More than 500 members of the Utah State Bar gathered in Park City last week where two Cache Valley attorneys were sworn into leadership positions within the organization.

Herm Olsen of Hillyard, Anderson & Olsen was elected to serve as president of the bar. Olsen received his bachelor’s degree from Utah State University in 1973 and his Juris Doctor degree from the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah in 1976. In 1977, he was admitted to the Navajo Nation Trial Bar, and in 1979 he was admitted to practice in Washington D.C.

Olsen served as president of the Cache County Bar Association. He was named Utah Pro Bono Attorney of the Year in 1998 and he received the Utah Business Legal Elite Award in 2007 and 2013 for personal injury litigation.

Olsen coaches handball at Utah State University, where members of the USU Handball team have won national titles over a period of several years — 13 total. He also speaks Navajo. He was elected to the Logan Municipal Council in 2007, where he still serves.

Marty Moore of Peck, Hadfield, Baxter & Moore was elected to serve as Utah State Commissioner, where he will represent the interests of attorneys working in the First Judicial District, which included Box Elder, Cache and Rich Counties.

Moore received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and his J.D. from Florida State University. He served as Florida’s assistant attorney general in 1994 and as deputy general counsel to the Florida Attorney General from 1995-2000. Moore joined Peck, Hadfield, Baxter & Moore in 2000, where he specializes in immigration and personal injury law.

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