State Bar News

JurisdictionUtah,United States
CitationVol. 36 No. 3 Pg. 53
Publication year2023
State Bar News
Vol. 36 No. 3 Pg. 53
Utah Bar Journal
June, 2023

May, 2023

State Bar News

Commission Highlights

The Utah State Bar Board of Commissioners received the following reports and took the actions indicated during the March 16, 2023 meeting held at the Dixie Convention Center in St. George, Utah.

The Commission approved removing the credit card surcharge on licensing renewals.

The Commission approved assessing $7.00 to each licensee for the Fund for Client Protection to maintain the Fund balance as required by Rule 14-904.

The Commission voted to purchase a table for the UCLI Fundraising Luncheon.

The Commission voted to purchase a table at the Law Day Luncheon.

The minute text of this and other meetings of the Bar Commission are available on the Bar's website.

2023 Summer Convention Awards

The Board of Bar Commissioners is seeking nominations for the 2023 Summer Convention Awards. These awards have a long history of publicly honoring those whose professionalism, public service, and personal dedication have significantly enhanced the administration of justice, the delivery of legal services, and the building up of the profession.

Please submit your nomination for a 2023 Summer Convention Award no later than Monday, May 22, 2023. Visit to view a list of past award recipients and use the form to submit your nomination in the following Summer Convention Award categories:

1. Judge of the Year

2. Lawyer of the Year

3. Section of the Year

4. Committee of the Year

Mandatory Online Licensing

The annual online licensing renewal process will begin the week of June 5, 2023, 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 14-107 requires lawyers to provide their current e-mail address to the Bar. If you need to update your email address of record, please contact

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 will then be prompted to pay all fees.

The Bar accepts all major credit cards and has eliminated the 2% surcharge. Payment can also be made by ACH/E-check. NO PAPER CHECKS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Upon completion of the renewal process, you will receive a licensing confirmation email.

Pro Bono Honor Roll

The Utah State Bar and Utah Legal Services wish to thank these volunteers for accepting a pro bono case or helping at a recent free legal clinic. To volunteer, call the Utah State Bar Access to Justice Department at (801) 297-7049.

Private Guardian ad Litem

Melissa Bean

David Corbett

J. Ladd Johnson

Samuel Sorensen

A. Leilani Whitmer

Family Justice Center

Family Justice Center

Rob Allen

Steven Averett

Kate Barber

Lindsey K. Brandt

Tiffany DeGala

Dave Duncan

Kit Erickson

Michael Harrison

Jenny Hoppie

Alex McBean

Victor Moxley

Sandi K. Ness

John Seegrist

Kim Sherwin

Babata Sonnenberg

Kate Sundwall

Nancy VanSlooten

Amy Waldren

Paul Waldren

Pro Se Debt Collection Calendar

Hillary Adkins

Miriam Allred

Mark Baer

Pamela Beatse

Keenan Carroll

Anna Christensen

Ted Cundick

Marcus Degen

Leslie Francis

Denise George

Brittney Herman

Andrew Lajoie

Zach Lindley

Amy McDonald

Matt Nepute

Vaughn Pederson

Brian Rothschild

Christopher Sanders

Karthik Sonty

Chris Sorenson

Sarah Elizabeth Spencer

George Sutton

Alex Vandiver

Adam Wahlquist

Austin Westerberg

Pro Se Family Law Calendar

Geniel Ashcraft

Susan Astle

Amanda Bloxham Beers

Brent Chipman

Kent Cottam

Hayli Dickey

Samantha Frazier

Ryan Gregerson

Laura Hansen

Colby Harmon

Dani Hawkes

Jim Hunnicutt

Gabrielle Jones

Chris Martinez

Michelle Mccully

Melissa Parache

Stewart Ralphs

Lillian Reedy

Micah Scholes

Brittany Skinner

Martin Stolz

Diana Telfer

Sheri Walton

SUBA Talk to a Lawyer

Legal Clinic

William “Bill” Frazier

Jake Graff

Jed Harr

Lewis Reece

Michael Steck

Chase Van Oostendorp

Greg Walker

Timpanogos Legal Center

Turia Andrus

McKenzie Armstrong

Ali Barker


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