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Rule14-203. License categories.

(a) Lawyers licensed by the Bar shall be divided into thefollowing licensure categories:

(a)(1) Active. Active members are those lawyers eligible topractice law as defined by Rule 14-802. An active member must maintain anactive license.

(a)(2) Active, under three. Active underthree lawyers are those persons who took the student Bar Examination as definedin Rule 14-710 and have not been admitted to practice for more than three yearsin any jurisdiction.

(a)(3) Active emeritus. Active emeritus lawyers are those lawyerswho have been a member of the Bar for 50 years or are 75 years of age as ofJuly 1 of the current year and who are engaged in the practice of law.

(a)(4) Inactive. Inactive members are those lawyers who haveretired from or for other reasons are not engaged in the practice of law asdefined by the Rule 14-802. An inactive member must maintain an inactivelicense. They shall have the right to attend meetings of the Bar but shall nothave a vote. They may serve on Bar committees and bemembers of sections of the Bar.

(a)(5) Inactive emeritus. Inactive emeritus lawyers are thoselawyers who have been a member of the Bar for 50 years or are 75 years of ageas of July 1 of the current year and who are not engaged in the practice oflaw.

(a)(6) Other limited practice licenses. As authorized by theSupreme Court, the Bar may develop other limited license categories.

(b) Transfer from inactive to active status. An inactive membermay become an active member upon request and by paying the licensing fees whichwould have been payable July 1 had the member then been active. A lawyer whotransfers must also pay the Lawyer's Fund for Client Protection assessment forthe licensure cycle when assessed.

(c) Register of members to be kept. The executive director shallmaintain a register of lawyers which shall contain a designation as to theirlicensing status and such other information as the Board may determine to benecessary or desirable or as required by rule.

(d) Information required of members. Each member of the Bar shallfurnish the executive director;

(d)(1) full name;

(d)(2) date of birth;

(d)(3) current physical addresses, andcurrent telephone numbers for law office and residence, except that full-timejudges are exempt from providing residential addresses and telephone numbers;

(d)(4) current e-mail address;

(d)(5) date of admission;

(d)(6) date of any transfer to or from inactive status;

(d)(7) other jurisdictions in which thelawyer is admitted and date of admission and Bar number or identificationnumber from those jurisdictions;

(d)(8) nature, date, and place of anydiscipline imposed and any reinstatements; and

(d)(9) such other matters as the Boardmay from time to time prescribe.

This information shall be furnished by each member as a part of,or as a supplement to, the annual submission of licensing information requiredby the rules or upon inquiry at any time by the executive director.? The Board shall make each active or currentstatus member?s name, firm or organization, business address, phone number andlicensing status publicly available.

(e) Membership licensure card. Each member shall be furnished witha current licensure card.

(f) Professional misconduct. If an inactive member, or activemember while suspended, shall practice law, he or she shall be subject to thedisciplinary process as in cases of other professional misconduct under theUtah Rules of Professional Conduct and Article 5, Lawyer Discipline andDisability.

(g) Licensed Paralegal Practitioners licensed by the Bar shall bedivided into the following licensure categories:

(g)(1) Active. Active Licensed Paralegal Practitioners areeligible to practice law as defined by Rule 14-802. An active LicensedParalegal Practitioner must maintain an active license.

(g)(2) Inactive. Inactive Licensed Paralegal Practitioners arethose licensees who have retired from or for other reasons are not engaged inthe practice of law as defined by the Rule 14-802. An inactive LicensedParalegal Practitioners must maintain an inactive license.

(h) Transfer from inactive to active status. An inactive LicensedParalegal

Practitioner may become an active Licensed Paralegal Practitionerupon request and by paying the licensing fees which would have been payableJuly 1 had the Licensed Paralegal Practitioner then been active.

(i) Register of Licensed ParalegalPractitioners to be kept. The executive director shall maintain a register ofLicensed Paralegal Practitioners which shall contain a designation as to theirlicensing status and such other information as the Board may determine to benecessary or desirable or as required by rule.

(j) Information required of Licensed Paralegal Practitioners. EachLicensed Paralegal Practitioner shall furnish the executive director:

(j)(1) full name;

(j)(2) date of birth;

(j)(3)? current? physical addresses,? and current?telephone? numbers? for law office and residence.

(j)(4) current e-mail address;

(j)(5) date of admission;

(j)(6) date of any transfer to or from inactive status;

(j)(7) other jurisdictions in which theLicensed Paralegal Practitioner is licensed as a lawyer or other legalprofessional and the dates of admission or licensure and bar number oridentification number from those jurisdictions;

number or identification number from thosejurisdictions;

(j)(8) nature, date, and place of anydiscipline imposed and any reinstatements; and

(j)(9) such other matters as the Boardmay from time to time prescribe.

This information shall be furnished by each Licensed ParalegalPractitioner as a part of, or as a supplement to, the annual submission oflicensing information required by the rules or upon inquiry at any time by theexecutive director. The Board shall make each active Licensed ParalegalPractitioner?s name, firm or organization, business address, phone number andlicensing status publicly available.

(k) Professional misconduct. If an inactive Licensed ParalegalPractitioner, or active Licensed Paralegal Practitioner while suspended ordelicensed, shall practice law, he or she shall be subject to the disciplinaryprocess as in cases of other professional misconduct under the Utah Rules ofLicensed Paralegal Practitioner Discipline and Disability, Chapter 15, Article5.

 

EffectiveNovember 1, 2018