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Rule 14-801

Rule 14-801. Definitions.

Asused in this article:

(a)?active status? means a Bar licensing category as defined by Rule 14-203(a) andRule 14-802, and the Bar?s rules, regulations and policies;

(b)"approved legal services organization" means a Utah not-for-profit legal servicesorganization which is approved by the Bar as set forth herein. A legal servicesorganization seeking approval from the Bar shall file a petition with the Bar,attaching copies of its Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws, if any, andcertifying that it is a not-for-profit organization, reciting with specificity:

(b)(1)the structure of the organization and whether it accepts funds from itsclients;

(b)(2)the major sources of funds used by the organization;

(b)(3)the criteria used to determine potential clients' eligibility for legalservices performed by the organization;

(b)(4)the types of legal and nonlegal service performed bythe organization;

(b)(5)the names of all members of the Bar who are employed by the organization or whoregularly perform legal work for the organization; and

(b)(6)the existence and extent of malpractice insurance which will cover thevolunteer attorneys with such documentation being updated on an annual basis;

(c)"attorney applicant" means a lawyer applicant as defined by the Rule14-701;

(d)"Bar" means the Utah State Bar;

(e)?CLE? means MCLE accredited continuing legaleducation;

(f)?inactive status? means a Bar licensing category as defined by Rule 14-203(a),Rule 14-802, and the Bar?s rules, regulations and policies;

(g) ?MCLE? means Mandatory Continuing Legal Education as setforth in Rule 14-401 et seq.;

(h)?Mentoring Completion Certification? means the certification form in the NLTP appendix of forms.

(i) ?NLTP? means the Bar?s NewLawyer Training Program as set forth in Rule 14-808;

(j)"OPC" means the Bar's Office ofProfessional Conduct;

(k) exceptas used in Rule 14-807, "supervising attorney" means an active memberof the Bar who generally supervises a volunteer attorney. The supervisingattorney must:

(k)(1)be employed by an approved legal services organization;

(k)(2)assume professional responsibility as contemplated by Rule 5.1 of the UtahRules of Professional Conduct for supervising the conduct of any litigation,administrative proceeding or other legal services in which the volunteerattorney participates providing, however, that concurrent administrative orjudicial appearance is at the discretion of the supervising attorney;

(k)(3)assist the volunteer attorney in his or her legal service preparation to theextent that the supervisory attorney considers it necessary; and

(k)(4)ensure along with the agency that the volunteer attorney has appropriate andadequate training, knowledge and competency to perform the legal service permittedunder these rules.

(l)"Supreme Court" means the Utah Supreme Court; and

(m)"volunteer attorney" means a person who meets the requirements ofRule 14-803.