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UTAH STATE BAR Bar Operations & Admissions

Duties of Local Counsel

Rule 14-806(k). Names and Appearances. The name, bar number, and address of local counsel must appear on all notices, orders, pleadings, and other documents filed in the case or proceeding in which the non-member attorney is appearing pursuant to this rule.

Local counsel is required to personally appear and participate in pre-trial conferences, hearings and other proceedings before the court or the administrative or governmental body if the court or administrative or governmental body, or agency deems such appearances or participation appropriate.

Local counsel shall accept joint responsibility with the non-member attorney to the client, opposing counsel and parties and to the court or administrative or governmental body.

Local counsel must continue as the local counsel of record in the case unless another member of the Utah State Bar is substituted as local counsel.