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2 Replies and 685 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 Arizona to provide that a prevailing party in a State Bar disciplinary p...
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by James BelangerJump to last post
18 Aug 2022 07:28 PM
0 Replies and 449 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 confidentiality of mental health records...
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20 Jul 2022 07:34 PM
0 Replies and 243 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 1430 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
4 Replies and 1254 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 written declaration, verification, certificate, statement...
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by Marretta MathesJump to last post
26 May 2022 04:03 PM
2 Replies and 1313 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 2101 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 1576 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 1767 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 1008 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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by Ashleigh HansenJump to last post
29 Apr 2022 07:54 PM
1 Replies and 960 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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by Ashleigh HansenJump to last post
29 Apr 2022 07:53 PM
1 Replies and 779 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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by Ashleigh HansenJump to last post
29 Apr 2022 07:50 PM
1 Replies and 1087 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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by Ashleigh HansenJump to last post
29 Apr 2022 07:48 PM
1 Replies and 916 Views R-22-0001 Petition to Amend Comment to Ethical Rule 7.1, Rule 42, Ariz. R. Sup. Ct.   Started by Patricia A. Sallen submitted by: Patricia A. Sallen Ethics at Law PLLC 3420 N. 42nd Street Phoenix, Arizona 85018 Telephone ( 480) 290-4841 Email: psallenethicsatlaw.com Bar No. 012338 Nancy A. Greenlee Attorney and Counselor at Law 821 East Fern Drive North Phoenix, Arizona 85014 Telephone: (602) 264-8110 Email: nancy...
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by Ashleigh HansenJump to last post
29 Apr 2022 07:42 PM
0 Replies and 538 Views R-22-0025 Supreme Court Rule 36: Procedure Before Character and Fitness   Started by Aaron Nash Filed on behalf of: David K. Byers Administrative Director Administrative Office of the Courts 1501 W. Washington, Suite 411 Phoenix, AZ 85007 (602) 452-3301 Projects2courts.az.gov Would modify Supreme Court Rule 36 to allow the Committee on Character & Fitness to appear at informal inquiries in person or virtually via electronic means. Expedited consideration requested. Filed:...
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18 Apr 2022 09:21 PM
0 Replies and 935 Views R-22-0024 Rule 42, Rules of the Supreme Court of Arizona (Ethical Rules 1.0, 1.2, 1.7, 1.9, 1.10, 1.13, 1.16, 5.1, 5.2 and 8.4)   Started by J. Scott Rhodes J. Scott Rhodes (Bar 016721) Ashley a. Mahoney (Bar 034776) Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C. One East Washington Street, Suite 1900 Phoenix, AZ 85004-2554 (602) 262-5911 srhodesjsslaw.com amahoneyjsslaw.com Filed: March 24, 2022 Would amend various Ethical Rules (set forth in Rule 42 of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Arizona) to, among other things, prescribe the ethical obligations of a government lawyer with res...
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24 Mar 2022 07:02 PM
180 Replies and 31816 Views R-20-0013 Petition to Amend Various Rules of Procedure Related to Creating the Verbatim Record of Judicial Proceedings   Started by mmathes
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David K. Byers, Administrative Director Administrative Office of the Courts 1501 West Washington St. Phoenix AZ 85007 (602) 452-3966 mmathescourts.az.gov W...
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15 Nov 2021 07:03 PM
0 Replies and 1341 Views R-21-0044 PETITION TO AMEND RULE 96 OF THE ARIZONA RULES OF THE SUPREME COURT   Started by Yolanda Fox 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 Filed: November 12, 2021 Would amend Rule 96, Rules of the Supreme Court of Arizona, to authorize a presiding judge to appoint former judges with ten years or more experience as Senior Commissi...
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12 Nov 2021 11:14 AM
32 Replies and 7233 Views R-21-0008 Petition to Amend the Arizona Rules of Supreme Court to Adopt New Rule 24 on Jury Selection   Started by bcrmember
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Jodi Knobel Feuerhelm (013000) Perkins Coie LLP 2901 N. Central Avenue Suite 2000 Phoenix, Arizona 85012-2788 Telephone: 602.351.8015 Facsimile: 602.648.7000 jfeuerhelmperkinscoie.com Co-Chair, Batson Working Group Lawrence S. Matthew (010058) Deputy Public Defender 620 W. Jackson Street, Suite 4015 Phoenix, Arizona, 85003 Telephone: 602.506.7711 Larry.Matthewmari...
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01 Jun 2021 08:11 PM
0 Replies and 1244 Views R-21-0027 Supreme Court Rule 64   Started by J. Greene Filed on behalf of: Hon. William J. O’Neil (ret.) 1501 W. Washington, Suite 102 Phoenix, AZ 85007-3231 officepdjcourts.az.gov (602) 452-3436 Filed: May 27, 2021 Would amend Sup. Ct. Rule 64(f)(1)(B) to provide for reinstatement to the bar by applicants who were not previously suspended or disbarred. Comments due on or before Friday, October 1, ...
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27 May 2021 06:45 PM
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