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Titanic Changes to Rules of Professional Conduct Under Consideration

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Originally appeared in the Utah State Bar Journal, Jul/Aug 2020.

On April 24, 2020, the Utah Supreme Court formally posted for comment several proposed changes to Rules 1.5, 5.4, and 7.1 through 7.5. You can see the specific rule changes at http://www.utcourts.gov/utc/rules-comment/.

As stated in proposed Standing Order No. 15, “the overarching goal of this reform is to improve access to justice.” Standing Order No. 15 (Draft), p. 5. The proposed Order cites formal studies showing that a high percentage of the public facing civil legal problems receives “inadequate or no legal help.”  View full article > > >

 

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