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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.
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.
After having graduated from the University of California Los Angeles, Ms. Sarega earned her Juris Doctor at Whittier Law School in Costa Mesa, CA. While in law school, she interned for Judge Ramirez helping with small claims mediations, as well as interned for the Orange County Districy Attorney’s office as a Certified Law Clerk. While attending Whittier Law School, Ms. Sarega was awarded a CALI Award in Evidence. Ms. Sarega is licensed to practice law in the State of California, as well as in the State of Indiana.
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.