Utah Attorney License Renewal & Management Information

Licensing

The window for online license renewal for Active, Inactive, Current status attorneys is customarily open annually beginning the first or second week in June and runs through August 31st. A late fee will be assessed if fees are not paid by August 1st. Suspension and a reinstatement fee will apply if fees are not paid prior to Sept 1st.

A licence renewal email will be sent the last week of May to the email address of record. Renewal may be completed online using your Practice Portal Account.

Policies and Procedures for Renewing or Managing Your License

Licensing Information:


Understand Licensing, Late, and Renewal Fees

Licensing Fees

Active Status$425 + Client Security Fund **
Active Under 3 $250 + Client Security Fund **
Current
(House Counsel & Foreign Legal consultant Licenses only)
$425
Inactive Full Service$150
Inactive No Service $105
Late Payment Fee  Attorneys submitting licensing payment after    July 31, will be assessed a $100 late fee.
Reinstatement Fee  Attorneys submitting licensing payment    after August 31, will be assessed a $200      reinstatement fee.

 

** The Client Security Fund assessment can vary from year to year but will not exceed $20.

How to Pay Your Licensing Fees

Payment Options

Pay By Credit Card

The online renewal process only accepts payment by Visa or Mastercard.

Payment by credit card will automatically renew the license for the current year and you will receive an email confirming your renewal is complete.

Pay by Check

If you wish to pay by check, you must first complete the online renewal process. You will then be required to:

Select the Pay By Check Option in the payment area and click the SUBMIT button

Print a copy of your invoice, attach a check, and mail it to:

Utah State Bar Attn: Licensing Department
645 South 200 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111

Check payment by Organizations For Multiple Attorneys

For organizations wishing to submit a single check payment to cover all attorneys in that organization the following steps must be followed:

• Each attorney in the organization must complete the online invoice form, select the “pay by check” option, click SUBMIT  and print the invoice form evidencing completion of the online process;

• The firm administrator/designated person collects the invoices from each attorney and submits them along with a single check to the Licensing Department at the Utah State Bar.

Pay By Credit Card

The online renewal process only accepts payment by Visa or Mastercard.

Payment by credit card will automatically renew the license for the current year and you will receive an email confirming your renewal is complete.

Pay by Check

If you wish to pay by check, you must first complete the online renewal process. You will then be required to:

Select the Pay By Check Option in the payment area and click the SUBMIT button

Print a copy of your invoice, attach a check, and mail it to:

Utah State Bar Attn: Licensing Department
645 South 200 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111

Check payment by Organizations For Multiple Attorneys

For organizations wishing to submit a single check payment to cover all attorneys in that organization the following steps must be followed:

• Each attorney in the organization must complete the online invoice form, select the “pay by check” option, click SUBMIT  and print the invoice form evidencing completion of the online process;

• The firm administrator/designated person collects the invoices from each attorney and submits them along with a single check to the Licensing Department at the Utah State Bar.


Additional Licensing Information

In addition to the address and fee requirements, the license form contains requirements that MUST be completed to have your license form considered completed.

Email Address Is Now Required – As part of the license information at least one email address must be provided. Attorneys will have the option of setting the email address to be ‘private’ which will remove the address from the online public attorney directory. The Utah State Bar will not sell nor share this address with any third party.

IOLTA Reporting – Reporting of Attorney IOLTA Status and Accounts is now a requirement for licensure as directed by the Utah Supreme Court. The Utah Bar Foundation has been appointed by the Utah Supreme Court to administer this program. UCJA Ch. 24 – IOLTA Program Rules

To change your name on the membership records of the Utah State Bar, your request must be accompanied by one (1) copy of an official legal document showing the requestor’s new name. Examples of acceptable identity documents include photocopies of marriage license, divorce decree, passport, or driver’s license.

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For questions related to license renewals, policies and fees, please contact the Licensing Department at  (801) 297-7021 or via email at licensing@utahbar.org.

For questions related to the online license system, please contact Online Support via email sent to onlineservices@utahbar.org

For questions related to IOLTA, please contact Kim Paulding with the Utah Bar Foundation at (801) 297-7046 or via email at IOLTA@utahbar.org.


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Support for Your Utah Bar License

Utah State Bar Staff

  • Licensing Admin/Financial Assistant


    Diana
    Gough

    P. 801-297-7021

  • Online Licensing & Services Support


    Katie
    Cooper

    P. 801-297-7023