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UCJA Rule 11-587 (Code of Judicial Administration)

 

Rule 11-587. Prior discipline orders.
Rule printed on November 28, 2022 at 8:14 am. Go to https://www.utcourts.gov/rules for current rules.
Effective: 12/15/2020

The following sanctions are generally appropriate in cases involving prior discipline.

(a) Delicensure is generally appropriate when a Lawyer:

(1) intentionally or knowingly violates the terms of a prior disciplinary order and such violation causes injury or potential injury to a client, the public, the legal system, or the profession; or

(2) has been suspended for the same or similar misconduct, and intentionally or knowingly engages in further similar acts of misconduct that cause injury or potential injury to a client, the public, the legal system, or the profession.

(b) Suspension is generally appropriate when a Lawyer has been reprimanded for the same or similar misconduct and engages in further similar acts of misconduct that cause injury or potential injury to a client, the public, the legal system, or the profession.

(c) Reprimand is generally appropriate when a Lawyer:

(1) negligently violates the terms of a prior disciplinary order and such violation causes injury or potential injury to a client, the public, the legal system, or the profession; or

(2) has received an admonition for the same or similar misconduct and engages in further similar acts of misconduct that cause injury or potential injury to a client, the public, the legal system, or the profession.

(d) An admonition is generally not an appropriate sanction when a Lawyer violates the terms of a prior disciplinary order or when a Lawyer has engaged in the same or similar misconduct in the past.


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