User details
ID 885864653 Email address
Status Active
Gender Male
Photo photos/Nathan-Alder.jpg
Web folder nathan-alder
Contact information
First name Nate Last name Alder
Full name Nathan D. Alder
Corporation Christensen & Jensen
Address 1 257 East 200 South
Address 2 Suite 1100
City Salt Lake City
ZIP Code 84111
State Utah
Phone (801) 323-5000 Cell 801-891-4985 Fax 801-355-3472
CC name   CC email  
Formal Qualifications & Memberships
Judge? No
ADR services 1,11,3,5,9
  • Pepperdine University School of Law - Malibu, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution (August 2008, mediator training certificate)
  • Indiana University - Bloomington, Maurer School of Law (May 1995, JD); School of Public and Environmental Affairs (May 1995, MPA)
  • Utah State University - Logan, College of Humanities & Social Sciences (June 1991, B.A., history; minors - economics, philosophy, Japanese)


  • Co-founded the Dispute Resolution Section of the Utah State Bar, later served as its chair
  • Served on the board of the Utah Council on Conflict Resolution, Inc., including as chair and symposium co-chair
  • Served as chair of Christensen & Jensen's ADR Practice Group
  • Awarded the 2012 Peter W. Billings Sr. Award for Excellence in Dispute Resolution (Utah State Bar)
  • Awarded the 2011 Raymond S. Uno Award for the Advancement of Minorities in the Legal Profession (Utah State Bar)  
  • Served on the Utah Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Professionalism
  • Served on the Utah Supreme Court's Advisory Committee on New Lawyer Training (Mentoring)
  • Served on the Utah Supreme Court's Advisory Committee on Licensed Paralegal Practitioners (LPP)
  • Twice elected to the Utah State Bar’s Board of Bar Commissioners (representing the Third Division)
  • Elected president of the Utah State Bar (2008-2009)
  • Served as president of the Western States Bar Conference (WSBC)
  • Served as president of the ABA's National Caucus of State Bar Associations (ABA-NCSBA)
  • Serve as president-elect of the National Conference of Bar Presidents (NCBP)
  • Serve as a delegate to the ABA's House of Delegates (policy making body for the legal profession)
  • Served as chair of the National Legal Mentoring Consortium (NLMC)
  • Serve as founding member of the ABA Center for Innovation, Governing Council (2016-2019)
  • Served on the ABA's Standing Committee on Professionalism
  • Received the Irene Fisher Engaged Citizen Award (Utah Campus Compact - Utah’s college and university presidents)
  • Served as president of Utah’s Young Lawyers Division (2001-2002)

Nate Alder is an in-demand mediator who takes on challenging cases for attorneys and their clients. He has handled some of Utah's most high-profile disputes, as well as cases that can be settled in a few hours. Nate's range of cases is broad; his law practice has spanned many areas and he has represented both plaintiffs and defendants throughout his career.

A leader in Utah’s mediation community, Nate teaches lawyers, mediators, judges and clients about dispute resolution. He co-founded the Dispute Resolution Section of the Utah State Bar, and later served as its Chair. He served on the board of the Utah Council on Conflict Resolution, Inc. for many years, including a time as chair and symposium co-chair. In 2008, Nate was invited to join the neutral panel at Utah ADR Services, and attended Pepperdine University's Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution to obtain his iniital mediator certificate. He was appointed to the Utah State Court Roster of Mediators, eventually being recognized as a Master Mediator by the court program. 


ADR Practice & Case Experience
Additional languages 1
Practice started 2009

$325 per hour

Out-of-state mediations, $5,000 (day rate) plus expenses

Dispute areas 3,4,5,7,8,9,10,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,95,25,26,28,29,30,31,32,33,34,35,36,37,38,42,43,44,46,47,49,50,51,54,57,58,59,61,63,65,66,67,68,69,70,71,72,74,75,96,78,79,82,85,86,87,88,89,94
Calendar Settings
Private calendar purchased No
Calendar preference Enabled Calendar display type 5 day
Calendar last update time Jul 8 2019
Whole days Disabled
Location options Mediator's office, Plaintiff's counsel's office, Defendant's counsel's office
Notes prompt Please list names of all parties and their counsel
Requested Date Automatically Held/Booked? Disabled Auto hold type On Hold Ask if all attending counsel agreed on date? Enabled
Notes mandatory? Yes
Additional attendees No
Map enabled Yes Streetview enabled No
Latitude 40.7654862
Longitude -111.8835942
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Calendar Last Updated Jul 08 2019
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