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0 Replies and 9 Views Rules 33, 34, 35 & 37, Ariz. R. Sup. Ct.   Started by  Katherine Novak Mark D. Wilson, Director Certification and Licensing Division Administrative Office of the Courts Supreme Court of Arizona 1501 W. Washington St., Ste 104 Phoenix, AZ 85007 mrmartinezcourts.az.gov This petition would (1) allow the Supreme Court to select the chair of the Committee on Examinations and Committee on Character and Fitness; and (2) clarify the Court's role with respect to minimum passing scores for the Uniform Bar Examination and Multistate P...
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19 Nov 2019 02:54 PM
0 Replies and 111 Views R-19-0043 Rule 81, Rules of the Supreme Court, Application Section Started by  Charles Adornetto Pursuant to Rule 28, Ariz. R. Sup. Ct., and by approval of the Bench on November 12, 2019, the Maricopa County Justice Courts respectfully petitions this Court to amend Rule 81 of the Rules of the Supreme Court; more specifically, amend the definition of Part D: Pro Tempore Part-Time Judge in the Application section to include volunteer Small Claims and Civil Traffic Hearing Officers appointed pursuant to state statute. Would amend Rule 81 Part D, Rules of the Supreme Court to include vol...
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14 Nov 2019 02:43 PM
4 Replies and 1331 Views R-19-0040 Petition to Amend Rule 56, Ariz. R. Sup. Ct.   Started by  bcrmember Maret Vessella, Bar No. 019350 Chief Bar Counsel, State Bar of Arizona 4201 N. 24th St., Suite 100 Phoenix, AZ 85016 602-340-7236 maret.vessellastaff.azbar.org Would authorize bar counsel to enter into diversion agreements with state bar discipline case respondents during investigation as well as intake. Filed 09/03/2019 Comments must be submitted on or before October 21, 2019. Replies must be submitt...
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by  Michelle MartinezJump to last post
21 Oct 2019 11:20 AM
3 Replies and 3052 Views R-19-0011 Petition to Amend Rules 38 and 39 and Abrogate Rule 40, Rules of the Arizona Supreme Court   Started by  Yolanda Fox Hon. Ann A. Scott Timmer, Chair Attorney Regulation Advisory Committee 1501 W. Washington St. Phoenix, AZ 85007 KCurrycourts.az.gov Would amend Rules 38 and 39 and abrogate Rule 40, Rules of the Arizona Supreme Court, to rationalize exceptions to the usual attorney admission process. Filed: January 10, 2019 Comments mus...
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by  Allyson FlanaganJump to last post
22 Jul 2019 09:44 AM
3 Replies and 2560 Views R-19-0030 Rule 43 Arizona Rules of the Supreme Court   Started by  Tracy Ward Tracy Ward 7683 West Marconi Avenue Peoria, AZ 85382 623-842-3182 TracyWard2006yahoo.com The proposal seeks to update the trust account rules to assist lawyers in understanding the recordkeeping requirements and to allow the use of technology as it continues to advance. Would amend Rule 43, Arizona Rules of the Supreme Court, to clarify trust account record-keeping requirements and to allow for use...
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by  Tracy WardJump to last post
31 May 2019 04:46 PM
13 Replies and 3606 Views R-19-0005 Petition to Amend Rules 32(c) and (d), Rules of the Supreme Court   Started by  Timothy Sandefur Timothy Sandefur (Bar No. 033670), Goldwater Institute, 500 E. Coronado Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85004, (602) 462-5000, litigationgoldwaterinstitute.org Would amend Rules 32(c) and (d), Rules of the Supreme Court, to make voluntary some aspects of bar membership and to provide for audit to verify the use of mandatory dues Filed: January 9, 2019 Comments must be submitted on or before May 1, 2019. Replies must be submitted on or before June 1, 2019.
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by  Timothy SandefurJump to last post
30 May 2019 11:00 AM
1 Replies and 1972 Views R-19-0026 Petition to Amend Rule 70, Ariz. R. Sup. Ct.   Started by  bcrmember Maret Vessella, Bar No. 019350 Chief Bar Counsel State Bar of Arizona 4201 N. 24th St., Suite 100 Phoenix, AZ 85016 602-340-7250 maret.vessellastaff.azbar.org Would amend Rule 70, Arizona Rules of the Supreme Court, to clarify the scope of public access to state bar information and records. Filed: January 10, 2019 Comments must be submitted on or before May 1, 2019....
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by  Katherine NovakJump to last post
01 May 2019 02:36 PM
1 Replies and 6000 Views R-18-0024 Rule 64(f)(1)(B), Ariz.R.S.Ct.   Started by  Ralph Adams Ralph Adams, 015599 ADAMS & CLARK, PC 520 East Portland Street Phoenix, AZ 85004 (602) 258-3542 ralphadamsclark.com Would clarify the language of Rule 64(f)(1)(B), Ariz.R.S.Ct. and eliminate reference to Bar Counsel rendering findings re the need to show rehabilitation. Applicants for reinstatement who have been suspended from the practice of law for more than six months...
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01 May 2019 02:34 PM
1 Replies and 2053 Views R-19-0004 Rule 34(b)(1)(D), Rules of the Supreme Court   Started by  David J. Newstone David J. Newstone 16 W. Encanto Blvd. 404 Phoenix, AZ 85003 (520) 332-3051 dnewstonegmail.com Bar No. 033943 The proposed amendment would permit attorneys who have practiced law in Arizona under Rule 38(f) of the Rules of the Supreme Court to apply to sit for the Arizona uniform bar examination. Would permit attorneys who have practiced law in Arizona under Rule 38(f), Rules of the Supreme Court t...
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01 May 2019 02:31 PM
4 Replies and 2319 Views R-19-0010 Petition to Amend Rule 37(c), Rules of the Supreme Court   Started by  Adam Chodorow Douglas J. Sylvester, Dean Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law Arizona State University 111 E. Taylor St. Phoenix, AZ 85004 (480) 965-6188 Douglas.Sylvesterasu.edu Marc Miller, Dean and Ralph W. Bilby Professor of Law James E. Rogers College of Law University of Arizona 1201 E Speedway Tucson, AZ 85721 ...
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01 May 2019 02:19 PM
2 Replies and 25014 Views R-18-0027 Petition to Amend Rule 123, Rules of the Supreme Court of Arizona   Started by  forpubliccomment Advay Mengle PO Box 390817 Mountain View, CA 94039 for.public.commentgmail.com PETITION TO AMEND RULE 123, RULES OF THE SUPREME COURT OF ARIZONA Would amend Rule 123 to require courts to provide remote electronic access to non-confidential judicial records using open, non-proprietary format. FILED May 9, 2018 Comments must be submitted on or before May 1, 2019. Replies must be...
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29 Apr 2019 01:58 PM
1 Replies and 1839 Views R-19-0002 Petition to Amend Rule 123, Rules of the Supreme Court   Started by  Timothy Sandefur Timothy Sandefur (Bar No. 033670), Goldwater Institute, 500 E. Coronado Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85004, (602) 462-5000, litigationgoldwaterinstitute.org Would amend Rule 123 of the Rules of the Arizona Supreme Court to make Supreme Court petition for review case information publicly available online FILED: January 8, 2019 Comments must be submitted on or before May 1, 2019. Replies must be submitted on or before June 1, 2019.
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23 Apr 2019 07:35 AM
0 Replies and 1659 Views R-19-0032 Petition to Amend Rule 42, Rules of the Supreme Court, ER 3.10(A)   Started by  Yolanda Fox Anthony Terranova 139368 ASPC - Tucson, Cimarron Unit P.O. Box 24409 Tucson, AZ 85734 For a Proposal to Amend 3.10(A) of the Arizona Rules of Professional Conduct. Would amend Rule 42, Rules of the Supreme Court, ER 3.10(A) to permit a convicted person to petition for an evidentiary hearing to prove prosecutorial misconduct or the person's innocence.
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07 Feb 2019 07:51 AM
0 Replies and 2427 Views R-18-0037 Rule 31(d), Arizona Rules of the Supreme Court   Started by  Chris Rasmussen Christopher Rasmussen, Assistant Director of Regulation and Compliance Arizona State Board of Accountancy 100 N. 15th Ave., Suite 165 Phoenix, AZ 85007 602-364-0804 crasmussenazaccountancy.gov Would amend Rule 31(d) to add subsection 32, which would permit an owner, officer or full-time, permanent employee of a legal entity or sole proprietorship to represent the legal entity or sole proprietorship before the Arizona State Board of Accountancy, ...
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16 Nov 2018 01:51 PM
4 Replies and 27135 Views R-18-0005 Petition to amend Supreme Court Rule 123 and Juvenile Court rules 19, 47, 75 & 86   Started by  FAIRWorkgroups Hon. Timothy Ryan, Juvenile Court Presiding Judge Maricopa County Superior Court Hon. Michael K. Jeanes, Clerk of Superior Court for Maricopa County 620 W. Jackson St. Phoenix, AZ 85003 nashacosc.maricopa.gov The presiding judge of the juvenile court in the superior court in Maricopa County and the Clerk of the Superior Court in Maricopa County request amendments related to accessing juvenile...
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16 Oct 2018 02:16 PM
5 Replies and 36595 Views R-17-0035 Rule 49(a)(2)(C)(ii) of the Arizona Rules of the Supreme Court   Started by  Mark Harrison Mark I. Harrison Osborn Maledon, P.A. 2929 N. Central Avenue, 21st Floor, Phoenix, AZ 85012 Phone: (602) 640-9324 fax: (602) 640-9050 mharrisonomlaw.com Bar No. 001226 The proposed rule is intended to remove the unintended punitive effect on respondents of the current rule which requires posting of probation on the State Bar website for five years. F...
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by  Judy SchaffertJump to last post
27 Jul 2018 03:36 PM
6 Replies and 30038 Views R-18-0004 Rule 31, Rules of the Arizona Supreme Court   Started by  Hon. David B. Gass Hon. David. B. Gass Maricopa County Superior Court East Court Building 101 W. Jefferson, Suite 914 Phoenix, Arizona 85041 602.372.3592 gassdsuperiorcourt.maricopa.gov Would amend Rule 31, Rules of the Arizona Supreme Court, to improve access to justice for small business litigants and to reorganize and modernize the rule. FILED: January 8, 2018 Comments must be submitted on or before May 21, 2018. ORDERED: Petitio...
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27 Jun 2018 10:43 AM
3 Replies and 26424 Views R-18-0002 Petition to Amend Rule 28, Rules of the Supreme Court   Started by  Judy Schaffert Arizona Supreme Court Staff Attorneys’ Office By Judith R. Schaffert Chief Staff Attorney 1501 W. Washington, Suite 445 Phoenix, AZ 85007-3231 Telephone: (602) 452-3528 Facsimile: (602) 452-3482 Bar No. 010417 jschaffertcourts.az.gov This petition would update, restyle, and reorganize Rule 28, Arizona Rules of the Supreme Court, the 'rulemaking rule.' Filed January 4, 2018 Comments must be submitted on or before May 2...
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by  Judy SchaffertJump to last post
22 Jun 2018 10:53 AM
3 Replies and 28143 Views R-18-0006 Petition to Adopt New Rule 42.1, Ariz. R. Sup. Ct.   Started by  State Bar of Arizona Hon. Rebecca W. Berch (ret.), Bar No. 005859 Task Force on Lawyer Ethics, Professionalism, and the Unauthorized Practice of Law 1501 W. Washington St., Ste. 410 Phoenix, AZ 85007 602-340-7236 patricia.seguinstaff.azbar.org Would add Rule 42.1, Rule of the Supreme Court, creating an Attorney Ethics Advisory Committee that can issue lawyer ethics, professionalism, and unauthorized practice of law opinions. ...
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18 Jun 2018 05:08 PM
5 Replies and 28041 Views R-18-0014 Supreme Court Rules 32, 46-49, 53, 55-58 & 60-63   Started by  FAIRWorkgroups Jennifer A. Greene Assistant Counsel Administrative Office of the Courts Bar No. 015760 1501 W. Washington, Suite 414 Phoenix, AZ 85007-3327 Phone: (602) 452-3555 jgreenecourts.az.gov Would clarify the process for appointing and overseeing the functions of Chief Bar Counsel. Filed January 10, 2018 Comments must be submitted on or before May 21, 2018. ORDERED: Petit...
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12 Jun 2018 04:00 PM
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