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Parsons Behle & Latimer Announces 2019 Board of Directors
January 23, 2019

Shareholders at Parsons Behle & Latimer, a preeminent Salt Lake City law firm, are beginning the year with a newly-elected board of directors. Founded in 1882, Parsons Behle & Latimer is one of the oldest and largest Intermountain Region law firms, with deep roots in the historic Utah mining industry and a vision for the future in the delivery of automated legal services. The new board assumed its duties Jan. 16, 2019.

The new Parsons Behle & Latimer’s board of directors includes:

Hal J. Pos, president and chief executive officer
Kristine E. Johnson, vice president and secretary
Bruce H. White, vice president and treasurer
Shawn C. Ferrin, vice president
Richard J. Angell, vice president

Returning board members include Pos, Johnson and White. New board members include Ferrin and Angell. Pos says, “We are incredibly fortunate, in this firm, to have great depth of intelligent and insightful people on whom we can rely for leadership. Our previous board members have done an outstanding job advancing the firm, and I have no doubt the trend will continue with the strength of our new board. The future is bright for Parsons Behle & Latimer.”

Ferrin is the former head of Parsons’ real estate group. He focuses his practice on real property transactions with an emphasis on office lease, retail, resort and community development; land use planning and entitlement and economic and development incentives. He says, “For more than 135 years, Parsons Behle & Latimer has been an engaged member of the Intermountain West community and has been led by an esteemed group of individuals who are pillars in the national legal community and who are personally involved in the grassroots issues in Parsons’ communities. I feel fortunate to be able to share in the responsibility of guiding Parsons Behle & Latimer’s future and to work with an outstanding group of lawyers and staff.”

Angell is currently the head Parsons’ environmental, energy and natural resources practice group. His practice focuses on a broad range of environmental compliance, transactional and litigation issues including hazardous materials and wastes, risk management, accident prevention and regulatory compliance as well as emergency response and long-term remediation.

Parsons Behle & Latimer extends its sincere gratitude to Raymond J. Etcheverry who, after 25 years, has chosen to step down as chairman of the board of the firm. Under his guidance and dedicated leadership, the firm has grown from one Salt Lake City office to offices in Boise and Idaho Falls, Id., Reno. Nev., and Parsons’ newest office in the Silicon Slopes area of Lehi, Utah.