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Published July 10, 2012 7:13 am

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Angelique Trent has joined McKinnon-Mulherin as a writer and instructional designer. She has a bachelor's degree in English education and a master's in literacy. She is completing a master's in English with an emphasis in technical communication at Utah State University. McKinnon-Mulherin offers technical writing services.

Chambers and Partners USA has ranked Snow, Christensen & Martineau attorneys Max Wheeler, John Lund, and Robert Shelby among the best in Utah to handle complex commercial disputes. Chambers noted Wheeler's "strong reputation for handling white-collar criminal defense disputes," based upon his long track record in criminal tax and white-collar matters. Lund was commended for his work "in the most complex of commercial disputes." Shelby was singled out for his "calm head in high-pressure situations." Chambers develops its rankings by utilizing 100 full-time researchers who interview thousands of lawyers and their clients around the world.

Intermountain Financial Group, the Utah agency of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co., has hired Eric Andersen as its technology specialist. He will work with the firm's financial services professionals in the state, addressing their technology needs and training. A graduate of Westminster College, Andersen a strong background in the financial services industry, specializing in information technology. The company also has hired Jeremy Lindquist as its long-term care specialist to help educate, support, and motivate the firm's agents and clients about long-term care insurance. He has 20 years experience in the insurance industry.

Manning Curtis Bradshaw & Bednar, a Salt Lake City-based law firm that specializes in commercial litigation, has announced that James E. Ji and Jess M. Krannich have become members. Ji joined the firm in September 2008. His practice areas are commercial litigation and employment litigation. Prior to joining Manning Curtis in March, Krannich worked in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where he was a partner in the litigation department.

Pharmacist Erin R. Fox, director of the drug information service at the University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics, has been named a fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists for distinguished service to pharmacy practice in hospitals and health systems. The award was presented during the society's summer meeting and exhibition last month in Baltimore.

Done To Your Taste Catering, Park City, has appointed Roger Laws as its new head chef. Laws began his career at Sundance Resort's Tree Room in the 1980s.

The Utah Bankers Association has elected new officers for 2012- 2013. Louise P. Kelly, president and CEO of EnerBank USA, Salt Lake City, was elected chairman. Anthony Hall, president and CEO of Lewiston State Bank, was elected first vice chairman. Greg Winegardner, regional president of community banking at Wells Fargo, was elected second vice chairman. Damon Miller, Utah market president at U.S. Bank, is the immediate past chairman.

Sera Prognostics Inc., a women's health company based in Salt Lake City that is developing diagnostic tests for early prediction of preterm birth and other pregnancy complications, has announced the appointment of Sherree Frazier as vice president of sales and marketing. Frazier will lead the commercial activities of the organization, including the development and launch of new products.

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