Rule 14-716. License fees; enrollment fees; oath and admission.
(a) Court enrollment fees and Bar license fee. After notification that the Board has approved the Applicant for admission, theApplicant must pay to the Bar the applicable Bar license fee for either Active or Inactive status. The Bar also collects and transmits the federal and state court enrollment fees. The Applicant must pay to the Bar the mandatory Supreme Court enrollment fee, regardless of whether the Applicant elects Active or Inactive attorney status.
(b) Motion for admission and enrollment. Upon satisfaction of the requirements of Rule 14-716(a), the Board will submit motions to the Supreme Court and the United States District Court for the District of Utah for admission certifying that the Applicants have satisfied all qualifications and requirements for admission to the Bar. The Board will submit three motions for admission per year: October, February and May. After the motions are submitted and upon approval by the Supreme Court and the United States District Court for the District of Utah and upon taking the required oath, an Applicant is eligible to be enrolled into Utah's state and federal courts.
(c) Licensing ceremony. There will be two licensing ceremonies a year to administer the required oath to be placed on either Active or Inactive attorney status: May and October.
(d) Oath of attorney and certificate of admission. Every Applicant must take an oath. The oath must be administered by the clerk of the Supreme Court, the clerk of a court of the United States, a Utah state judge of district or juvenile court level or higher, a judge of a court of the United States or a judge of a court of general jurisdiction or higher of a state of the United States. In the event of military assignment outside the United States, a military court judge may administer the oath. After administration of the oath, each Applicant must sign the roll of attorneys maintained by the clerk of the Supreme Court at which time the Applicant receives a certificate of admission to the Bar. If the oath is administered other than at an licensing ceremony as provided in this article, the Applicant must contact the clerk of the Supreme Court for information on administration of the oath, and if applicable, the clerk of the United States District Court for the District of Utah.
(e) Time limit for admission. An Applicant must resolve all application deficiencies, gain character and fitness approval, pay the prescribed license and enrollment fees and take the oath as required by Rule 14-716(d) within eighteen months of the filing of the application or approval for admission is automatically withdrawn. Failure to timely satisfy the provision of this rule requires an Applicant to recommence the application process including the submission of a new application, the payment of application fees, a new character and fitness investigation and the retaking of the Bar Examination, if applicable.