USB14-0802. Authorization to practice law. Amend. The rule will now allow an LPP to stand or sit with their client during a proceeding to provide emotional support, answer factual questions as needed that are addressed to the client by the court or opposing counsel, take notes, and assist the client to understand the proceeding and relevant orders. This amendment differs from what circulated for comment by clarifying and limiting the scope of the LPP’s assistance at counsel table.
USB14-0802. Authorization to practice law. Amend. Amendments to Rule 14-802: (1) permit Indian tribes, who have intervened in proceedings pursuant to the Indian Child Welfare Act, to have a designated nonlawyer represent them; (2) clarify that practicing law under Utah Supreme Court Standing Order 15 does not violate this rule; and (3) include other technical and formatting changes.
Rules Governing the State Bar
USB14-0802. Authorization to practice law. The amendments to Rule 14-802 clarify that the forms an LPP may use are forms approved by the Judicial Council.
Rules Governing Licensed Paralegal Practitioners
URGLPP15-0510. Prosecution and appeals. The amendment to Rule 15-510 changes a cross reference to Standing Order No.7 to a cross reference to Rule 14-303.
Licensed Paralegal Practitioners Rules of Professional Conduct
LPP1.013. Organization as a client. Rule 1.13 is repealed because it governs when an LPP represents an organization as a client and an LPP may not represent an organization as a client.
LPP5.04. Professional independence of a licensed paralegal practitioner.
LPP6.01. Voluntary pro bono legal service.
The amendments to Rules 5.4 and 6.1 remove language that refers to an LPP representing an organization as a client. An LPP may not represent an organization as a client.
USB14-802. Amend. Authorization to practice to law. The amendments to Rule 14–802 clarify that the forms an LPP may use are forms approved by the Judicial Council.
USB14-0101. Amend. Definitions.
USB14-0102. Amend. Regulation of the practice of law.
USB14-0103. Amend. Organization and management of the Bar.
USB14-0104. Amend. Admission to practice law; qualifications, enrollment, oath, and fees.
USB14-0105. Amend. Conduct of licensed lawyers and judicial officers; complaints, investigations, and discipline.
USB14-0107. Amend. Annual license, fees; disbursements of funds.
USB14-0108. Amend. Issuance of license; form.
USB14-0110. Amend. Active and inactive members of the Bar.
USB14-0111. Amend. Practicing without a license prohibited.
USB14-0112. Amend. Duties of attorneys and counselors at law.
USB14-0201. Amend. Bylaws.
USB14-0203. Amend. License categories.
USB14-0210. Amend. General.
USB14-0403. Amend. Establishment of membership of Board.
USB14-0802. Amend. Authorization to practice law.
USB 14-0802. Authorization to practice law. Amend. Permits assistance completing court forms by a non-lawyer. Effective Date: November 1, 2007.
Supreme Court Order.
USB 14-1101. Definitions. Amend. Changes title of Article 11. Changes name of Committee to Fee Dispute Resolution Committee. Effective Date: November 1, 2007.
USB 14-1102. Purpose and composition of the committee. Amend. Modifies the committee process to alternative dispute resolution rather than arbitration exclusively. Effective Date: November 1, 2007.
USB 14-1105. Selection of the arbitration panel; additional claims. Amend. Increases the maximum amount in controversy to $3,000. Effective Date: November 1, 2007.
Supreme Court Order
USB 14-0533. Diversion. New. Establishes a procedure for diversion of complaints. Effective Date: November 1, 2007.
Supreme Court Order.