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Rule 14-508. Periodic assessment of lawyers.

(a) Annual licensingfee. Every lawyer admitted to practice in Utah shall pay to the Bar on orbefore July 1 of each year an annual license fee for each fiscal year to befixed by the Board from time to time and approved by the Supreme Court. The feeshall be sufficient to pay the costs of disciplinary administration andenforcement under this article.

(b) Failure to renewannual license. Failure to pay the annual licensing fee or provide the requiredannual licensing information shall result in administrative suspension. Anylawyer who practices law after failure to renew his or her license violates theRules of Professional Conduct and may be disciplined. The executive director orhis or her designee shall give notice of such removal from the rolls to suchnon-complying member at the designated mailing address on record at the Bar andto the state and federal courts in Utah.

(c)Reenrollment within three years of administrative suspension. A lawyer who isadministratively suspended for failure to pay licensing fees for three years orless may apply in writing for reenrollment. The request should be made to theUtah State Bar Licensing Department and include payment equal to the amount offees the lawyer would have been required to pay had the lawyer remained an inactivemember to the date of the request for reenrollment and a $200 reinstatementfee. Upon receiving the same,the Bar shall order reenrollment and so notify the courts. Re-enrollment basedon failure to renew does not negate any orders of discipline.

(d)Reenrollment after three years of administrative suspension. A lawyer who isadministratively suspended for three years or more for failure to pay licensefees will be deemed to have resigned and shall comply with the admissionsrequirements set forth in the Supreme Court Rules of Professional Practicegoverning admission for lawyers who have resigned.?

Effective May 1, 2017