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Rule 15-416. Limited paralegalpractitioner on active status notpracticing in Utah; limited paralegal practitioner on active status engaged in full-timevolunteer work in remote locations.

(a) A Limited Paralegal Practitioner on active statuswho is not engaged in practice in Utah may fileand attach to his or her Utah Certificate of Compliance evidence showing thatthe lawyer has met the Utah MCLE requirements in Rule 15-404 with CLE coursesaccredited in the state in which the Limited Paralegal Practitioner? resides and practices. This may includecertificates of compliance, certificates of attendance or other informationindicating the identity of the accrediting jurisdiction.?

(a)(1)The Limited Paralegal Practitioner? must attach to his or her Utah Certificateof Compliance a copy of the Limited Paralegal Practitioner?s? Certificate of Compliance with the MCLErequirements from that jurisdiction together with evidence that the member hascompleted a minimum of three hours of accredited ethics or professionalresponsibility. One of the three hours of ethics or professional responsibilitymust be in the area of professionalism and civility.

(a)(2)If the? LimitedParalegal Practitioner lives in a jurisdiction where there is not a CLErequirement, the Limited Paralegal Practitioner must comply with the Utah CLErequirements or place his or her license on inactive status.

(b)Upon application by a Limited Paralegal Practitioner on active status, theBoard may grant a waiver of the MCLE requirements of Rule 15-404 and issue acertificate of exemption if the Limited Paralegal Practitioner? :

(b)(1)resides in a remote location outside of Utah where audio or video presentationsor computer interactive telephonic programs sufficient to allow the LimitedParalegal Practitioner to participate in CLE credit hours are not reasonablyavailable to the Limited Paralegal Practitioner; and

(b)(2) isengaged in full-time volunteer work for a religious or charitable organization.

 

Effective November 1, 2018