Business Briefs for Feb. 16 through Feb. 19
February 15, 2013
Utah Office of Property Rights Ombudsman launches new website
The Office of Property Rights Ombudsman (OPRO) has launched a new website aimed at helping public access to information, according to a press release from the office. The new website, http://www.propertyrights.utah.gov, offers a searchable database of the OPRO’s Advisory Opinions by topic or keyword; a "Find the Law" section where property rights laws can be searched by topic; a layout designed to be accessible by phone or mobile device, so information can be viewed from any location, the release continued. OPRO was created by the Utah Legislature to protect the property rights of citizens. To contact the Office of the Property Rights Ombudsman, log on http://www.propertyrights.utah.gov or call 801-530 6391.
Jones Waldo adds two attorneys
Jones Waldo welcomed Jess Griffiths and Allison Griffiths to the firm’s Park City office this month. Both will be joining the firm’s Healthcare Law Practice Group, with Jess Griffiths as the leader of the group, according to a press release from the firm. Jess Griffiths was born in New York and graduated from Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law. He has more than 20 years of experience and represents healthcare and technology, along with other clients, the release stated. Allison Griffiths, a graduate of Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law, brings a decade of experience advising clients on a variety of regulatory healthcare matters, including Affordable Care Act, PPACA, HIPAA, ERISA and COBRA compliance as well as state health law compliance. For more information, visit http://www.joneswaldo.com.
Local Pork Producer to talk about "Leaner Pork"
The Utah Pork Producers Association is scheduled to speak at the Park City Sunrise Rotary Club meeting on Thursday, Feb. 21, at 7:15 a.m. Allison Fiscus of the Utah Pork Producers Association will "highlight how much leaner pork is today than it was 30 years ago and how increasing demand for pork has help U.S. producers become leaders in the global food market place," according to a press release. The event will be hosted at the Jeremy Golf & Country Club located at 8770 Jeremy Road in Park City.
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