Candidates, 0421 UTBJ, Vol. 34 No. 2. 8

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Vol. 34 No. 2 Pg. 8

Utah Bar Journal

April, 2021

March, 2021

2021 Utah State Bar Elections

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Candidate for President-Elect

Katie Woods is the sole candidate for the office of President-elect. Utah State Bar bylaws provide that if there is only one candidate for the office of President-elect, the ballot shall be considered as a retention vote and a majority of those voting shall be required to reject the sole candidate.


I have been proud to serve as the Fifth Division Bar Commissioner for the last six years. During my tenure, I was fortunate to be part of many exciting changes and steps forward into the future. From the integration of new technology, to the evolution of the rules governing CLE, and beyond, I have watched as the bar has made great leaps and bounds in an effort to better serve our attorneys, whether urban or rural. I would be honored to continue my service to the bar as Utah State Bar President. I will strive to continue serving our membership by continuing to make the services of the bar as accessible to our members as possible, and by working with our diverse groups and sections to address any deficiencies quickly and efficiently. I ask for your support, and look forward to achieving our common goals together.

Third Division Bar Commissioner Candidates


I am honored to be nominated as a candidate for Bar Commission. I have enjoyed a diverse and rich law practice since graduating from the S.J. Quinney College of Law more than twenty years ago. I have practiced criminal and civil law, worked in large and small law firms, and divided my litigation practice between plaintiffs and defense work. Now, as a mediator, I enjoy bringing adverse parties together to find solutions to even the most complex of problems. I have served on several Bar committees, most recently as chair of the Innovation in Law Practice Committee.

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