Category: USB14-0807

Rules Governing the State Bar – Comment Period Closed March 17, 2018

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.

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Rules Governing the Utah State Bar

USB 14-0807. Law student and law graduate legal assistance. Amend. Subject to some limitations, permits 2L and 3L students, as well as recent graduates within the year following graduation, to practice under the rule. Expands the areas in which students and graduates may practice. Effective January 6, 2016 under rule 11-105(5) of the Utah Code of Judicial Administration. Subject to change after the comment period.

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Rules Governing the Utah State Bar

USB 14-0704. Qualifications for admission of attorney applicants. Amend. Establishes qualification requirements for applicants from non-approved law schools. Effective July 14, 2011 under Rule 11-105(5). Subject to change after the comment period.
USB 14-0720. Qualifications for admission of house counsel applicants. Amend. Expands house counsel qualifications to include graduation from an unapproved law school that is accredited in the jurisdiction where it exists and that is the substantial equivalent of the legal education provided by an approved law school. Effective July 14, 2011 under Rule 11-105(5). Subject to change after the comment period.
Supreme Court Order
Petition to amend law student assistance rule.
USB 14-0801. Definitions. Amend. Technical amendment.
USB 14-0807. Law student assistance. Amend. Permits certain law school graduates to practice law before admission to the bar under certain circumstances.

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