Jasperson, Jill O.
Title:
Professor - Legal Studies
Office:
WB 249
Phone:
(801) 863-8856
Fax:
(801) 863-7327
Mail Code:
205
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Last Updated: 12/6/16 -
Associate Professor- 5 yr. Curriculum Vitae

Educational Background

J.D.      J. Reuben Clark Law School, Provo, Utah April 1993

 Law School: 

Journal of Law and Education, Mentor Program 1992-1993

Chair, J. Reuben Clark Public Interest Law Benefit Auction, 1993

Treasurer, J. Reuben Clark Public Interest Law Society 1991-1992 

Awards and Grants: 

Recipient, Cengage Business Educators Forum Travel Award, March 2016

Recipient, J. Reuben Clark Law Society Religious Freedom Committee's Religious Liberty in 30 Seconds Contest, Images: 3rd place winner, Announced Feb 12, 2016 http://www.jrcls.org/?folder=religious_freedom&page=30secondswinners

Recipient, CIBER Faculty in Business Award; Sydney, Australia Conference Jan 2016

Recipient, National Endowment for Humanities Summer Award, 2014

Recipient, Grant for Engaged Learning-Seed Grant, 2013

Recipient, WSOB Summer Research Award, 2013

Recipient, Faculty in Industry and Business Internship Award, 2010, 2011

Recipient, Senate Travel award, 2010

Recipient, Perkins III Sub-Grant Award, 2010-2011 

Professional Experience: 

2014-present, Associate Professor, School of Business, Accounting Department, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT;

2004-2014, Associate Professor, School of Business, Legal Studies Department, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT;

2008-2012, Associate Director, Center for the Study of Ethics, Faculty Conference Proceedings Journal Editor

2001-2004 Assistant Professor, School of Business, Legal Studies Department, Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT;

Courses include: Survey of Law, Beginning Legal Research, Advanced Legal Research, Civil Litigation, Business Law, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Law and the Paralegal, Constitutional Rights and Responsibilities, Legal Research in the Library, Computerized Legal Research, Service Learning Legal Research, Probates and Estates.  Past lead teacher for Legal 2190 & Business Law.

Additional Courses: Ethics and Values- Philosophy 2050, Team teacher in Entrepreneurship-Business Management 3180; Business Formation/ Business Management 3170. 

Department, School & University Service:

2016                 UVU, Masters of Accounting Committee, Member

2014-present    UVU, Woodbury School of Business, Rank Tenure Promotion Committee, Member

2014                 UVU, Center for the Study of Ethics Director, Search Committee, Member

2013-2015        UVU, Faculty Senate, WSOB Legal Studies Dept. Member

2013-2014        UVU, Woodbury School of Business, Post Tenure Review Committee, Member

2012-2013        UVU, Woodbury School of Business, Assessment Committee, Member

2010-2012        UVU, Woodbury School of Business, Professional Development Committee

2009-2013        UVU, Dept. of Legal Studies, Faculty Search Committee, Member

2009-2010        UVU, Woodbury School of Business, Dean Search Committee, member

2009-2010        UVU, Woodbury School of Business-Ethical Reasoning Assessment-member

2009-2010        UVU, Woodbury School of Business, Teaching & Scholarship Committee

Pro Bono Clinic Founder & Organizer

2014                 6th Annual UVU Free Legal Clinic, UVU Library, Oct 21, 2014: 65 clients, 28 attorneys, and 60 students attended &/or participated

2013                 5th Annual UVU Free Legal Clinic, UVU Library, Oct 22, 2013: 79 clients, 27 attorneys, and 96 students attended &/or participated

2012                 4th Annual UVU Free Legal Clinic, UVU Library, Oct 23, 2012: 39 clients, 30 attorneys, and 100+ students attended & participated

2011                 3rd Annual UVU Free Legal Clinic, UVU Library, Oct 25, 2011: 120+ clients, 24 attorneys, and 70+ students attended & participated

2010                 2nd Annual UVU Free Legal Clinic, UVU Library, Oct 26, 2010: 80+ clients, 21 attorneys, and 50+ students attended & participated

2009                 1st Annual UVU Free Legal Clinic, UVU Library, Oct 27, 2009: 150 clients, 20+ attorneys, and 50+ students attended & participated

Pro Bono Clinic

2015                 7th Annual Free Legal Clinic, Utah County Health & Justice Center, Provo, Oct 27, 2015. Participant

Professional Internships: 

2011                Family Justice Center, Provo, UT

2010                Kirton McConkie Law, Salt Lake City, UT

Refereed Publications: 

Jasperson, J (2014) "Of Students, Clients and Volunteers" Utah Bar Journal, Vol 27, No. 5, Sep/Oct 2014, p 42-43.

Jasperson, J (2012) “ Civic Engagement and Education―A Chief Passion for the Chief ”, 75 Albany Law Review 1683.  

Peer Reviewed/ Refereed Presentations:

Jasperson, J.; Ogletree, S.; Staples, A., Reyes, A. (2016) “Integrating Student Internships into Research and Curriculum” Scholarship of Teaching and Engagement  (SoTE) Conference, March 31, 2016, UVU, Orem, UT.

Jasperson, J. (2016) “Western States Work to Corral Fraudulent Tax Return Hackers” Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters, Poster Division, March 10, 2016, Salt Lake City, UT

Jasperson, J. (2016) “Religious Freedom: A Global Concern” Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters, Poster Division, March 10, 2016, Salt Lake City, UT

Jasperson, J. (2016) “Teaching-Best Practices” Business Educators Forum, March 3, 2016, Nashville, TN.

Jasperson, J. (2013) “Fifth Time’s a Charm: Learning from the 5th Annual Free Legal Clinic” Sixth Annual Scholarship of Teaching & Engagement, March 27, 2014, UVU, Orem, UT.

Jasperson, J. (2013) “Evangelistic Entrepreneurship: A Personal Story” Religious Faith and Social & Applied Sciences Conference, Oct. 12, 2013, Orem, UT.

Jasperson, J. (2012) “Teaching Interpersonal Skills to Paralegal Students” AAfPE Pacific Regional Conference, April 21, 2012, Park City, UT

Professional Organizations

Timpanogos Legal Center

Utah Bar Association

Central Utah Bar Association

J. Reuben Clark Law Society

BYU Law Alumni Association

Community and Volunteer Service

2016-2017         County Political Delegate

2013-2016        State Pro Bono Commission Member

2015-2016        Timpanogos Legal Center; Vice Pres

2010-present Timpanogos Legal Center Board member

2011-2012 President, Central Utah Bar Assoc.

2010-2011 President-Elect, Central Utah Bar Association

2009-2010 Secretary, Central Utah Bar Assoc.

2009-2011 Constitution and Bylaws Committee member

2002-2012 J. Reuben Clark Law School Mentor

Jill O. Jasperson has been teaching at UVU since 1997.  She is an Associate Professor of Legal Studies.  Her expertise includes legal and business ethics, mediation & conflict resolution, business law, and consumer law, particularly usurious lending. She received her J.D. from J. Reuben Clark Law School in 1993.  Jill has presented locally, nationally, and internationally on various legal subjects.