Second Annual Innovation in Law Practice Symposium

Second Annual Innovation in Law Practice Committee Practice Management Symposium

On August 28, 2019 at the Utah Law & Justice Center

Agenda runs 8 am until 4 pm, with 5 hours of CLE credit (including 1 hour of professionalism and 1 hour of ethics)

Utah Bar Journal

July / August 2019: In this month’s edition | Letter to the Editor | President’s Message Thank you| Dealing with Self Represented Parties in Justice Court  |  Implicit Bias in Attorney Evaluation of Judges and Why it Applies to Everyone, Even you | If You Prosecute Criminal Misdemeanors, You Must Read This | Wellness and You | and many more…

E.Bulletin for August 2019

In this edition: | President Message | Summer Convention in Park City Breaks Attendance Record | Odd Year Compliance CLE Hours Due June 30; MCLE Reporting Due July 31 | Bar Partners with Fastcase Legal Research Services  | Bar Commission Seeks Delegate for ABA’s House of Delegates | University of Utah Conducting Survey to Determine Lawyer Well-being in Utah | Well-being Bite: Meaningful Work Matters | Forget to Renew Your License? Do it by August 31 to Avoid Suspension

Pro Hac Vice Change Effective May 1, 2019

The Rule and fees for Admission Pro Hac Vice have changed and will be effective May 1, 2019. The following link outlines the changes

Licensed Paralegal Practitioner Program Set to Begin at Utah Valley University

The new Licensed Paralegal Practitioner program, approved by the Supreme Court in 2015, is about to begin. Classes through Utah Valley University will start spring semester 2019, and the first test will be administered by the Bar in late summer of 2019.

After meeting all of the requirements for admission, LPP’s can be licensed to practice in certain Family Law, Debt Collection, and/or Forcible Entry and Detainer matters

Lighthouse Client Survey

Did you know? The top three factors when businesses are hiring an attorney are experience, area of expertise and references from their friends and neighbors. Cost ranks No. 6, tied with reputation.  See the complete Lighthouse survey research data by logging into the practice portal.

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Second Annual Innovation in Law Practice Symposium

Second Annual Innovation in Law Practice Committee Practice Management Symposium

On August 28, 2019 at the Utah Law & Justice Center

Agenda runs 8 am until 4 pm, with 5 hours of CLE credit (including 1 hour of professionalism and 1 hour of ethics)

Utah Bar Journal

July / August 2019: In this month’s edition | Letter to the Editor | President’s Message Thank you| Dealing with Self Represented Parties in Justice Court  |  Implicit Bias in Attorney Evaluation of Judges and Why it Applies to Everyone, Even you | If You Prosecute Criminal Misdemeanors, You Must Read This | Wellness and You | and many more…

E.Bulletin for August 2019

In this edition: | President Message | Summer Convention in Park City Breaks Attendance Record | Odd Year Compliance CLE Hours Due June 30; MCLE Reporting Due July 31 | Bar Partners with Fastcase Legal Research Services  | Bar Commission Seeks Delegate for ABA’s House of Delegates | University of Utah Conducting Survey to Determine Lawyer Well-being in Utah | Well-being Bite: Meaningful Work Matters | Forget to Renew Your License? Do it by August 31 to Avoid Suspension

Pro Hac Vice Change Effective May 1, 2019

The Rule and fees for Admission Pro Hac Vice have changed and will be effective May 1, 2019. The following link outlines the changes

Licensed Paralegal Practitioner Program Set to Begin at Utah Valley University

The new Licensed Paralegal Practitioner program, approved by the Supreme Court in 2015, is about to begin. Classes through Utah Valley University will start spring semester 2019, and the first test will be administered by the Bar in late summer of 2019.

After meeting all of the requirements for admission, LPP’s can be licensed to practice in certain Family Law, Debt Collection, and/or Forcible Entry and Detainer matters

Lighthouse Client Survey

Did you know? The top three factors when businesses are hiring an attorney are experience, area of expertise and references from their friends and neighbors. Cost ranks No. 6, tied with reputation.  See the complete Lighthouse survey research data by logging into the practice portal.

Court Announcements

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