Paralegal Division, 1021 UTBJ, Vol. 34, No. 5. 68

Authorby Greg Wayment
PositionVol. 34 5 Pg. 68

Paralegal Division

Vol. 34 No. 5 Pg. 68

Utah Bar Journal

October, 2021

September 2021


by Greg Wayment

Introducing the 2021-2022 Board of Directors of the Paralegal Division:

Chair, UPL Liaison - Shalise McKinlay has worked in the legal field for over twenty-five years. She is currently a paralegal at Dominion Energy Questar Corporation. Shalise also works as an adjudication officer for Park City Municipal. She attended Weber State University and obtained her paralegal certification through the University of Phoenix.

Chair-Elect, CLE Committee - Katie Lawyer works in the Civil Litigation Division of the Utah Attorney General specializing in personal injury. Katie earned her Paralegal Studies degree from IDS Business College (now Ensign College) and earned a Bachelor's degree in History and Political Science from Colorado State University. She currently advises the Paralegal Studies program at Ensign College.

Region I Director, Parliamentarian - Rheane Swenson, LPP, CP has been a paralegal at Peck Hadfield Baxter & Moore since July 2015. Rheane is a Licensed Paralegal Practitioner (LPP) with licensure in Family Law, Debt Collection, and Landlord/Tenant disputes. She is a Certified Paralegal (CP) through the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) and recently earned her Associates Degree in Legal Studies from Southern Utah University.

Region II Director, Secretary - Peter Vanderhooft, LPP, CP is a Licensed Paralegal Practitioner in the state of Utah, with licensure in Family Law, Debt Collections, and Landlord/Tenant disputes. Peter is a Certified Paralegal through NALA and is a current member of the Utah Paralegal Association (UPA). He currently works as a paralegal at Parsons Behle & Latimer.

Region III Director, Membership Chair - Cheri Christensen has been a paralegal at Sean Nobmann PC law firm since 2017. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Paralegal Studies in 2016 from Broadview University.

Region IV Director, Ethics & Professional Service Chair -Suzanne Potts is a paralegal at Injury Smart Law. Suzanne is a mediator having completed basic Mediation Training through the Utah State Bar, Alternative Dispute Resolution in 2001. She is a past member of LAAU, having served as the Southern Regional Director.

Director at Large, Finance Officer - Tally Burke is currently a paralegal at Merit Medical Systems. She...

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