Committee Membership

Chair

Name Role Representing Original Appointment Renewed Appointment Expiration
Ruth Shapiro (1)(B)(xi)(c) Defendant’s Attorney Snow, Christensen, & Martineau 06/23/14 12/21/20 12/21/23

Voting Members

 

Name Role Representing Original Appointment Renewed Appointment Expiration
Hon. Keith Kelly (1)(B)(xi)(a) District Court Judge Third District 11/20/17 12/21/20 12/21/23
Hon. Kent Holmberg (1)(B)(xi)(a) District Court Judge Third District 12/21/20 12/21/23
Doug Mortensen (1)(B)(xi)(b) Plaintiff’s Attorney Law Office of Douglas G. Mortensen 04/16/18 04/16/21
Alyson McAllister (1)(B)(xi)(b) Plaintiff’s Attorney Sykes | McAllister 11/19/18 11/19/21
Randy Andrus (1)(B)(xi)(b) Plaintiff’s Attorney Andrus Law Firm 12/16/20 12/16/23
Ricky Shelton (1)(B)(xi)(b) Plaintiff’s Attorney Adams | Davis 12/16/20 12/16/23
Joel Ferre (1)(B)(xi)(c) Defendant’s Attorney U.S. Attorney – District of Utah 07/01/15 08/17/18 08/17/21
Lauren Shurman (1)(B)(xi)(c) Defendant’s Attorney Stoel | Rives 11/20/17 12/21/20 12/21/23
Samantha Slark (1)(B)(xi)(c) Defendant’s Attorney Salt Lake City Attorney’s Office 12/16/20 12/16/23
Marianna Di Paolo (1)(B)(xi)(d) Linguist University of Utah 02/26/03 11/19/18 11/19/21

Non-Voting Members

Name Role Representing
Adam Wentz Recording Secretary Utah Attorney General’s Office
Stacy R. Haacke Staff Attorney Utah’s Administrative Office of the Courts

 

CJA Rule 1-205.Standing and Ad Hoc Committees.

(1)(B)(xi) The Committee on Model Utah Civil Jury Instructions shall consist of:

  1.  two district court judges;
  2. four lawyers who primarily represent plaintiffs;
  3. four lawyers who primarily represent defendants; and
  4. one person skilled in linguistics or communication.