UNAUTHORIZED PRACTICE OF LAW - UPL
Rule 5.5. Unauthorized Practice of Law; Multijurisdictional Practice of Law.
(a) A lawyer shall not practice law in a jurisdiction in violation of the regulation of the legal profession in that jurisdiction, or assist another in doing so.
(b) A lawyer who is not admitted to practice in this jurisdiction shall not:
(b)(1) except as authorized by these Rules or other law, establish an office or other systematic and continuous presence in this jurisdiction for the practice of law; or
(b)(2) hold out to the public or otherwise represent that the lawyer is admitted to practice law in this jurisdiction.
(c) A lawyer admitted in another United States jurisdiction, and not disbarred or suspended from practice in any jurisdiction, may provide legal services on a temporary basis in this jurisdiction that:
(c)(1) are undertaken in association with a lawyer who is admitted to practice in this jurisdiction and who actively participates in the matter;
(c)(2) are in or reasonably related to a pending or potential proceeding before a tribunal in this or another jurisdiction, if the lawyer, or a person the lawyer is assisting, is authorized by law or order to appear in such proceeding or reasonably expects to be so authorized;
(c)(3) are in or reasonably related to a pending or potential arbitration, mediation or other alternative dispute resolution proceeding in this or another jurisdiction, if the services arise out of or are reasonably related to the lawyer’s practice in a jurisdiction in which the lawyer is admitted to practice and are not services for which the forum requires pro hac vice admission; or
(c)(4) are not within paragraphs (c)(2) or (c)(3) and arise out of or are reasonably related to the lawyer’s practice in a jurisdiction in which the lawyer is admitted to practice.
(d) A lawyer admitted in another United States jurisdiction and not disbarred or suspended from practice in any jurisdiction may provide legal services through an office or other systematic and continuous presence in this jurisdiction without admission to the Utah State Bar if:
(d)(1) the services are provided to the lawyer’s employer or its organizational affiliates while the lawyer has a pending application for admission to the Utah State Bar and are not services for which the forum requires pro hac vice admission; or
(d)(2) the services provided are authorized by specific federal or Utah law or by applicable rule.
CHAPTER 14. RULES GOVERNING THE UTAH STATE BAR.
Article 7. Admissions
- Rule 14-701. Definitions.
- Rule 14-702. Board – general powers.
- Rule 14-703. Qualifications for admission of Student Applicants.
- Rule 14-704. Qualifications for admission of Attorney Applicants.
- Rule 14-705. Admission by Motion.
- Rule 14-706. Test accommodations.
- Rule 14-707. Application; deadlines; withdrawals; postponements and fees.
- Rule 14-708. Character and fitness.
- Rule 14-709. Application denial.
- Rule 14-710. Administration of the Bar Examination.
- Rule 14-711. Grading and passing the Bar Examination.
- Rule 14-712. Qualifications for admission based on UBE.
- Rule 14-713. MPRE.
- Rule 14-714. Unsuccessful applicants: disclosure and right of inspection.
- Rule 14-715. Requests for Review.
- Rule 14-716. License fees; enrollment fees; oath and admission.
- Rule 14-717. Readmission after resignation or disbarment of Utah attorneys.
- Rule 14-718. Licensing of Foreign Legal Consultants.
- Rule 14-719. Qualifications for admission of House Counsel Applicants.
- Rule 14-720. Confidentiality.
- Rule 14-721. Admission of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Recipients.
Article 8. Special Practice Rules
- Rule 14-801. Definitions.
- Rule 14-802. Authorization to practice law.
- Rule 14-803. Pro Bono Authorization for Utah Inactive Attorneys and Attorneys Admitted in Other States.
- Rule 14-804. Special admission exception for military lawyers.
- Rule 14-805. Admission for spouse of active military stationed in Utah.
- Rule 14-806. Admission pro hac vice.
- Rule 14-807. Law school student and law school graduate legal assistance.
- Rule 14-808. New lawyer training program.
- Rule 14-809. Practice Pending Admission.