Posted: March 4, 2016
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.