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0 Replies and 173 Views R-23-0029 Petition to Amend Supreme Court Rule 123 Started by Marretta Mathes Filed on Behalf of: David K. Byers Administrative Director Administrative Office of the Courts 1501 W. Washington, Suite 411 Phoenix, AZ 85007-3327 Phone: (602) 452-3301 Projects2courts.az.gov Would amend Supreme Court Rule 123 to establish provisions for public access to court records in cases filed under A.R.S. Title 36, Chapter 37 to determine sexually violent person status. Filed: January 10, 20...
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10 Jan 2023 04:51 PM
0 Replies and 127 Views R-23-0020 Petition to Amend Rule 45 of the Arizona Rules of Supreme Court Started by State Bar of Arizona Lisa M. Panahi, Bar No. 023421 General Counsel State Bar of Arizona 4201 N. 24th St., Suite 100 Phoenix, AZ 85016 patricia.seguinstaff.azbar.org 602-340-7236 Filed: January 9, 223 Would amend Rule 45 of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Arizona to authorize participants completing the State Bar’s Mentor Program to qualify for CLE credit. Comments must be submitted no later than Monday, May 1, 2023....
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09 Jan 2023 09:48 PM
0 Replies and 155 Views R-23-0018 Petition to Amend ER 1.4, Rule 42 of the Arizona Rules of Supreme Court Started by State Bar of Arizona Lisa M. Panahi, Bar No. 023421 General Counsel State Bar of Arizona 4201 N. 24th St., Suite 100 Phoenix, AZ 85016 patricia.seguinstaff.azbar.org 602-340-7236 Filed: January 9, 2023 Would amend ER 1.4, Rule 42 of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Arizona, to require an attorney to tell a client if he or she does not carry professional liability insurance. ...
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09 Jan 2023 06:58 PM
0 Replies and 167 Views R-23-0011 Petition to Amend Supreme Court Rules 34(f)(1)(D), 34(f)(1)(E), and 34(h)(1)(E) Started by Shanneyvie Halk Aaron Nash, Director Certification and Licensing Division Administrative Office of the Courts 1501 W. Washington, Suite 104 Phoenix, AZ 85007 (602) 452-3378 attorneyadmissionscourts.az.gov Would amend Rules 34(f)(1)(D), 34(f)(1)(E), and 34(h)(1)(E) to clarify the 'good standing' requirement for applicants seeking admission by motion or transfer of the Uniform Bar Examination score. Filed: January 6, 2023 Would ame...
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06 Jan 2023 02:10 PM
0 Replies and 178 Views R-23-0009 Petition to Amend Rule 31.3(e)(1) Started by Diana Newmark Diana Newmark Associate Clinical Professor of Law Director, Education Advocacy Clinic James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona 1145 N. Mountain Ave. Tucson, AZ 85719 520-626-9950 Bar No. 035764 Amanda Glass Managing Attorney, Education Team Arizona Center for Disability Law 5025 E. Washington Street, Suite 202 Phoenix, AZ 85034 602-274-6287 Bar No. ...
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05 Jan 2023 12:41 PM
0 Replies and 165 Views R-23-0006 Petition to Amend ERs 1.15 and 2.4 and Rule 43, Ariz. R. Sup. Ct. Started by Patricia A. Sallen Patricia A. Sallen, on behalf of the Arizona Bar Foundation 3420 N. 42nd St. Phoenix, Arizona 85018 480-290-4841 psallenethicsatlaw.com State Bar no. 012338 Filed: January 4, 2023 Would amend ER 1.15 and 2.4 of Rule 42 of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Arizona and Rule 43 of the same rules to allow lawyers who serve as third-party neutrals or expert witnesses to hold unearned fees related to those services in their client trust acco...
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04 Jan 2023 03:57 PM
0 Replies and 302 Views R-22-0041 PETITION TO AMEND ARIZONA RULES OF CIVIL APPELLATE PROCEDURE 15 AND 21, ARIZONA RULE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE 31, AND THE RULES OF THE SUPREME COURT   Started by Yolanda Fox ****This petition addresses rules in multiple Forums. Please refer to the petition in the Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure Forum to view the petition, attachments, and any comments filed. Any comments submitted for this petition should be done in the Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure Forum**** Joel W. Nomkin, Bar No. 011939 PERKINS COIE LLP 2901 North Central Avenue, Suite 2000 Phoenix, Arizona 85012-2788 Telephone: 1.602.351.8000 Facsimile: 1.602.648.7000 JNomkinperkinscoie.com ...
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14 Nov 2022 04:04 PM
3 Replies and 1220 Views R-22-0037 Petition to Amend Supreme Court Rules 30 and 123   Started by Marretta Mathes Filed on behalf of: David K. Byers Administrative Director Administrative Office of the Courts 1501 W. Washington, Suite 411 Phoenix, AZ 85007-3327 Phone: (602) 452-3301 Projects2courts.az.gov Would amend Supreme Court Rule 123 to implement the recently enacted SB 1114 as it relates to the conf...
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17 Oct 2022 06:32 PM
5 Replies and 1824 Views R-22-0009 Supreme Court Rule 124   Started by Marretta Mathes Filed on behalf of: David K. Byers Administrative Director Administrative Office of the Courts 1501 W. Washington, Suite 411 Phoenix, AZ 85007-3327 Phone: (602) 452-3301 Projects2courts.az.gov Would adopt Supreme Court Rule 124 in response to SB1265 and allow for electronic signatures on e-filed documents that require a sworn wri...
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13 Oct 2022 03:19 PM
6 Replies and 1387 Views R-22-0036 Petition to Amend Rule 60, Ariz. R. Sup. Ct.   Started by State Bar of Arizona State Bar of Arizona Petition Lisa M. Panahi, Bar No. 018356 General Counsel State Bar of Arizona 4201 N. 24th St., Suite 100 Phoenix, AZ 85016 602-340-7236 patricia.seguinstaff.azbar.org Filed: July 15, 2022 Would amend Rule 60 of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Arizon...
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by Denise M. QuinterriJump to last post
03 Oct 2022 06:11 PM
0 Replies and 606 Views R-22-0033 Petition to Amend Various Rules of Procedure to Implement SB 1115   Started by Madison Ginsberg ****This petition addresses rules in multiple Forums. Please refer to the petition in the Rules of Civil Procedure forum to view the petition, attachments, and any comments filed. Any comments submitted for this petition should be done in the Rules of Civil Procedure Forum**** Filed on behalf of: David K. Byers Administrative Director Administrative Office of the Courts 1501 W. Washington, Suite 411 Phoenix, AZ 85007-3327 Phone: (602) 452-3301 Projects2courts.az.gov Amends Superior...
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07 Jul 2022 12:17 PM
3 Replies and 1859 Views R-21-0047 Rule 42.1, Rules of the Supreme Court of Arizona   Started by Brianna Farmer Tracie K. Lindeman, Clerk of the Court Supreme Court of Arizona 1501 W. Washington St., Ste 402 Phoenix, AZ 85007 602- 452- 3396 Aaron Nash, Director Certification and Licensing Division, Administrative Office of the Courts Supreme Court of Arizona 1501 W. Washington St., Ste 104 Phoenix, AZ 85007 Bar No. 024492 bfarmercourts.az.gov 602-452-3362 Filed: De...
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by Aaron NashJump to last post
01 Jun 2022 02:41 PM
2 Replies and 1662 Views R-21-0048 Petition to Amend Canon 4 of the Code of Judicial Conduct   Started by Charles Adornetto Hon. Gerald A. Williams (on behalf of several judges) Arizona Bar No. 018947 North Valley Justice Court 14264 West Tierra Buena Lane Surprise, AZ 85301 602-372-2564 Submitted December 15, 2021 The proposed amendment would add a new Rule 4.6 to the Code of Judicial Conduct that would apply only to judges who face partisan competitive elections and allow some limited political activity. Would add a ...
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by Charles AdornettoJump to last post
14 May 2022 02:44 PM
4 Replies and 2907 Views R-22-0022 Ethics Advisory Committee: 1.5 Rule Change Petition   Started by Ashleigh Hansen Honorable Christopher Staring, Chair Arizona Supreme Court Ethics Advisory Committee 1501 W. Washington St., Suite 104 Phoenix, AZ 85007 602-452-3656 aeacourts.az.gov This rule-change petition addresses gaps and inconsistencies created by the amendment and abrogation of several Arizona Rules of Professional Conduct (“Rules” or “ERs”) by Arizona Supreme Court Orders R-20-0030 and R-20-0034. Specifically, this proposed rule ch...
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by Lynda ShelyJump to last post
02 May 2022 03:53 PM
4 Replies and 1977 Views R-21-0041 Rule 42 (ER 1.2), Arizona Rules of the Supreme Court   Started by Brianna Farmer Filed on Behalf of: Honorable Paul McMurdie, Chair Arizona Supreme Court Attorney Ethics Advisory Committee 1501 W. Washington St., Suite 104 Phoenix, AZ 85007 602-452-3656 aeacourts.az.gov Bar No. 010386 Filed: August 25, 2021 Would amend ER 1.2, Rule 42 of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Arizona, to add an additional subpart providing that despite ...
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by David EuchnerJump to last post
02 May 2022 10:54 AM
2 Replies and 2120 Views R-21-0043 Arizona Supreme Court Rule 56(c)   Started by Jennifer Albright Jennifer R. Albright Senior Policy Analyst Administrative Office of the Courts Phoenix, Arizona 85282 Tel: 602-452-3453 Email: jalbrightcourts.az.gov Pursuant to Rule 28(a), Ariz. R. Sup. Ct., Petitioner respectfully requests this Court to amend the Arizona Rules of Supreme Court related to diversion to remedy an unintended amendment caused by Rule Petition R-20-0034. Petitioner requests ex...
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by Ashleigh HansenJump to last post
29 Apr 2022 07:58 PM
1 Replies and 1469 Views R-22-0020 Petition to Amend Arizona Supreme Court Rules 34, 35, and 36   Started by Aaron Nash David K. Byers Administrative Director Administrative Office of the Courts 1501 W. Washington, Suite 411 Phoenix, AZ 85007 (602) 452-3301 Projects2courts.az.gov The attached petition proposes clarifying the good standing requirements to sit for the Arizona uniform bar examination and that the rules of court do not provide a right to reply in support of applicants' petitions for review of dec...
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29 Apr 2022 07:54 PM
1 Replies and 1349 Views R-22-0016 Amend SC Rule 32 - Regulation by the People   Started by Martin Lynch The current regulatory method of Lawyers regulating Lawyers as 'Officers of the Court' is an obvious conflict of interest and a violation of Art 3 'Separation of Powers'. How can 'Officers of the Court' walk across the street and give legal advice to the Legislature and the Executive That might be 'Absolute Despotism'. I would need to read the DOI to see what comes after that. We could Legislate or Litigate but why Better to amend the Rule as required by the Supremacy Clause and the Oath ...
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29 Apr 2022 07:53 PM
1 Replies and 1124 Views R-22-0013 Petition to Amend Rule 38, Ariz. R. Sup. Ct.   Started by State Bar of Arizona State Bar of Arizona Petition Lisa M. Panahi, Bar No. 023421 General Counsel State Bar of Arizona 4201 N. 24th St., Suite 100 Phoenix, AZ 85016 602-340-7236 patricia.seguinstaff.azbar.org Filed: January 10, 2022 Would amend Rule 38 of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Arizona to make minor changes to notice requirements a...
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29 Apr 2022 07:50 PM
1 Replies and 1503 Views R-21-0049 Rule 55(b)(2)(C) Arizona Rules of the Supreme Court   Started by Brianna Farmer Filed on Behalf of: Judge Lawrence Winthrop (ret.), Chair Arizona Supreme Court Attorney Discipline Probable Cause Committee 1501 W. Washington St., Suite 104 Phoenix, AZ 85007 probablecausecommcourts.az.gov Bar No. 005049 Filed: December 16, 2021 Would amend Rule 55(b)(2)(C) of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Arizona to eliminate the five-page limitation for a complaina...
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29 Apr 2022 07:48 PM
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