UCCR Brown Bag – Presenter: Christian Clinger
Topic: “Lessons Learned from 20+ years of Mediation and Negotiation.”
Christian W. Clinger is a founding member of the law and mediation firm Clinger Law Firm, LLC. Christian is a recognized attorney and mediator throughout Utah and the intermountain west. His business law and litigation clients include some of Utah’s largest corporations, restaurant franchises, and automobile dealerships. He served two terms as a member of the Board of Directors for ChamberWest from 2004-2008, and he served as its General Counsel.
The Utah State Bar named Christian its Section Leader of the Year in 2004, and its Young Lawyer of the Year in 2005. From 2006 to 2012, Christian was elected to the Utah State Bar Board of Bar Commissioners where he represented the attorneys in Salt Lake, Summit, and Tooele counties. Since 2006,Utah Business Magazine has named Christian amongst “Utah’s Legal Elite.” In 2008 and 2009, Super Lawyer magazine named Christian as a “Rising Star” in the legal community for all of Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, and Utah. Christian brings his experience litigating cases and negotiating settlements and contracts to the field of mediation.
Christian mediates a broad range of cases including commercial and corporate business matters, real property disputes, commercial contracts, probate disputes, commercial and residential landlord/tenant issues, and divorce and custody conflicts. Christian’s business mediations have included Fortune 500 companies as well as international corporations. In addition to his private mediation practice, Christian actively mediates cases and provides mediaiton training throughout Utah. He has been a guest lecturer and mediation trainer at Brigham Young University School of Law, University of Utah School of Law, the Institute of Advanced Mediation and Problem Solving, Utah Dispute Resolution and the Utah Council on Conflict Resolution. Christian is an active member of the Utah State Bar Dispute Resolution Section.