Posted: November 8, 2021
Rules Governing the Utah State Bar – Comment Period Closed December 23, 2021
USB14-0113. Paralegal Division. Amend. In the context of the Paralegal Division, rule amendments are intended to capture the interplay between Licensed Paralegal Practitioners (LPP’s) and non-Bar-licensed paralegals. The amendments may be summarized as follows:
- A paralegal may also include an LPP as defined in Rule 14-101;
- The certification requirements are waived for LPP’s joining the paralegal division;
- The term “bar licensee” refers to both a lawyer and an LPP; and
- An LPP may be a sponsor of a paralegal affiliate in the paralegal division.