and receiving numerous scholarships, awards, and fellowships, including an invitation to participate in the prestigious United States Presidential Management Fellowship. Higbee served as a member of the Board of Trustees for the University of Utah's S.J. Quinney College of Law.
Ms. Clark graduated from the University of Utah's S.J. Quinney College of Law in the top ten percent of her class. She was also a member of the Utah Law Review and served on the Student Bar Association. Clark was a member of the Moot Court Team that represented her school at the national competition in New York. Clark joined the Higbee & Associates after working for one of Utah's most prestigious law firms, Jones Waldo Holbrook & McDonough. At Jones Waldo, Clark represented clients involved in multi-million dollar civil cases.
Ms. Vandergrift earned her Bachelor’s of Arts degree from Brigham Young University in Psychology and her Juris Doctorate from the University of La Verne’s College of Law, where she graduated cum laude and was honored by her law school peers with the “Student of Distinction” award.
Mr. Hecht earned his Juris Doctor degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. While in law school, Mr. Hecht clerked for the Hon. Thomas M. Hart of the Marion County Circuit Court in Salem, Oregon where he assisted the court in a variety of manners by outlining opinions and researching motions before the court. Mr. Hecht was also a member of the Disaster Relief Legal Association, providing legal assistance to those most affected by Hurricane Katrina.
Mr. Johnson graduated with his Juris Doctor degree from the Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law. While at Chapman University, Mr. Johnson was a recipient of the Commitment to Service Award for volunteering extensively with a nonprofit organization that provides shelter and free legal representation to victims of domestic violence. He also received numerous awards for academic achievement.
David Uris graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara with a degree in Law and Society. He then went on to Santa Clara University School of Law, where he served as Technical Editor on the Law Review and was published in 2002 with the article entitled "Big Brother and a Little Black Box", a look at how scientific data affects our privacy rights.
Ms. Oleson earned her Juris Doctor degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California. While in law school, she served as President of the Federalist Society, Secretary of the Student Bar Association, earned Pro Bono honors, and served as a staff writer for the Informer student newspaper.
Mr. Ngo is a member in good standing of the Utah State Bar as well as the State Bar of New York. He is licensed to practice law in all state courts of Utah and New York, as well as in the United States District Court for the District of Utah and the United States District Court for the District of Colorado.
Marie Elisa Christmon, Esq. is a member in good standing of the Indiana state Bar and has been licensed to practice law there for nearly 10 years. She earned her Juris Doctorate from Indiana University School of law where she won an award of excellence for demonstrating considerable dedication to her clients in the University's pro bono program.
Marlon B. Messer is a member of the State Bar of California (#230984), State Bar of Texas (#24029725), and State Bar of North Carolina (#33074). He is also admitted to practice in the United States District Courts in California and Texas. Mr. Messer earned his Juris Doctorate from South Texas College of Law, Houston Texas. He received a Bachelors Degree in Business Management from Texas A&M.