USB Petition. Petition to amend fee arbitration rules for a Utah State Bar name change and to raise amount in controversy to $3,000 for sole arbitrator cases.
USB 14-1101 Definitions. Amend. Changes title of Article 11. Changes name of Committee to Fee Dispute Resolution Committee.
USB 14-1102 Purpose and composition of the committee. Amend. Modifies the committee process to alternative dispute resolution rather than arbitration exclusively.
USB 14-1105 Selection of the arbitration panel; additional claims. Amend. Increases the maximum amount in controversy to $3,000.
USB 14-802. Authorization to practice law. Amend. Permits assistance completing court forms by a non-lawyer. Proposed Effective Date: November 1, 2007.
Recodification Tracking Table. Renumbers all of the rules governing the Utah State Bar to conform with other Court rules. Amendments are intended to simplify and conform provisions without changing the substance of the existing rules. The summary table tracks the current rules into the renumbered rules and lists the new rule numbers and titles.
USB 14-0101 et seq. Integration and Management. Renumber and amend.
USB 14-0201 et seq. Bylaws. Renumber and amend.
USB 14-0301 et seq. Standards of Professionalism and Civility. Renumber and amend.
USB 14-0401 et seq. Mandatory Continuing Legal Education. Renumber and amend.
USB 14-0501 et seq. Lawyer Discipline and Disability. Renumber and amend.
USB 14-0601 et seq. Standards for Imposing Lawyer Sanctions. Renumber and amend.
USB 14-0701 et seq. Admissions. Renumber and amend.
USB 14-0801 et seq. Special Practice Rules. Renumber and amend.
USB 14-0901 et seq. Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection. Renumber and amend.
USB 14-1001 et seq. IOLTA. Renumber and amend.
USB 14-1101 et seq. Fee Arbitration. Renumber and amend.
Rule 20. Qualifications for admission of house counsel applicants.
Petition to the Supreme Court.
Rule 20 of Chapter 18. Rules governing admission to the Utah State Bar. The new rule will provide guidance about what an out-of-state licensed lawyer who works in-house in a Utah business or non-profit organization is permitted to do. The draft rule is presented with the petition to the Supreme Court. The attachments referred to in the petition are available from the Supreme Court or the Utah State Bar.
IOLTA Program Rules. New. Petition to Supreme Court to adopt a new rule governing the IOLTA program. Draft rule attached. Effective upon approval by the Supreme Court.
Bar Admissions Rule 11-4. Preparation, Grading and Scoring of the Bar Examination. Amend. Increases the minimum score necessary to pass the Utah Bar Examination.
Petition for rule change. The petition refers to exhibits, which can be viewed at the office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court or at the office of the Utah State Bar.