(a)Requirements of Foreign Legal Consultants. The burden of proof is on theApplicant to establish by clear and convincing evidence that she or he:
(a)(1)is a member in good standing of a recognized legal profession in a foreigncountry, the members of which are admitted to practice as attorneys orcounselors at law or the equivalent and are subject to effective regulation anddiscipline by a duly constituted professional body or a public authority; and
(a)(2)has paid the prescribed fee and filed a CompleteApplication as a Foreign Legal Consultant Applicant;
(a)(3)is of the good moral character and satisfies therequirements of Rule 14-708;
(a)(4)intends to practice as a legal consultant in this stateand to maintain an office in this state for that purpose; and
(a)(5)has passed the MPRE.
(b)Proof required. An Applicant shall file with the Bar's Admissions Office:
(b)(1)a certificate from the professional body or publicauthority in such foreign country having final jurisdiction over professionaldiscipline, certifying as to the Applicant's admission to practice and thedate, and as to her or his good standing as such attorney or counselor at lawor the equivalent;
(b)(2)a duly authenticated English translation of suchcertificate, if it is not in English; and
(b)(3)such other evidence as to the Applicant's educationaland professional qualifications, good moral character and general fitness, andcompliance with the requirements of this rule as the Bar may require.
(c)(1)appear for a person other than herself or himself as attorney in any court, orbefore any magistrate or other judicial officer, in Utah other than aspermitted under Rule 14-802 or upon qualified admission pro hacvice pursuant to Rule 14-806; or
(c)(3)be, or in any way hold herself or himself out as amember of the Bar; or
(c)(4)carry on her or his practice under, or utilize inconnection with such practice, any name, title or designation other than thefollowing:
(c)(5)(A)her or his own name;
(c)(5)(B)the name of the law firm or other entity with whichshe or he is affiliated, in each case only in conjunction with the title"Foreign Legal Consultant" as set forth below;
(c)(5)(C)her or his authorized title in the foreign country of her or his admission topractice, in each case only in conjunction with the title "Foreign LegalConsultant" as set forth below; and
(c)(5)(D)the title "Foreign Legal Consultant", whichshall be used in conjunction with the words ?admitted to the practice of lawonly in [name of the foreign country or her or his admission to practice].?
(d)Rights and obligations. Subject to the limitations set forth in paragraph (d),a person licensed as a Foreign Legal Consultant shall be considered a lawyeraffiliated with the Bar as permitted by this rule and shall be entitled andsubject to:
(d)(1)the rights and obligations set forth in the Utah Rules of Professional Conductor arising from the other conditions and requirements that apply to a member ofthe Bar under rules adopted by the Supreme Court; and
(f)Requirements for licensure. Every person licensed to practice as a ForeignLegal Consultant:
(f)(1)prior to receiving a license to practice as a ForeignLegal Consultant, shall attend the Bar?s OPC ethicsschool;
(f)(2)shall execute and file with the Bar, in such form andmanner as the Supreme Court may prescribe:
(f)(2)(A)her or his understanding of, and commitment to observe, the Utah Rules ofProfessional Conduct and the other rules adopted by the Supreme Court, and tothe extent applicable to the legal services authorized under paragraph (c) ofthis rule;
????? (f)(2)(B) written notice to the OPC of any change in her or hismembership status, good standing or authorization to practice law in anyjurisdiction where licensed, including the commencement of all formaldisciplinary proceedings and of all final disciplinary actions taken in anyother jurisdiction.
(i)Admission to Bar. In the event that a person licensed as aForeign Legal Consultant is subsequently admitted as a member of the Bar underChapter 14, Article 7, Admission to the Utah State Bar, the license granted tosuch person shall be deemed superseded by the license granted to such person topractice law as a member of the Bar.
Effective Date May 1, 2016