Category: USB14-1102

Rules Governing the State Bar – Comment Period Closed October 17, 2020

Proposed changes allow domestic relations commissioners, retired and senior judges to serve on fee dispute panels. Changes also increase the jurisdictional amount from $3,000 to $10,000 for one lawyer to arbitrate a fee dispute. Other changes are proposed to include licensed paralegal practitioners in the fee dispute rules.

USB14-1101. Definitions.

USB14-1102. Purpose and composition of the committee.

USB14-1105. Selection of the arbitration panel; additional claims.

USB14-1107. Award; form; service of award; judicial confirmation of award.

USB14-1108. Relief granted by award; accord and satisfaction application to court; confidentiality; enforceability of award; claims of malpractice.

USB14-1114. Matters entitled to mediation.


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Rules Governing the Utah State Bar

USB Petition. Petition to amend fee arbitration rules for a Utah State Bar name change and to raise amount in controversy to $3,000 for sole arbitrator cases.
USB 14-1101 Definitions. Amend. Changes title of Article 11. Changes name of Committee to Fee Dispute Resolution Committee.
USB 14-1102 Purpose and composition of the committee. Amend. Modifies the committee process to alternative dispute resolution rather than arbitration exclusively.
USB 14-1105 Selection of the arbitration panel; additional claims. Amend. Increases the maximum amount in controversy to $3,000.

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