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Rule 14-1108. Relief granted by award; accordand satisfaction application to court; confidentiality; enforceability ofaward; claims of malpractice.

(a) If the award determines that the attorney is not entitled to any portion ofthe disputed fee, service of a copy of such award on the attorney:

(a)(1) terminates all claims and interests ofthe attorney against the client with respect to the subject matter of thearbitration;

(a)(2) terminates all right of the attorney toretain possession of any documents, records or other properties of the clientpertaining to the subject matter of the arbitration then held under claim ofthe attorney's lien or for other reasons; and

(a)(3) terminates allright of the attorney to oppose the substitution of one or more other attorneysdesignated by the client in any pending litigation pertaining to the subjectmatter of the arbitration.

(b) If the award determines that the attorney isentitled to some portion of his or her fee, the award shall state the amount towhich he or she is entitled and payment of this amount shall:

(b)(1) constitute acomplete accord and satisfaction of all claims of the attorney against theclient with respect to the subject matter of the arbitration;

(b)(2) terminate all right of the attorney toretain possession of any documents, records or other properties of the clientpertaining to the subject matter of the arbitration then held under claim ofattorney's lien or for other reasons; and

(b)(3) terminate all right of the attorney tooppose the substitution of one or more other attorneys designated by the clientin place of the attorney in any pending litigation pertaining to the subjectmatter of the arbitration.

(c) Confidentiality. Alldocuments, records, files, proceedings and hearings pertaining to thearbitration of a fee dispute under these rules shall not be open to thepublic or to a person not involved in the dispute.

(d) If both parties have signed a bindingagreement to arbitrate any award rendered in such case may beenforced by any court of competent jurisdiction in the manner providedin the Utah Uniform Arbitration Act without further assistance by the Bar.

(e) Claims of malpractice. A decision renderedby the panel regarding a disputed fee generated by the attorney/clientrelationship shall not bar any claim the client may have against the attorneyfor malpractice by the attorney in the course of the attorney/clientrelationship.