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August 6, 2007

August e.Bulletin

* Fall CLE Calendar
* Licensing Forms - Late as of August 1, 2007
* Ethics Advisory Opinion Committee Seeks New Members
* Judicial Council Seeks Children and Family Law Committee Member
* Legal Marketing Practice Resources
* "The Graying of Lawyers" July/Aug Issue of The Complete Lawyer

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August 13, 2007

SCOTT M. MATHESON COURTHOUSE GOES WIRELESS

Court Adds Wireless Access to Courtrooms and Public Areas

Salt Lake City, UT---Salt Lake’s Scott M. Matheson Courthouse has added wireless Internet access to the courtrooms and other public areas as of August 13, 2007.

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August 16, 2007

Notice of Approved Amendments to Utah Court Rules

The Supreme Court and Judicial Council have approved amendments to the following Utah court rules.

Summary of amendments

Rules of Civil Procedure
URCP 016. Pretrial conferences, scheduling, and management conferences. Amend. Coordinates sanction provisions with those in Rule 35 and Rule 37. Adopt the federal provisions governing discovery of electronically stored information. Effective Date: November 1, 2007.
URCP 023A. Derivative actions by shareholders. Renumber and amend. Renumbers the rule to conform to Supreme Court protocol. Amends the rule to more clearly delineate the content of the petition. Effective Date: November 1, 2007.

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Rule Changes to MCLE Fees

– Effective September 1, 2007

The Utah Supreme Court has approved changes to Rule 14-414 and Rule 14-417 that govern Mandatory Continuing Legal Education which go into effect September 1, 2007. The new rules include changes to certain fees associated with accrediting CLE programs and reporting compliance for Utah Lawyers. These fee changes impact filing fees, late fees, Certificate of Compliance fees and reinstatement fees. For more information about the rules or for general questions about CLE compliance, please contact Sydnie Kuhre at: skuhre@utahbar.org or (801) 297-7035.

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August 17, 2007

Proposed Tenth Circuit Rule Changes Effective January 2008

Attn: State Bar Associations within the Tenth Circuit

Effective January 1, 2008, the court will amend its local rules. In addition, there is one change to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure which will take effect on December 1, 2007. Attached below are links to our website and specifically to a memo regarding the proposed rules changes, as well as redlined and non-redlined versions of the proposed amendments. Interested parties are invited to submit comments on the proposed changes to the Clerk of Court. The comment period will extend through the close of business on Wednesday, October 10, 2007. Comments may be submitted in writing to the Tenth Circuit Clerk's Office care of 1823 Stout Street, Denver, Colorado, 80257, or via email to 10th_Circuit_Clerk@ca10.uscourts.gov.

http://www.ca10.uscourts.gov/downloads/2008_rules_memo.pdf
http://www.ca10.uscourts.gov/downloads/2008_Proposed_Rules.pdf
http://www.ca10.uscourts.gov/downloads/2008_Proposed_Rules_Redlined.pdf

August 31, 2007

Notice of Approved Amendments to Utah Court Rules

The Supreme Court and Judicial Council have approved amendments to the following Utah court rules.

Summary of amendments

Code of Judicial Administration
CJA 03-304. Official court reporters. Amend. Amendments to conform with Rule 4-201. Effective Date: November 1, 2007.
CJA 03-407. Accounting. Amend. Change composition of advisory committee. Effective Date: November 1, 2007.
CJA 04-201. Record of proceedings. Amend. Distinguishes between analogue and digital record keeping systems for minimum record keeping requirements. Effective Date: November 1, 2007.
CJA 06-501. Reporting requirements for guardians and conservators. New. Adopt procedural provisions of Rule 6-503, 6-504 and 6-505. Better conform to statute. Resolve ambiguities in the statute. Establish minimum reporting requirements. Effective Date: November 1, 2007.
CJA 06-503. Annual report of guardian. Repeal. Move procedural provisions to Rule 6-501. Effective Date: November 1, 2007.
CJA 06-504. Annual accounting of conservator. Repeal. Move procedural provisions to Rule 6-501. Effective Date: November 1, 2007.
CJA 06-505. Fiduciary accountings. Repeal. Move procedural provisions to Rule 6-501. Effective Date: November 1, 2007.

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