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NEWS Utah Labor Commission


July 2, 2013

CONTACT: Elena Bensor
Community Relations & Public Information Officer
Utah Labor Commission

Jaceson Maughan is New Deputy Commissioner and General Counsel for the Utah Labor Commission


Salt Lake City – Commissioner Sherrie Hayashi of the Utah Labor Commission has announced the appointment of Jaceson Maughan, as the new Deputy Commissioner and General Counsel for the Utah Labor Commission.

Mr. Maughan is a graduate of the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah, and is a member of the Utah State Bar. Prior to his appointment, Jaceson worked as legal counsel for the Department of Workforce Services and as an Assistant Attorney General with the Attorney General’s Office, where he represented the State of Utah in the recovery of Medicaid funds, condemnation actions, and child support issues.

During his career Mr. Maughan also worked as an associate for the law firms Bostwick & Price, PC, and Olsen, Skoubye, and Nelson, LLC, where his practice focused primarily on construction litigation, workplace health and safety issues, and property matters. He began his career with the State of Utah as a youth counselor with the Division of Juvenile Justice Services prior to attending law school.

“I welcome the opportunity to serve the citizens of Utah and to strengthen the Commission’s role in ensuring the health and well-being of our state's economy and its workforce.” Mr. Maughan said. “My goal is to ensure the Commission maintains the public’s trust and is fair, open, and transparent in its practices."