Reason for changes
Changes to the rules reflect that OPC is now under the supervision of the OPC Oversight Committee. The requirement that attorneys admitted on motion attend the OPC Ethics School has been removed. A definition for “formerly admitted applicant” has been added. In Rule 14-712(c)(1), the time permitted to transfer a UBE score has been extended from 24 to 36 months. Other changes include cleanup of typographical and numbering errors.
USB14-0705. Admission by motion.
USB14-0707. Application: deadline; withdrawals; postponements and fees.
USB14-0708. Character and fitness.
USB14-0711. Grading and passing of the Bar Examination.
USB14-0712. Qualifications for admission based on UBE.
USB14-0714. Unsuccessful Applicants: disclosure and right of inspection.
USB14-0716. License fees; enrollment fees; oath and admission.
USB14-0717. Readmission after resignation or disbarment of Utah attorneys.
USB14-0718. Licensing of Foreign Legal Consultants.
USB14-0719. Qualifications for admission of House Counsel Applicants.
USB14-0701 Amend. Changes to Rule 14-701 clear up confusion regarding the definition of “bar examination” and make the definition of practice of law consistent with the definition used in 14-802.
USB14-0807 Amend. Changes to Rule 14-807 clarify language that has been a source of confusion for students seeking to practice under the rule.
USB14-0809 New. This new rule will allow lawyers admitted in other jurisdictions, who have submitted an application for admission to the Utah State Bar, to practice law in Utah under supervision while awaiting admission
USB14-0704 Amend. Change makes the rule consistent with proposed rule 14-809.
USB14-0705 Amend. Change makes the rule consistent with proposed rule 14-809.
USB14-0713 Amend. Change makes the rule consistent with proposed rule 14-809.
USB14-0719 Amend. Change makes the rule consistent with proposed rule 14-809.
USB14-0806 Amend. Change makes the rule consistent with proposed rule 14-809.
USB14-0904 Amend. Changes to the rule clarify that any lawyer on whose behalf the Fund for Client Protection makes a payment can be administratively suspended for failure to reimburse the Fund.
The following proposals address changes to the Bar admissions rules. The proposed changes are primarily a reorganization of the current rules to make them easier for applicants to understand. Redundant sections of the rules were deleted and consolidated. There also are numerous changes proposed for consistency, form and clarification. Substantive changes include a change in the definition of “Active Practice” in Rule 14-701, the consolidation of all review procedures under Rule 14-715, and changes to timing of motions for admissions, the ceremony and taking of the oath of attorney in Rules 14-707 and 14-716.
USB 14-0701. Definitions. Amend.
USB 14-0703. Qualifications for admission of Student and Foreign Law School Applicants. Amend.
USB 14-0704. Qualifications for admission of Attorney Applicants. Amend.
USB 14-0705. Admission by motion. Amend.
USB 14-0706. Test accommodations. Amend.
USB 14-0707. Application; deadlines; withdrawals; postponements and fees. Amend.
USB 14-0708. Character and fitness. Amend.
USB 14-0709. Application denial. Amend.
USB 14-0710. Administration of the Bar Exam. Amend.
USB 14-0711. Grading and passing of the Bar Exam. Amend.
USB 14-0712. Qualificatons for admission based on UBE. Amend.
USB 14-0715. Bar Examination appeals. Amend.
USB 14-0716. License fees; enrollment fees; oath and admission. Amend.
USB 14-0717. Readmission after resignation or disbarment of Utah attorneys. Amend.
USB 14-0718. Licensing of Foreign Legal Consultants. Amend.
USB 14-0719. Qualifications for admission of House Counsel Applicants. Amend.
NLTP Petition. Petition to establish a new lawyer training program with all exhibits including proposed rule amendments.
USB 14-0402. Definitions. Amend. Exhibit 13.
USB 14-0404. Active status lawyers: MCLE, NLTP and admission on motion requirements. Amend. Exhibit 10.
USB 14-0415. Failure to satisfy MCLE requirements; notice; appeal procedures; reinstatement; waivers and extensions; deferrals. Amend. Exhibit 11.
USB 14-0417. Miscellaneous fees and expenses. Amend. Exhibit 12.
USB 14-0705. Admission on motion. Amend. Exhibit 9.
USB 14-0801. Definitions. Amend. Exhibit 8.
USB 14-0808. New lawyer training program. Amend. Exhibit 7.