Category: USB14-0401

Rules Governing the Utah State Bar (MCLE Rules) – Effective May 1, 2016

The following proposals address changes to the MCLE rules. The most substantive proposed change allows lawyers to receive up to six hours of live continuing legal education credit for attending live, interactive webcasts that are broadcast from a Utah state courthouse to a Utah state courthouse or from the Law and Justice Center to a Utah state courthouse. The proposals also address the requirements for active Bar members living outside of Utah and practicing in other jurisdictions. The majority of the changes correct grammar and inconsistencies with other Bar rules, as well as provide clarification.

USB 14-0401. Purpose. Amend.

USB 14-0402. Definitions. Amend.

USB 14-0403.  Establishment and Membership of Board. Amend.

USB 14-0404. Active status lawyers: MCLE, NLCLE and admission on motion requirements. Amend.

USB 14-0405. MCLE requirements for lawyers on inactive status. Amend.

USB 14-0406. MCLE requirements for lawyers on active military duty. Amend.

USB 14-0407. MCLE requirements for lawyers on active emeritus status. Amend.

USB 14-0408. Credit hour defined; application for approval. Amend.

USB 14-0409. Self-study categories of accredited MCLE defined. Amend.

USB 14-0410. Accreditation of MCLE; undue hardship and special accreditation. Amend.

USB 14-0411. Board accreditation of non-approved sponsor courses. Amend.

USB 14-0412. Presumptively approved sponsors; presumptive MCLE accreditation. Amend.

USB 14-0413. MCLE credit for qualified audio and video presentations; computer interactive telephonic programs; writing; lecturing; teaching; live attendance. Amend.

USB 14-0414. Certificate of compliance; filing, late, and reinstatement fees; suspension; reinstatement. Amend.

USB 14-0415. Failure to satisfy MCLE requirements; notice; appeal procedures; reinstatement; waivers and extensions; deferrals. Amend.

USB 14-0416. Lawyers on active status not practicing law; certificate of exemption. Amend.

USB 14-0417. Miscellaneous fees and expenses. Amend.

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Rules Governing the Utah State Bar

Recodification Tracking Table. Renumbers all of the rules governing the Utah State Bar to conform with other Court rules. Amendments are intended to simplify and conform provisions without changing the substance of the existing rules. The summary table tracks the current rules into the renumbered rules and lists the new rule numbers and titles.
USB 14-0101 et seq. Integration and Management. Renumber and amend. Effective: November 1, 2006
USB 14-0201 et seq. Bylaws. Renumber and amend. Effective: November 1, 2006
USB 14-0301 et seq. Standards of Professionalism and Civility. Renumber and amend. Effective: November 1, 2006
USB 14-0401 et seq. Mandatory Continuing Legal Education. Renumber and amend. Effective: November 1, 2006
USB 14-0501 et seq. Lawyer Discipline and Disability. Renumber and amend. Effective: November 1, 2006
USB 14-0601 et seq. Standards for Imposing Lawyer Sanctions. Renumber and amend. Effective: November 1, 2006
USB 14-0701 et seq. Admissions. Renumber and amend. Effective: November 1, 2006
USB 14-0801 et seq. Special Practice Rules. Renumber and amend. Effective: November 1, 2006
USB 14-0901 et seq. Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection. Renumber and amend. Effective: November 1, 2006
USB 14-1001 et seq. IOLTA. Renumber and amend. Effective: November 1, 2006
USB 14-1101 et seq. Fee Arbitration. Renumber and amend. Effective: November 1, 2006
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