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Salt Lake City Litigation and Arbitrations Law Firm
About Richard A. Kaplan, Esq., Of Counsel at Anderson & Karrenberg, P.C.
- Litigation and Arbitrations
- Toward Better Communications Between Executives and Lawyers, 24 Utah Bar Journal , No. 4, 2011
- A Business School Model for Presenting Your Case, 24 Utah Bar Journal , No. 3, 2011
- Thorsen, Kaplan & Hakala, Rediscovering the Economics of Loss Causation, 6 J. BUS. & SEC. L. 93, 2006
50 W. BroadwaySuite 700 Salt Lake City, UT 84101
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