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Partner Alan W. Mortensen Earns ABOTA Membership

05 October 2020 Published in News
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, July 29, 2020 — Alan W. Mortensen, a named partner of the Salt Lake City-based firm DEWSNUP/KING/OLSEN/WOREL/HAVAS/MORTENSEN, PC, has been accepted into the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). ABOTA dedicates itself to the preservation and promotion of the Seventh Amendment, which guarantees the right to civil jury trials. Members in this prestigious invitation-only group must have tried a minimum of 10 civil jury trials to conclusion. More than 7,600 lawyers and judges are involved in ABOTA chapters in all 50 states. "ABOTA is one of the nation's most effective organizations in championing the ethics, professionalism and principles of the legal profession, and I'm honored to be part of this select group," Mr. Mortensen said. One of the most active trial lawyers at DEWSNUP/KING/OLSEN/WOREL/HAVAS/MORTENSEN Mr. Mortensen has been the lead attorney on numerous cases – including aviation and truck accidents as well as insurance bad faith claims –…

Coronavirus Office Precautions

15 September 2020 Published in News
Dewsnup King Olsen Worel Havas Mortensen takes the health and safety of its employees and its clients very seriously.  We are doing our part to keep everyone safe and to contribute to the community’s efforts to do the same, while remaining available to serve our clients.  Our office is open, with enhanced precautions and sanitation measures to prevent contact with, or the spread of, the coronavirus.  The following measures have been implemented for the safety of our employees and visitors. We check employee temperatures regularly, require frequent hand-cleansing and sanitization, disinfect high touch surfaces frequently, provide face masks, maintain social distancing, and limit the size of groups gathering in the office.  All visitors will be screened for recent illness or exposure, have their temperatures checked, and be asked to sanitize their hands and wear a face mask.  Masks are available for any visitor who needs one.  Using these measures we…

Alan Mortensen Presents At BYU Education Week

28 October 2019 Published in News
Partner Alan Mortensen was honored to present at BYU Education Week on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. Alan's presentation was entitled "The Nuts and Bolts of Tort Litigation and Trial, Parts 1 and 2." DKOWHM congratulates Alan on his involvement with BYU's Education Week.

Ralph Dewsnup inducted as a Life Fellow in the American Bar Foundation

14 June 2019 Published in News
Dewsnup King Olsen Worel Havas Mortensen is proud to announce that Ralph Dewsnup, former president and founding member of the firm, has been inducted as a Life Fellow in the American Bar Foundation. The Foundation is a longstanding organization, established in 1955, in which membership is by invitation only. This remarkable honor is bestowed on only a few deserving candidates. The Fellows encompass a global honorary society of attorneys, judges, and other legal professionals whose public and private careers have proven outstanding dedication to the highest principles of the legal profession and to the well-being of their communities. We congratulate Ralph on this distinct honor.