Rules Governing the Utah State Bar – Effective May 1, 2021

Changes allow domestic relations commissioners, retired and senior judges to serve on fee dispute panels. Changes also increase the jurisdictional amount from $3,000 to $10,000 for one lawyer to arbitrate a fee dispute. Other changes are proposed to include licensed paralegal practitioners in the fee dispute rules.

USB14-1101. Definitions.

USB14-1102. Purpose and composition of the committee.

USB14-1105. Selection of the arbitration panel; additional claims.

USB14-1107.  Award; form; service of award; judicial confirmation of award.

USB14-1108.  Relief granted by award; accord and satisfaction to court; confidentiality; enforceability of award; claims of malpractice.

USB14-1114.  Matters entitled to mediation.

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