Parsons Behle & Latimer, one of Utah’s oldest and largest law firms is pleased to announce the inclusion of 37 of its attorneys in the 2019 issue of Mountain States Super Lawyers, including one of its shareholders in the Top 10 ranking and four shareholders in the Top 50 Women ranking.  

Super Lawyers selects nominees from a peer-nominated, national list of more than 200,000 attorneys. Nominations undergo an evaluation process by a highly-credentialed Blue Ribbon Panel of attorneys. Only five percent of those nominated achieve Super Lawyers status.

For 2019, John R. Lund received a “Top 10” ranking and Francis M. Wikstrom received a “Top 100” ranking. Both attorneys practice in Parsons Behle & Latimer’s litigation group. Julianne P. Blanch (litigation), Tammy B. Georgelas (litigation), Christina Jepson (employment) and Juliette P. White (intellectual property litigation) received recognition in the “Top 50 Women” ranking.

Super Lawyers also designated the following attorneys as “Rising Stars”: Dana M. Herberholz (Boise - IP litigation), Nicholas U. Frandsen (general litigation), Emily D. Holt, Alex B. Leeman and Alissa (Liz) Mellem (business litigation), Alan S. Mouritsen (appellate); Nicole A. Salazar-Hall (family law), Jacob Santini (environmental), Adam E. Weinacker (civil litigation: defense) and Michael W. Young (personal injury – general; plaintiff). Other Parsons Behle & Latimer attorneys receiving honors, listed by city and practice area, are:

Boise, Ida.

Business Litigation

Richard H. Greener


Kevin West


Real Estate

Robert B. Burns; Richard H. Greener; David S. Jensen; Frederick V. Shoemaker

Reno, Nev.

Rew R. Goodenow (business/corporate)

Salt Lake City, Utah


Thomas T. Billings

Business Litigation

Thomas R. Barton, Thomas J. Beckett, Raymond J. Etcheverry, Tammy B. Georgelas, Michael L. Larsen, Alex B. Leeman, John R. Lund, Francis M. Wikstrom and Zack L. Winzeler

Employment & Labor

Mark W. Gavre

Christina Jepson

Mark A. Wagner

Energy and Resources

Wendy Bowden Crowther


Hal J. Pos

Intellectual Property Litigation

Kevin C. Speirs, Juliette P. White

Mergers & Acquisitions

Geoffrey W. Mangum

Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

Charles H. Thronson

Personal Injury Products: Defense

Julianne P. Blanch, Katherine E. Venti

Professional Liability

John A. Snow

Securities & Litigation

Erik A. Christiansen

Parsons congratulates these outstanding attorneys and their recognized accomplishments. To learn more, visit