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Rule 14-716

Rule 14-716. Licensefees; enrollment fees; oath and admission.

(a)Court enrollment fees and Bar license fee. After notification that the Boardhas approved the Applicant for admission, the Applicantmust pay to the Bar the applicable Bar license fee for either Active orInactive status. The Bar also collects and transmits the federal and statecourt enrollment fees. The Applicant must pay to the Bar the mandatory SupremeCourt enrollment fee, regardless of whether the Applicant elects Active orInactive attorney status.

(b)Motion for admission and enrollment. Upon satisfaction of the requirements ofRule 14-716(a), the Board will submit motions to the Supreme Court and theUnited States District Court for the District of Utah for admission certifyingthat the Applicants have satisfied all qualifications and requirements foradmission to the Bar. The Board will submit four motions for admission peryear: February, May, August, and October. After the motions are submitted andupon approval by the Supreme Court and the United States District Court for theDistrict of Utah and upon taking the required oath, an Applicant is eligible tobe enrolled into Utah's state and federal courts.

?(c) Oath of attorney and certificate ofadmission. Every Applicant must take an oath. The oath must be administered bythe clerk of the Supreme Court, the clerk of a court of the United States, aUtah state judge of district or juvenile court level or higher, a judge of acourt of the United States or a judge of a court of general jurisdiction orhigher of a state of the United States. In the event of military assignment, amilitary court judge may administer the oath. After administration of the oath,each Applicant must sign the roll of attorneys maintained by the clerk of the SupremeCourt at which time the Applicant receives a certificate of admission. If theoath is administered other than at a regularly scheduled ceremony conducted bythe Court, the Applicant must contact the clerk of the Supreme Court forinformation on administration of the oath, and if applicable, the clerk of theUnited States District Court for the District of Utah.

(d) Time limit for admission. An Applicant must resolve allapplication deficiencies and gain character and fitness approval within oneyear of filing the application or the application is closed. After receivingnotice of character and fitness approval, an Applicant must pay the prescribedlicense and enrollment fees and take the oath as required by Rule 14-716(c)within six months or approval for admission is automatically withdrawn. Failureto timely satisfy the provisions of this rule requires an Applicant torecommence the application process including the submission of a newapplication, the payment of application fees, a new character and fitnessinvestigation and the retaking of the Bar Examination, if applicable.

Effective Date May 1, 2016