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. 

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