About the Group

The Jones Waldo Women Lawyers Group comprises the 11 talented women practicing law at our firm.

The group is lead by Jessica Wilde.

Practice areas represented range from real estate to domestic and family law to healthcare to franchise law. And the attorneys are as engaged in the community as they are in their profession. Of particular note, group member Lori W. Nelson is chair of the ABA Family Law Section and past-president of the Utah State Bar. All members of the group are involved with organizations that promote both the personal and professional success of women in Utah.

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Jessica Wilde Elected Jones Waldo Shareholder
Posted on Jun. 9, 2014

Jones Waldo has elected Jessica Wilde as its newest shareholder. The firm also elected three new members to its board of directors including Ken Oakazaki, Mark Tolman and Lucy Jenkins.

Wilde has been with Jones Waldo since 2008. She serves as a member of the Jones Waldo Women Lawyers Group, the first group of its kind to be established within a Utah law firm. Wilde’s primary focus is commercial litigation and she is skilled in litigation and bankruptcy, creditors’ rights and employment law.

The newest members of the firm’s board of directors include Ken Oakazaki, Mark Tolman and Lucy Jenkins. Oakazaki’s main areas of focus are business law, litigation and international law. Tolman acts as the Vice Chair of the Jones Waldo litigation department while also practicing in the employment law, commercial litigation and media departments. Lucy Jenkins, is the group leader of the Women’s Lawyers Group and is a seasoned environmental law attorney.

“We congratulate the new members of our board of directors and are confident their insight and leadership will greatly benefit the firm,” said Keven Rowe, who was recently elected to an eleventh term as president. “We also thank those departing board members who have served the firm with dedication and commitment.”

Two board members stepped down from service. George Pratt, who served for 18 years and Bruce Babcock, who served one term on the board. Both Jones Waldo senior shareholders are still active at the firm and look forward to focusing on their respective practices.

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