Linda M. Jones

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					                                        Linda M. Jones
Home Address:         1477 Arlington Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah 84103
Work Address:         Salt Lake Legal Defender Association, Appellate Division
                      424 East 500 South, Suite 300, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111

Education:            University of Utah, Bachelor of Science in Journalism, 1985
                      University of Utah College of Law, Juris Doctor, 1989
                             Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Contemporary Law, 1988-89
                             William H. Leary Scholar, 1988, 1989

Employment:           1987-90        Law Clerk and Associate, Nielsen & Senior, SLC, UT
                      1990-94        Associate, Anderson & Karrenberg, SLC, UT
                      1994-95        Attorney, Summit Family Restaurants Inc., SLC, UT
                      1995-Present   Appellate Attorney, Salt Lake Legal Defender Association

My current practice consists of processing and presenting criminal appeals for indigent defendants
in the Utah Supreme Court and the Utah Court of Appeals. In addition, I assist trial attorneys in
developing legal issues and strategies for the trial court and for appeal. Before joining SLLDA, my
practice involved civil litigation with primary emphasis in commercial, contract, employment,
professional malpractice, personal injury, domestic, and civil rights litigation.

Utah State Bar (Admitted October 1989)
Salt Lake County Bar (1989 - present)
Appellate and Constitutional Law Sections, Utah State Bar (1995 - present)

Professional and Community Activities
The Utah Judicial Nominating Commission for Appellate Courts (March 2009-Present)
The Utah Task Force on Appellate Representation for Indigent Defendants (2008-Present)
The Utah Supreme Court Advisory Committee on the Rules of Evidence (2007-Present)
The Utah Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Professionalism and Civility (2004-Present)
The Utah Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Criminal Jury Instructions (2003-Present)
Mentor for the New Lawyer Training Program, Utah State Bar (April 2009-Present)
The Committee for the Annual Meeting, Utah State Bar (1997)
The Committee for the Delivery of Legal Services, Utah State Bar (1992-95) (Committee of the
     Year, 1994-95)
Board of Directors, Journal Alumni Association (1993-98)
Board of Trustees, Citizens for Penal Reform (1992-94)
Volunteer Instructor in the ESL Program at the Guadalupe School, Salt Lake City (1992-94)

Representative Presentations and Publications
The State of Indigent Criminal Defense in Utah, Utah State Bar Annual Meeting (July 2009)
Civil and Criminal Jury Instructions, Utah State Bar Annual Meeting (July 2008)
Interpreting Rules and Constitutional Provisions, Utah Bar Journal (Mar./Apr. 2008)
Ethics and Privileged Information, Salt Lake Legal Defender Association (Fall 2007)
Trends and Corrections in the Utah Appellate Courts, Utah State Bar Annual Meeting (July 2007)
Justice in the Appellate System, Conference for Appellate Judges and Justices (May 2007)
Standards of Professionalism & Civility (Standard 8), Utah Bar Journal (July/Aug. 2005)
Discovery in Criminal Cases, Salt Lake Legal Defender Association (Spring 2002)
Preserving Appellate Issues, Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Fall 1998)

Personal Interests: Running, cross-country & alpine skiing, hiking, painting, traveling, cooking
Representative Cases:

State v. Jeffries, 2009 UT 57, 217 P.3d 265
State v. Miller, 2008 UT 61, 193 P.3d 92
State v. Teidemann, 2007 UT 49, 162 P.3d 1106
State v. Workman, 2005 UT 66, 122 P.3d 639
State v. Topanotes, 2003 UT 30, 76 P.2d 1159
State v. Hansen, 2002 UT 125, 63 P.3d 650
State v. Shumway, 2002 UT 124, 63 P.3d 94
State v. Martin, 1999 UT 72, 984 P.2d 975, connected case, 2002 UT 34, 44 P.3d 805
State v. Lopes, 1999 UT 24, 980 P.2d 191
Salt Lake Legal Defender Association v. Uno, 932 P.2d 589 (Utah 1997)
State v. Bujan, 2006 UT App 322, 142 P.3d 581, aff’d, 2008 UT 47, 190 P.3d 1255
State v. Spillers, 2005 UT App 283, 116 P.3d 985, aff'd, 2007 UT 13, 152 P.3d 315


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