(a) Action orproceedings to enforce. Exception. No person who is notlicensed to practice law in Utah as an attorney at law or as a foreign legalconsultant or licensed paralegal practitioner may practice or assume to act orhold himself or herself out to the public as a person qualified to practice lawor to carry on the calling of an attorney at law in Utah or licensed paralegalpractitioner. Such practice, or assumption to act or holding out, by any suchunlicensed person will not constitute a crime, but this prohibition against thepractice of law by any such person will be enforced by such civil action orproceedings, including writ, contempt, or injunctive proceedings, as may benecessary and appropriate, which action or which proceedings the Bar willinstitute after Board approval.
(b) Nothing in this article will prohibit a personwho is unlicensed as an attorney, foreign legal consultant, or licensedparalegal practitioner from personally representing that person?s own interestsin a cause to which the person is a party in that person?s ownright and not an assignee.