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April 3, 2006

April e.Bulletin

* 2006 Annual Convention – Hotel Rooms Are Filling Up Fast!
* President-Elect Election
* Bar Seeks ABA Delegate
* Commission Seats - Uncontested.
* Paralegal Division's 10th Anniversary - April 6, 2006
* Free Online Catalog of Government Publications
* Member Benefit Highlight – Marsh Affinity Group Services

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April 27, 2006

Notice of Proposed Amendments to Utah Court Rules

The Utah Supreme Court and the Utah Judicial Council invite comments to proposed amendments to the following court rules. The comment period expires June 16, 2006.

Summary of proposed amendments

Rules of Appellate Procedure
URAP 04. Appeal as of right: when taken. Amend. Creates a procedure to implement the directive in State v. Manning, 2005 UT 61, 122 P.3d 628. allowing a criminal defendant to have appeal rights reinstated, when the defendant has been deprived of the an appeal.
URAP 24. Briefs. Amend. Clarifies the briefs that are to be filed and the number of pages permitted in cases involving cross-appeals. A singled brief may not exceed 50 pages, and the combined total of a party's two briefs may not exceed 75 pages.

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e.Bulletin for May, 2006

President-Elect Election Deadline – May 1, 2006
Newport Beach Annual Convention Registration Options
Third District Court Commissioner Position Available
Law Day Activities
Bar Seeks ABA Delegate
Judge's Run – June 16, 2006
Member Benefit Highlight - PacketBlast

President-Elect Election Deadline – May 1, 2006

Completed ballots for the President-Elect Election need to be at the Utah State Bar offices by 5:00 p.m. on Monday May 1, 2006 to be counted. The candidates in this election are Felshaw King (King & King) and V. Lowry Snow (Snow Jensen & Reece). Mr. King is from the Second Division of the Bar and Mr. Snow represents the Fifth Division. For complete information on the candidates, go to www.utahbar.org/news/elections06_pres_elect.html. For questions about the election, please contact Maud Thurman at (801) 297-7031 or adminasst@utahbar.org.

Newport Beach Annual Convention Registration Options

Online registration is now open for the 2006 Annual Convention being held in beautiful Newport Beach, California, July 12-15. Online registration access is available at: www.utahbar.org/cle/annualconvention/registration.html. Watch for the Convention Brochure, complete with schedule, activities and registration form to go out in the May/June issue of the Utah Bar Journal. This year’s convention is proving to be very popular, so register soon and make sure you have your accommodations secured - www.utahbar.org/cle/annualconvention/accommodations.html.

Third District Court Commissioner Position Available

Applications are currently being accepted for a Court Commissioner position in the Third District and Juvenile Courts. This position will assist the Third District Court with domestic hearings, Third Juvenile Court with delinquency and child welfare hearings. Applicants need to be at least 25 years of age, a US citizen, a resident of Utah for three years preceding appointment, a member of the Utah State Bar and a resident in the Third Judicial District while serving. Applications may be obtained at: Administrative Office of the Courts, HR Department, P.O. Box 140241 Salt Lake City, UT 84114-0241 or at www.utcourts.gov and must be submitted by May 26, 2006, at 5:00 p.m.

Law Day Activities

Monday, May 1st is Law Day. There are a number of activities and events surrounding Law Day this year. For information on the Law Day Lunch and the other programs, go to: www.utahbar.org/news/archives/2006/04/may_1st_law_day.html.

Bar Seeks ABA Delegate

The Board of Bar Commissioners is seeking applicants to serve a two-year term as the Bar's representative to the American Bar Association's House of Delegates. The term would begin at the conclusion of the ABA's Annual Meeting in August, and run through the August, 2008 Annual Meeting. Please send your letter of application and resume no later than Friday, June 2, 2006 to John C. Baldwin, Executive Director, Utah State Bar, at director@utahbar.org or 645 South, 200 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111.

Judge’s Run – June 16, 2006

The Judge’s Run is a memorial event set for June 16th in honor of Judge Anne Stirba who died from breast cancer in 2001. The race will boast 350-400 participants this year in an effort to raise money to support The American Cancer Society’s Breast Cancer Research. The race starts at Highland High School at the corner of 21st South and 17th East in Salt Lake City and ends at the Wasatch Presbyterian Church on 1626 South 1700 East. Awards will be given for a diverse group of categories, including all ages and abilities. For complete information: www.judgesrun.com.

Member Benefit Highlight - Packetblast

Packetblast is Utah’s leading IT solutions provider! With over 30 years combined experience, we specialize in solutions for small businesses and law firms. All Utah State Bar members receive a 10% discount on our services. PacketBlast provides a range of services including Network Engineering and Maintenance, Web Design, Hosting Solutions, VPN and Remote Access, System Upgrades, System Recovery, Security Consulting, Custom Servers, Wireless Networking, and Outsourced Network Administration. We are dedicated to providing these services in order to help you run your legal practice more efficiently and to utilize current technologies to assist you in increasing your productivity with your legal practice. You can find Packblast at www.packetblast.com or (801) 415-1976 (SL Cnty), (801) 772-0350 (UT Cnty) or at contact@packetblast.com.

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