(a) CLE credit for Pro Bono Legal Services. A lawyer may be awarded a maximum of two CLE credits per Compliance Cycle for providing Pro Bono Legal Services or mentoring another lawyer or a law student providing Pro Bono Legal Services.
(b) Pro Bono referral source. To receive Pro Bono Legal Services CLE credit under this rule, the services rendered must be referred from a Utah court, the Utah State Bar, or a sponsoring entity. The Pro Bono referral must remain under the direction of the Utah court, the Utah State bar, or the sponsoring entity that provided the referral.
(c) Permissible CLE credit. One Elective CLE credit hour will be awarded for the following:
(1) providing the equivalent of five hours of Pro Bono Legal Services; or
(2) mentoring a lawyer or a law student on an entire Pro Bono matter that is equal to at least five hours.
(d) Declaration of services form.A lawyer seeking CLE credit under this section must, consistent with Rule 14-414(c), complete a declaration of services form to keep with the lawyer’s records. Earned credit hours must be reported on an attorney’s Certificate of Compliance.
(e) Time limited rule. This rule will terminate two years after its effective date unless extended by the Utah Supreme Court.