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Rule 14-413. MCLEcredit for qualified audio and video presentations, webcasts, computerinteractive telephonic programs, writing, lecturing, teaching, public service, andlive attendance.

(a) Credit will be allowedfor self-study with Board accredited audio and video presentations,webcasts or computer interactive telephonic programs, writing, lecturing,teaching, and public service and service in accordance with the following.

 

(a)(1) One hourof self-study credit will be allowed for viewing and/or listening to60 minutes of audio or video presentations, webcasts or computerinteractive telephonic programs in accordance with Rule 14-408(a).

 

(a)(2) No more than 12 hoursof credit may be obtained through self-study with audio or video presentations,webcasts or computer interactive telephonic programs. Uponapplication to the Board, the Board may grant a waiver, permitting a lawyer onactive status to obtain all required hours of credit through self-study, if thelawyer:

 

(a)(2)(A) does notreside in Utah; and

 

(a)(2)(B) is engagedin full-time volunteer work for a religious or charitable organization.

 

(b) Credit will be allowedfor writing and publishing an article in a legal periodical in accordance withthe following.

 

(b)(1) To be eligible forany credit, an article must:

 

(b)(1)(A) be writtento address a lawyer audience;

 

(b)(1)(B) be atleast 3,000 words in length;

 

(b)(1)(C) be publishedby a recognized publisher of legal material; and

(b)(1)(D) not beused in conjunction with a seminar.

 

(b)(2) Three credit hourswill be allowed for each 3,000 words in the article. An application foraccreditation of the article must be submitted at least 60 days prior toreporting the activity for credit. Two or more authors may share creditobtained pursuant to this paragraph in proportion to their contribution to thearticle. No more than 12 hours of credit may be obtained through writing andpublishing an article or articles.

(c) Credit will beallowed for lecturing in an accredited CLE program, part-time teaching by alawyer in an approved law school, or delivering a paper or speech on aprofessional subject at a meeting primarily attended by lawyers, legalassistants or law students in accordance with the following.

(c)(1) Lecturers inan accredited CLE program and part-time teachers may receive three self-studyhours of credit for each hour spent in lecturing or teaching as provided inRule 14-409(a)(1); however, no lecturing or teaching credit is available forparticipation in panel discussions.

(c)(2) Lecturers in acommunity outreach capacity, as described in Rule 14-409(a)(2), may receive onehour of self-study credit for each hour spent in lecturing or teaching providedsuch CLE credit does not exceed nine (9) hours for a reporting period.

?(c)(3) No more than 12 hours of self-study credit may beobtained through lecturing, community outreach lecturing, part-time teachingand public service, under Rules 14-409(a)(1) or (2).

(d) Credit will be allowed for lecturing andteaching by full-time law school faculty members in accordance with thefollowing.

(d)(1) Full-time law school faculty membersmay receive credit for lecturing and teaching but only for lecturing andteaching accredited CLE courses.

(d)(2) No lecturing or teaching credit isavailable for participation in panel discussions.

(d)(3) No more than 12 hours of credit may beobtained through lecturing and teaching by full-time law school facultymembers.

(e) Credit will be allowed for attendance atan accredited CLE program in accordance with the following.

(e)(1) Credit is allowed for attendance at anaccredited CLE program in accordance with Rule 14-408(a).

(e)(2) A minimum of 12 CLE hours, withno maximum restriction, must be obtained through attendance atlive in-person CLE programs.

(f) The total of all hours allowableunder paragraphs (a), (b) and (d) of this rule may not exceed 12 hours during areporting period.

Effective November 1, 2018