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Rule 14-704. Qualifications for admission ofAttorney Applicants.

(a)Requirements of Attorney Applicants. The burden of proof is on the Applicant toestablish by clear and convincing evidence that she or he:

(a)(1)has paid the prescribed fees and filed the required Complete Application as anAttorney Applicant in accordance with Rule 14-707;

(a)(2) isat least 21 years old;

(a)(3)has graduated with a First Professional Degree in law from an Approved LawSchool;

(a)(4)has been admitted to the practice of law before the highest court of a U.S.state, territory, or the District of Columbia;

(a)(5) isof good moral character and satisfies the requirements of Rule 14-708;

(a)(6)has successfully passed the MPRE and the Bar Examination;

(a)(7) isa member in good standing in all jurisdictions where currently admitted;

(a)(8)has a proven record of ethical, civil and professional behavior and has neverbeen disbarred or resigned with discipline pending, or their equivalent, in anyjurisdiction and is not currently subject to lawyer discipline or the subjectof a pending disciplinary matter; and

(a)(9)complies with the provisions of Rule 14-716 concerning licensing and enrollmentfees.

(b) Onlypersons who are active, licensed members of the Bar in good standing may engagein the practice of law in Utah. However, an Attorney Applicant with a pendingBar application may be eligible to practice for a limited period uponsatisfaction of all of the requirements of Rule 14-809 and receipt of a Practice Pending AdmissionCertificate.

(c)Attorney Applicants from Unapproved Law Schools. An Applicant who does not meetthe educational qualifications in Rule 14-704(a)(3) is qualified provided theApplicant establishes by clear and convincing evidence that she or he:

(c)(1)complies with the requirements in (a)(1) and (a)(2) and (a)(4) through (a)(9);

(c)(2)has graduated with a First Professional Degree in law from an Unapproved LawSchool located within a U.S. state, territory or the District of Columbia;

(c)(3)has been admitted to the practice of law before the highest court of a U.Sstate, territory or the District of Columbia for no fewer than ten years, andhas been Actively and lawfully engaged in the Full-time Practice of Law in oneor more jurisdictions where licensed for any ten of the eleven yearsimmediately preceding the filing of the application.

(d) Attorney Applicants fromForeign Law Schools. The burden of proof is on the Applicant to establish byclear and convincing evidence that she or he:

(d)(1) graduated from a ForeignLaw School in a country where principles of English common law form thepredominant basis for that country's system of jurisprudence;

(d)(2) complies with therequirements in (a)(1), (a)(2) and (a)(5) through (a)(9);

(d)(3) has been admitted topractice law in an English common law jurisdiction;

(d)(4) has been Actively andlawfully engaged in the Full-time Practice of Law in an English common lawjurisdiction for no fewer than two (2) years;

(d)(5) has completed with aminimum grade of ?C? or its passing equivalent no less than 24 semester hours,or a corresponding amount in quarter hours, at an Approved Law School, within24 consecutive months. The 24 semester hours must include no less than onecourse each in a core or survey course of constitutional law, civil procedure,criminal procedure or criminal law, legal ethics and evidence;

(d)(6) is of good moral characterand satisfies the requirements of Rule 14-708;

(d)(7) has successfully passedthe MPRE and the Bar Examination; and

(d)(8) complies with theprovisions of Rule 14-716 concerning licensing and enrollment fees.

(e) Foreign Attorneys not meetingthe requirements of paragraph (c). Attorneys not meeting the requirements ofparagraph (c) may be eligible for admission only if they meet the requirementsof paragraph (a).

EffectiveMay 1, 2018