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Edward B. Havas nominated into the American Board of Trial Advocates

05 September 2017 Published in News
Edward B. Havas, President of Dewsnup King Olsen Worel Havas Mortensen, has been nominated into membership of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).  Membership is by invitation, only and is open only to any trial lawyer who is of high personal character and honorable reputation.  ABOTA members constitute a "who's who" of the trial lawyers, nationwide. Judges, legislators, and community leaders believe that ABOTA encompasses what is "best" in the legal profession.   Congratulations to Ed on this great recognition!

Paul Simmons's Remarks on Lawyer of the Year Award

29 August 2017 Published in News
Paul Simmons was honored at the Utah State Bar Annual Conference with the award for Lawyer of the Year.  In accepting the award, Paul made the following remarks: I was in San Diego last year when Annette Jarvis received this award, and I remember thinking, “I want to be Annette Jarvis when I grow up.” Not because I wanted an award. The only award I thought I’d ever win was The Lawyer with the Messiest Office. But I wanted to have her character and compassion, her wisdom and fortitude. I have a long way to go to reach the level of past recipients of this award. I realize that many of you are equally qualified if not more so to receive this award, beginning with all of the attorneys I work with. There isn’t a finer group of attorneys anywhere. I’d like to acknowledge a few of the many people who have influenced me along the way. First, I’d…

DKOW Sponsors first Miracles from Elsie

26 July 2017 Published in News
DKOW is a proud sponsor of the first Miracles From Elsie "An Evening With Cougar Legends."  Miracles From Elsie is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit foundation dedicated to providing financial assistance to families that care for a child with a life-threatening medical issue, grief counseling and organ donation awareness.  The Foundation was established in memory of Elsie Mahe, the 3-year-old daughter of Sunny and Reno Mahe, who passed away after a tragic blind cord accident in 2016. Her organs were donated to save the lives of others.  As Brigham Young University students, Sunny was an All-American on the volleyball team and Reno played football. He spent five seasons in the NFL playing for the Philadelphia Eagles and now is an assistant coach for BYU.

Alan Mortensen Speaks at 51st Annual SMU Air Law Symposium

12 April 2017 Published in News
Partner Alan Mortensen was honored to speak at the 51st Annual SMU Air Law Symposium on Thursday, March 30, 2017. Alan's presentation was entitled "Should I Buy New or Use? - What is a 'new' part, a 'rebuilt' part and a 'used part' under the General Aviation Revitalization Act and does it matter". The Journal of Air Law and Commerce sponsors the oldest and largest annual aviation law symposium in the world. The conference was held in Dallas, Texas.