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Kirsten R. Allen


Direct Line : 801.531.8900

Fax : 801.596.2814

215 South State Street Suite 1200
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111


Kirsten Allen is an associate at Fabian VanCott with a practice focusing on complex litigation, employment, and energy and utilities. Kirsten brings to Fabian VanCott the perspective of having previously worked in the field of sustainable energy policy research. She is able to team her skills with Fabian VanCott attorneys with expertise in the firm's areas of core competency. In the community, Kirsten has volunteered with both the English Skills Learning Center and Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Utah. Kirsten graduated with high honors from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, where she was a Leary Scholar and also won numerous awards and served as Note and Comment Editor on Law Review. She received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Utah where she graduated magna cum laude in history and international studies. She has also done studies in the countries of India, Germany and Spain. Kirsten is licensed to practice in Utah's state and federal courts.

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Admitted to Utah State Bar and U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, 2014
Law Clerk, Western Resource Advocates, 2012-2013
Summer Law Clerk, Fabian Clendenin, 2013
Research Assistant, Professor Lincoln Davies, 2013
Editorial Intern, Utah Historical Quarterly, Salt Lake City, Utah, January-June 2011


J.D., S.J.Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Graduation with High Honors, 3.758 GPA, top 20 percent
Note and Comment Editor, Utah Law Review, 2011-2014
CALI Award, Energy Law, Fall 2013
College of Law Outstanding Achievement Award, Torts, Fall 2011, Constitutional Law I, Spring 2012, American Healthcare Systems, Spring 2013, Employment Law, 2014
Leary Scholar, 2011-2012
National Moot Court Team, 2013-2014, Third Place, Regional Competition 2013; Semifinalist, Moot Court 2013
Touro Law School, India, June 2012
B.A., History and International Studies, Magna Cum Laude, Minor in Spanish, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, May 2011
3.9 GPA, Honors Certificate
Full Tuition Academic Scholarship, 2007-2011
President, Phi Alpha Theta (Historical Honors Society), 2010-2011
University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany, July-August 2010
University of Granada, Granada, Spain, August-December, 2008

Publications & Presentations

Publication, Coauthor, Feed-in Tariffs in Turmoil, 116 W. VA. L. REV. 937 (2014)
Publication, The Denver and Rio Grande Depot: 1910-2010, 78.3 UTAH HISTORICAL QUARTERLY 218 (2010)
Presentation, "A Young Historian's Encounter with the Denver and Rio Grande Depot." Utah State Annual History Conference (2010)

Community Service

Teacher, English as a Second Language, English Skills Learning Center, 2011
Volunteer, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah, December 2008, July 2011