Rule 14-416. Lawyers onactive status not practicing law in Utah; Paralegal Practitioners on activestatus outside of Utah; Lawyers or paralegal practitioners on active statusengaged in full- time volunteer work in remote locations.
(a) A lawyer on activestatus who is not engaged in the practice of law in Utah, or a paralegalpractitioner on active status who is not engaged in practice in Utah, may fileand attach to the lawyer?s or paralegal practitioner?s Utah Certificate ofCompliance evidence showing that the lawyer or paralegal practitioner has metthe Utah MCLE requirements in Rule 14-404 with CLE courses accredited in thestate in which the lawyer or paralegal practitioner resides and practices. Thismay include CLE transcripts, certificates of compliance, certificates ofattendance, or other information indicating the identity of the accreditingjurisdiction.
(a)(1)The lawyer orparalegal practitioner must attach to the lawyer?s or paralegal practitioner?sUtah Certificate of Compliance a copy of the lawyer?s or paralegalpractitioner?s CLE transcript from the reciprocal jurisdiction where the lawyeror paralegal practitioner practices, together with evidence that the lawyer orparalegal practitioner has completed a minimum of one hour of Ethics CLE andone hour of Professionalism and Civility CLE.
(a)(2) If the lawyer orparalegal practitioner lives in a jurisdiction where there is not a CLErequirement, the lawyer or paralegal practitioner must comply with the Utah CLErequirements or place the lawyer?s or paralegal practitioner?s license oninactive status.
(b)Upon application by alawyer or paralegal practitioner on active status, the Board may grant a waiverof the MCLE requirements of Rule 14-404 and issue a certificate of exemption ifthe lawyer or paralegal practitioner:
(b)(1) resides in a remotelocation outside of Utah where audio or video presentations or computerinteractive telephonic programs sufficient to allow the lawyer or paralegalpractitioner to participate in CLE credit hours are not reasonably available tothe lawyer or paralegal practitioner; and
(b)(2) is engaged infull-time volunteer work for a religious or charitable organization.
Effective May 1, 2021