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Rule 15-410. Accreditation of MCLE; attendance; undue hardship andspecial accreditation.

(a)Accredited CLE activities provided by this article must:

(a)(1)have as their primary objective to increaseLicensed? Paralegal Practitioners?professional competency;

(a)(2)be comprised of subject matter directly related to thepractice of law in the areas approved for practice by Licensed? Paralegal Practitioners; and

(a)(3)comply with the specific requirements set forth inthis article with respect to each activity.

(b)The Board shall assign an appropriate number of credit hours to each AccreditedCLE activity.

(c)Attendance.? A Licensed? Paralegal Practitioner may attend a course inperson or by live, interactive audio-video communication from a Utah statecourthouse to another Utah state courthouse or from the Law and Justice Centerto a Utah state courthouse.

(c)(1)The total of all hours allowable for live, interactive webcasts that arebroadcast from a Utah state courthouse to another Utah state courthouse or fromthe Law and Justice Center to a Utah state courthouse must be authorized by theBoard.

(d)Ethicsand professional responsibility courses. All courses or components of coursesoffered to fulfill the ethics and professional responsibility requirement under15-404(a) must be specifically accredited by the Board.

(d)(1)Professionalism and Civility.? Allcourses or components of courses offered to fulfill the professionalism andcivility requirement under 15-404(a) must be specifically accredited by theBoard.

(e) Undue hardship; specialaccreditation. Formal instruction or educational seminars which meet therequirements of paragraph (a) lend themselves well to the fulfillment of theeducational requirement imposed by this article and will be readily accreditedby the Board. It is not intended that compliance with this article will imposeany undue hardship upon any Licensed? Paralegal Practitioner because theLicensed? Paralegal Practitioner may findit difficult to attend such activities because of health or other specialreasons. In addition to accrediting formal instruction at centralizedlocations, the Board, in its discretion, may accredit such educationalactivities including, but not limited to, audio and video presentations,webcast, computer interactive telephonic programs, teaching,preparation of articles and other meritorious learning experiences as providedin this article.

 

Effective November 1, 2018