Category: USB14-0701

Rules Governing the State Bar – Effective May 1, 2019

USB14-0804. Certification for military legal assistance lawyers. Amend. Updates the standards for military lawyers who are allowed by military and federal law to assist certain persons who can receive military legal assistance.

USB14-0805. Admission for spouse of active military stationed in Utah. New. Allows spouses of servicemen and women who are stationed in Utah to serve as practicing lawyers under certain conditions.

Conforming and technical amendments:

USB14-0701. Definitions.  

USB14-0705. Admission by motion. 

USB14-0712. Qualifications for admission based on UBE.

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Supreme Court Order for USB14-0701, USB14-0705, and USB14-0712

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Rules Governing the State Bar – Effective May 1, 2018

USB14-0701 Amend. Changes to Rule 14-701 clear up confusion regarding the definition of “bar examination” and make the definition of practice of law consistent with the definition used in 14-802.

USB14-0704 Amend. Change makes the rule consistent with proposed rule 14-809.

USB14-0705 Amend. Change makes the rule consistent with proposed rule 14-809.

USB14-0713 Amend. Change makes the rule consistent with proposed rule 14-809.

USB14-0719 Amend. Change makes the rule consistent with proposed rule 14-809.

USB14-0806 Amend. Change makes the rule consistent with proposed rule 14-809.

USB14-0807 Amend. Changes to Rule 14-807 clarify language that has been a source of confusion for students seeking to practice under the rule.

USB14-0809 New. This new rule will allow lawyers admitted in other jurisdictions, who have submitted an application for admission to the Utah State Bar, to practice law in Utah under supervision while awaiting admission

USB14-0904 Amend. Changes to the rule clarify that any lawyer on whose behalf the Fund for Client Protection makes a payment can be administratively suspended for failure to reimburse the Fund.

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

The following proposals address changes to the Bar admissions rules. The proposed changes are primarily a reorganization of the current rules to make them easier for applicants to understand. Redundant sections of the rules were deleted and consolidated. There also are numerous changes proposed for consistency, form and clarification. Substantive changes include a change in the definition of “Active Practice” in Rule 14-701, the consolidation of all review procedures under Rule 14-715, and changes to timing of motions for admissions, the ceremony and taking of the oath of attorney in Rules 14-707 and 14-716.

USB14-701. Definitions. Amend.

USB14-703. Qualifications for admission of Student and Foreign Law School Applicants. Amend.

USB14-704. Qualifications for admission of Attorney Applicants. Amend.

USB14-705. Admission by motion. Amend.

USB14-706. Test accommodations. Amend.

USB14-707. Application; deadlines; withdrawals; postponements and fees. Amend.

USB14-708. Character and fitness. Amend.

USB14-709. Application denial. Amend.

USB14-710. Administration of the Bar Exam. Amend.

USB14-711. Grading and passing of the Bar Exam. Amend.

USB14-712. Qualifications for admission based on UBE. Amend.

USB14-715. Bar Examination appeals. Amend.

USB14-716. License fees; enrollment fees; oath and admission. Amend.

USB14-717. Readmission after resignation or disbarment of Utah attorneys. Amend.

USB14-718. Licensing of Foreign Legal Consultants. Amend.

USB14-719. Qualifications for admission of House Counsel applicants. Amend.

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Rules Governing the Utah State Bar

Substantive and technical amendments to multiple rules to adopt the Uniform Bar Exam in Utah.
USB 14-0701. Definitions.
USB 14-0702. Board – general powers.
USB 14-0703. Qualifications for admission of Student and Foreign Law School Applicants.
USB 14-0704. Qualifications for admission of Attorney Applicants.
USB 14-0705. Admission by Motion.
USB 14-0706. Test accommodations.
USB 14-0707. Application; deadlines; withdrawals; postponements and fees.
USB 14-0708. Character and fitness.
USB 14-0709. Application denial.
USB 14-0710. Administration of the Bar Examination.
USB 14-0711. Grading and passing of the Bar Examination.
USB 14-0712. Qualifications for admission based on UBE.
USB 14-0713. MPRE.
USB 14-0714. Unsuccessful Applicants: disclosure and right of inspection.
USB 14-0715. Bar Examination appeals.
USB 14-0716. License fees; enrollment fees; oath and admission.
USB 14-0717. Readmission after resignation or disbarment of Utah attorneys.
USB 14-0718. Licensing of Foreign Legal Consultants. Renumber from 14-805 and amend.
USB 14-0719. Qualifications for admission of House Counsel Applicants. Renumber from 14-720 and amend.
USB 14-0720. Confidentiality. Renumber from 14-719 and amend.
USB 14-0805. Reserved. Reserved.
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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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