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Vol. 31 No. 3 Pg. 43

Utah Bar Journal

June, 2018

May, 2018

Commission Highlights

The Utah State Bar Board of Commissioners received the following reports and took the actions indicated during the April 6, 2018 Commission Meeting held at the Law & Justice Center in Salt Lake City.

1. The Bar Commission voted to endorse a lawyer professional liability insurance provider, but requested additional information from potential providers before deciding which one to endorse.

2. The Bar Commission voted to nominate Lesley Manley, Sarah Starkey, Marco Brown, and Greg Hoole to fill an unexpired term on the Third District Judicial Nominating Commission.

3. The Bar Commission voted to appoint Ed Brass to fill an unexpired term on the Utah Sentencing Commission.

4. The Bar Commission voted to approve the recommendations of the Awards Committee.

5. The minutes of the March 8, 2018 Commission Meeting were approved by consent.

6. The $5 Client Security Fund assessment for 2018–2019 was approved by consent.

The minute text of this and other meetings of the Bar Commission are available at the office of the Executive Director.

Mandatory Online Licensing

The annual online licensing renewal process will begin June 4, 2018, at which time you will receive an email outlining renewal instructions. This email will be sent to your email address of record. Utah Supreme Court Rule 14-507 requires lawyers to provide their current e-mail address to the Bar. If you need to update your email address of record, please contact onlineservices@utahbar.org.

Renewing your license online is simple and efficient, taking only about five minutes. With the online system you will be able to verify and update your unique licensure information, join sections and specialty bars, answer a few questions, and pay all fees.

No separate licensing form will be sent in the mail. You will be asked to certify that you are the licensee identified in this renewal system. Therefore, this process should only be completed by the individual licensee, not by a secretary, office manager, or other representative. Upon completion of the renewal process, you will receive a licensing confirmation email. If you do not receive the confirmation email in a timely manner, please contact licensing@utahbar.org.

License renewal and fees are due July 1 and will be late August 1. If renewal is not complete and payment received by September 1, your license will be suspended.

Elder Law Pro Bono Opportunity

May is national Elder Law Month. In celebration, we invite lawyers to fulfill their pro bono requirement by volunteering to give twenty-minute legal consultations at senior citizen centers. Senior Center Legal Consultations (SCLC), a pro bono program sponsored by the Elder Law Section and the USB Access to Justice Program, is a pleasurable way for attorneys to provide valued services to senior citizens. For information on volunteering for the SCLC, please contact Joyce Maughan, Pro Bono Coordinator, Elder Law Section, (801) 359-5900 or maughanlaw@xmission.com or Nicholas Stiles, Director of the USB Access to Justice Program, (801) 297-7027 Nicholas.Stiles@utahbar.org. Thank you.

Notice of Petition for Reinstatement to the Utah State Bar by David J. Hardy

Pursuant to Rule 14-525(d), Rules of Lawyer Discipline and Disability, the Utah State Bar’s Office of Professional Conduct hereby publishes notice of the Verified Petition for Reinstatement (Petition) filed by David J. Hardy in In the Matter of the Discipline of David J. Hardy, Third Judicial District Court, Civil No. 150902950. Any individuals wishing to oppose or concur with the Petition are requested to do so within thirty days of the date of this publication by filing notice with the District Court.

Request for Comment on Proposed Bar Budget

The Bar staff and officers are currently preparing a proposed budget for the fiscal year which begins July 1, 2018, and ends June 30, 2019. The process being followed includes review by the Commission’s Executive Committee and the Bar’s Budget & Finance Committee, prior to adoption of the final budget by the Bar Commission at its July 25, 2018 meeting.

The Commission is interested in assuring that the process includes as much feedback by as many members as possible. A copy of the proposed budget, in its most current permutation, is available for inspection and comment at www.utahbar.org.

Please contact John Baldwin at the Bar Office with your questions or comments.

Telephone: (801) 531-9077 | Email: jbaldwin@utahbar.org

Bar Thank You

Many attorneys volunteered their time to grade essay answers from the February 2018 Bar exam. The Bar greatly appreciates the contribution made by these individuals. A sincere thank you goes to the following: Paul Amann

Rachel Anderson

Mark Astling

Matt Ballard

Jonathan Bauer

Blake Bauman

Allison Behjani

David Billings

Matthew Black

Matt Boley

Sara Bouley

Kim Buhler-Thomas

Elizabeth Butler

Nicholas Caine

Gary Chrystler

Mike Colby

Kim Colton

Kate Conyers

Victor Copeland

J. Andrew Cushing

Nicholas Cutler

Daniel Daines

Abby Dizon-Maughan

Dawn Emery

Jennifer Falk

Comm. Anthony Ferdon

L. Mark Ferre

Michael Ford

Stephen Geary

Barney Gesas

Tony Graf

Jacob Gunter

Mark Hales

Shane Hanna

Paul Harman

Clark Harms

Dave Hirschi

Bill Jennings

Lloyd Jones

Wayne Jones

Amy Jonkhart

Michael Karras

Alyssa Lambert

Mark LaRocco

Susan Lawrence

Tanya Lewis

Greg Lindley

Steven Lovell

Colleen Magee

Ryan Marsh

Kigan Martineau

Lewis Miller

Steve Newton

Ellen Ostrow

Michael Palumbo

Richard Pehrson

Justin Pendleton

Denise Porter

Mitchell Rickey

Andrew Roth

Keven Rowe

Scott Sabey

Leslie Slaugh

Marissa Sowards

Michael Stahler

Alan Stewart

Michael Swensen

W. Kevin Tanner

Lana Taylor

David Thomas

Mark Thornton

Letitia Toombs

David Walsh

Matt Wilson

Brent Wride

John Zidow

Pro Bono Honor Roll

Bankruptcy Case

Will Morrison

Ryan Simpson

Letitia Toombs

Cache County Bar Night

Kenneth Allsop

Tony Baird

Paul Gosnell

Danny Major

Suzanne Marychild

Marty Moore

Herm Olsen

Kelly Smith

Ted Stokes

Community Legal Clinic: Ogden

Jonny Benson

Travis Marker

Chad McKay

Francisco Roman

Community Legal Clinic: Salt Lake City

Ashley Anderson

Jonny Benson

Dan Black

Kendall Moriarty

Bryan Pitt

Brian Rothschild

Paul Simmons

Ian Wang

Mark Williams

Russell Yauney

Community Legal Clinic: Sugarhouse

Skyler Anderson

Brent Chipman

Sue Crismon

Sergio Garcia

Lynn McMurray

Mel Moeinvaziri

Reid Tateoka

Consumer Law Case

Sonia Jorgensen

Debt Collection Pro Se Calendar – Matheson

Rod Anderson

Matthew Ballard

Michael Barnhill

John Cooper

Ted Cundick

Jesse Davis

T. Rick Davis

Josh Nelson

Karra Porter

Brian Rothschild

Reid Stringham

Nathan Williams

Debtor’s Legal Clinic

Tony Grover

Ellen Ostrow

Brian Rothschild

Paul Simmons

Brian Stewart

Nick Stiles

Ian Wang

Tami Gadd Willardson

Expungement Law Clinic

Kate Conyers

Rebecca Held

Trent Lowe

Mary Ann May

Stephanie Miya

Ian Quiel

Family Justice Center: Provo

Jim Backman

Chuck Carlston

Drew Clark

Elaine Cochran

Thomas Gilchrist

Michael Harrison

Chris Morales

Andrea Pace

Samuel Poff

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