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Instructions for Requesting a Certificate of Good Standing

Instructions for obtaining a request form:

  1. Log into your member portal at https://services.utahbar.org.
  2. Click on Practice Portal, then in the top left-hand box titled “Utah Bar Portal Control”.
    1. At the bottom of this box you’ll find “My Dashboard”, click on “Certificate of Good Standing Request Form”.
  3. Then select either “Regular” or “Expedited”
  4. Fill in the “Delivery Information”.
    1. Select your “Delivery Option”.
  5. Proceed through checkout.
    1. Once you have paid, you will receive an email confirmation that your request has been received and your certificate is being processed.

Certificates of Good Standing contain the following:

  • Full name of the licensed lawyer (as currently listed in the USB member database)
  • Date of admission
  • Current status (Active or Inactive)
  • Statement that no public discipline has been taken against the lawyer if the statement is applicable

NOTE:

  • Certificates of Good Standing CANNOT be issued to a member who is suspended for administrative reasons, is disbarred, or who has resigned with discipline pending.
  • Regular Certificates of Good Standing are issued within 5-7 business days after receipt of a fully completed request form. ($20.00)
  • Expedited Certificates of Good Standing are issued within 3-5 business days after receipt of a fully completed request form. ($50.00). Expedited Certificates must be paid for with a credit card.

Other Information


Discipline History Requests are provided by the Office of Professional Conduct. In order to obtain a Discipline History, please send the necessary General Authorization Waiver to the Office of Professional Conduct.

If you have any further questions regarding a Discipline History Request you may contact the Office of Professional Conduct at opc@opcutah.org or 801-297-7043.


Certificates of Good Standing Issued by the Utah Supreme Court
If you need a Certificate of Good Standing issued by the Utah Supreme Court, please find a PDF request form on the Attorney Services page of the Utah Court’s website or contact the Court’s clerk at (801) 578-3900.


Questions?
If you have any questions about the procedure for obtaining a Certificate of Good Standing, please contact Brady Whitehead at (801) 297-7057 or via e-mail at cogsrequest@utahbar.org.