Ethics Advisory Opinion Committee Seeks Applicants

The Utah State Bar is currently accepting applications to fill vacancies on the 14-member Ethics Advisory Opinion Committee. Lawyers who have an interest in the Bar’s ongoing efforts to resolve ethical issues are encouraged to apply.
The charge of the Committee is to prepare and issue formal written opinions concerning the ethical issues that face Utah lawyers. Because the written opinions of the Committee have
major and enduring significance to members of the Bar and the general public, the Bar solicits the participation of lawyers who can make a significant commitment to the goals of the Committee and the Bar.

If you are interested in serving on the Ethics Advisory Opinion Committee, please submit an application with the following information, either in résumé or narrative form:
• Basic information, such as years and location of practice,
type of practice (large firm, solo, corporate, government,
etc.) and substantive areas of practice, and
• a brief description of your interest in the Committee, including
relevant experience, ability and commitment to contribute to
well-written, well-researched opinions.
Appointments will be made to maintain a Committee that:
• Is dedicated to carrying out its responsibility to consider ethical
questions in a timely manner and issue well-reasoned and
articulate opinions, and
• includes lawyers with diverse views, experience and background.
If you want to contribute to this important function of the Bar,
please submit a letter and résumé indicating your interest by
September 25, 2009 to:
Ethics Advisory Opinion Committee
C/O Christy J. Abad, Executive Secretary
Utah State Bar
645 South 200 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

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