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1 Replies and 32438 Views R-17-0048 Admission on Motion- Rule 34 f(4) A.R.S. Supreme Court Rules   Started by Deleted User Name: Kenneth C Smith Address: 2728 E Minton Street, Mesa, AZ 85213 Phone: 480-567-6663 Fax: 480-304-9299 Email: kcalsmithgmail.com New Mexico Bar 149157 This amendment would delete Supreme Court Rule 34(f)(4), which makes a person ineligible for bar admission on motion if the person failed to achieve an Arizona scaled score on the uniform bar examination within five years of the dat...
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by Deleted UserJump to last post
20 Mar 2018 08:15 PM
1 Replies and 34257 Views R-17-0031 Supreme Court Rules 31, 38 and 39 with Request for Late Filing   Started by Jennifer Greene Hons. Ryan Andrews, Chair and Randall Howe, Vice Chair Arizona State, Tribal, and Federal Court Forum c/o AOC Legal Services 1501 W. Washington, Suite 414 (602) 452-3325 DWitheycourts.az.gov Filed February 23, 2017 Would allow tribal governments from other states seeking to exercise their rights under ICWA in Arizona child custody proceedings to avoid some pro hac vice appearance requirements; to obtain special ad...
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by Jennifer GreeneJump to last post
01 Mar 2018 10:09 AM
0 Replies and 9300 Views R-17-0055 Petition to Amend Rules 47, 48 and 58, Rules of the Arizona Supreme Court   Started by Allyson Flanagan Hon. William J. O'Neil Presiding Disciplinary Judge 1501 W. Washington St., Ste. 102 Phoenix, AZ 85007 (602) 452-3436 PDJcourts.az.gov This petition would revise Supreme Court Rule 48(b) to correct cross-references to Rules of Civil Procedure 8, 16, and 26. Filed December 1, 2017 Comments must be submitted on or before May 21, 2018. IT IS ORDERED canceling the comment period as moot. Court staff is to post this Order...
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11 Jan 2018 10:00 AM
0 Replies and 7014 Views R-18-0016 Petition to Amend Rule 45, Ariz. R. Sup. Ct.   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 602-340-7236 patricia.seguinstaff.azbar.org Would amend Rule 45, Ariz. R. Sup. Ct., to eliminate outdated provisions and to allow future changes in delinquency fees without further rule amendment. Filed January 10, 2018 Comments must be submitted on or before May 21, 2018. ORDERED: Petition to Amen...
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0 Replies and 9048 Views R-18-0015 Petition to Amend Rule 32(c)7, Ariz. R. Sup. Ct.   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 602-340-7236 patricia.seguinstaff.azbar.org Would authorize the executive director of the state bar to waive the dues of a member for personal hardship, subject to board of governors review of denial. Filed January 10, 2018 Comments must be submitted on or before May 21, 2018. ORDERED: Petition to ...
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0 Replies and 8528 Views R-17-0052 Petition to Amend Rules 47, 48 and 58, Rules of the Arizona Supreme Court (Request for Expedited Adoption)   Started by Allyson Flanagan Hon. William J. O'Neil Presiding Disciplinary Judge 1501 W. Washington St., Ste. 102 Phoenix, AZ 85007 (602) 452-3436 officepdjcourts.az.gov Filed October 31, 2017 Would amend Rules 47, 48, and 58 of the Rules of the Arizona Supreme Court to correct capitalization and cross-references, to add a notice requirement for production of documents, and to change the time for initial discovery requests in attorney d...
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03 Nov 2017 10:10 AM
0 Replies and 8691 Views R-17-0053 Petition to amend Ariz. Sup. Ct. R. 37(d)(1)   Started by KDE Kenneth David Eckhauser 12452 N. 145th Way Scottsdale, AZ, 85259 (773)299-0388 Bar Number: 69903 (Missouri) keneckhausergmail.com Pursuant to Arizona Supreme Court Rule 35(c)(3) an applicant seeking to sit for the Arizona Bar Exam a fourth time must submit a written request to the Arizona Committee on Examinations to obtain their approval. Arizona Supreme Court Rule 37(d) governs the Refu...
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2 Replies and 19374 Views R-17-0011 Petition to Amend Rule 38, Ariz. R. Sup. Ct.   Started by bcrmember Lisa M. Panahi, Bar No. 023421 Acting General Counsel State Bar of Arizona 4201 N. 24th St., Suite 100 Phoenix, AZ 85016 602-340-7236 patricia.seguinstaff.azbar.org Would correct minor errors and clarify some ambiguities relating to in-house counsel registration with the State Bar. FILED 01/05/2017 Comments due May 22, 2017. ORDERED: Petition to Amend Rule 38, Arizona Rules of Supreme Court=ADOP...
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30 Jun 2017 04:18 PM
18 Replies and 16560 Views R-16-0042 Rule 34(b)(1)(D) and (f)(1)(B) Rules of the Supreme Court   Started by Linda Koschney R-16-0042 Rule 34(b)(1)(D) and (f)(1)(B) Would allow graduates with a Juris Doctor from an online law school approved by a federally recognized regional accreditor to apply to be admitted to practice law in Arizona. Concord Law School at Kaplan University Martin Pritikin (California SBN 210845) Dean and Vice President 10100 Santa Monica Blvd. Suite 365 Los Angeles, CA 90067 Ph: (323) 533-0002 ...
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28 Jun 2017 02:15 PM
8 Replies and 15872 Views R-17-0022 Petition to Amend Rules 32(c) and (d), Rules of the Supreme Court   Started by Gregory Falls Gregory W. Falls Sherman & Howard 201 East Washington Street, Suite 800 Phoenix, Arizona 85004 (602) 240-3000 Fax: (602) 240-6600 gfallsshermanhoward.com 011206 Would amend Rules 32(c) and (d), Rules of the Supreme Court, to maintain the current mandatory membership requirement for all lawyers but (1) eliminate mandatory membership dues for non-regulatory functions and (2) allow voluntary contributions for all non...
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21 Jun 2017 11:12 AM
0 Replies and 11549 Views R-17-0043 PETITION FOR EXPEDITED ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER PER RULE 28 (G) RE: SUPREME COURT RULE 123 PUBLIC ACCESS TO THE JUDICIAL RECORDS OF THE STATE OF ARIZONA   Started by Deleted User Patricia L. Cummins 14715 S. Camino Tierra Del Rio Sahuarita, Arizona 85629 520.730.5650 patriciapeachesaol.com Rule amendment would require under Rule of the Supreme Court 123(g) that court clerks afford equal remote electronic access to court records to both counsel and self-representing litigants, including in Family Law cases. Petitioner requests an emergency expedited amendment of Supreme Court Rule 123 which ha...
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19 Jun 2017 09:53 PM
4 Replies and 13226 Views R-16-0047 Rule 38, Rules of the Supreme Court   Started by Wm. E Morris Institute for Justice Ellen Sue Katz William E. Morris Institute for Justice 3707 North Seventh Street, Suite 220 Phoenix, AZ 85014 (602) 252-3432 eskatzqwestoffice.net AZ Bar. No. 012214 Would amend Rule 38, Rules of the Supreme Court, to simplify the requirements for registered in-house counsel to provide volunteer legal services through an approved legal services organization. ...
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22 May 2017 04:29 PM
3 Replies and 12262 Views R-17-0005 Petition to Amend Rule 50(b), Rules of the Supreme Court   Started by ceMember Mark D. Wilson, Director Certification and Licensing Division Administrative Office of the Courts 1501 W. Washington, Suite 104 Phoenix, Arizona 85007 602-452-3362 mawilsoncourts.az.gov Would amend Rule 50(b), Rules of the Supreme Court, to remove the two (2) consecutive three-year limitation on the appointment of members to the Attorney Discipline Probable Cause Committee. The Certification and Licensing Di...
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19 May 2017 11:02 AM
1 Replies and 11718 Views R-17-0008 Petition to Amend Rule 39, Ariz. R. Sup. Ct.   Started by bcrmember Lisa M. Panahi, Bar No. 023421 Acting General Counsel State Bar of Arizona 4201 N. 24th St., Suite 100 Phoenix, AZ 85016 602-340-7236 patricia.seguinstaff.azbar.org Would amend Rule 39, Rules of the Supreme Court, to allow the State Bar to establish procedures for attorneys who are not members of the State Bar of Arizona to electronically file with the State Bar applications for fees for pro hac vice admission. FI...
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17 May 2017 03:49 PM
0 Replies and 11680 Views R-17-0029 Expedited Relief SC Rule 123 Equal Access to Justice   Started by Martin Lynch SC Rule 28 (G) Petition for Expedited Relief SC Rule 123 is UnConstitutional The Civil Rights of 997,554 people of Pima County are now being denied per the Equal Protection clause of the 14th Amendment. Everyone must be granted equal access to justice. Under Article 6 Sect 3 of the AZ Constitution the Chief Justice has the authority to sign an Administrative Order to correct these violations today, and is compelled by the US Constitution ...
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31 Jan 2017 03:28 PM
0 Replies and 11732 Views R-17-0012 Rule 94, Rules of the Arizona Supreme Court   Started by Deleted User Hon. Juan Pablo Guzman, President Arizona Association of Superior Court Clerks P.O. Box 1265 Nogales, AZ 85628 520-375-8133 nashacosc.maricopa.gov Would amend Rule 94, Rules of the Supreme Court, pertaining to the duties and requirements of the Clerks of the Superior Court to modernize the rule with current practice, to clarify and improve the processing of subpoenas, and to clarify that the docket is the list of documents filed into ...
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04 Jan 2017 08:59 AM
0 Replies and 11818 Views R-16-0045 Rule 42, ER 6.4, Rules of the Supreme Court   Started by Martin Lynch Would amend ER 6.4 to require lawyers who represent themselves to be subject to the same ethical standards regarding conflicts of interest as their clients. R-16-00 December 11, 2016 Petition for Rule 28(G) Expedited Amendment of Supreme Court Rule 42. In Rule Change Forum R-16-0037 for ARFLP Rule 72 Special Masters, Attorneys Annette Burns and Barry Brody led a group of some 100 attorneys filing in opposition to prohibiting ...
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11 Dec 2016 10:23 PM
6 Replies and 18091 Views R-16-0029 Rules 31, Rules of the Supreme Court (Oath and Creed)   Started by State Bar of Arizona R-16-0029 Petition to Amend the Oath of Admission to the Bar & Lawyer's Creed of Professionalism Would harmonize the Oath with the Arizona Loyalty Oath of Office and Rule 32(c)(3), Rules of the Supreme Court, and would emphasize additional areas in the Creed based on practical experience since the Creed was originally adopted Petitioner: John A. Furlong, Bar No. 018356 General Counsel, State Bar of A...
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by Martin LynchJump to last post
10 Nov 2016 04:01 PM
1 Replies and 15989 Views R-16-0023 Rules 48(e), 58(d), 63(b), 64(f)(1) and 65, Rules of the Supreme Court   Started by Linda Koschney R-16-0023 Petition to Amend Rules 48(e), 58(d), 63(b), 64(f)(1) and 65, Rules of the Supreme Court Would expedite the discipline process, clarify the disability process, and change the reinstatement process from recommendations by a hearing panel to decisions subject to appeal Petitioner: Hon. Lawrence F. Winthrop Chair, Arizona Supreme Court Attorney Regulation Advisory Commi...
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by Linda KoschneyJump to last post
09 Aug 2016 01:59 PM
1 Replies and 13338 Views R-16-0015 Rule 36(e)(2), Arizona Rules of the Supreme Court   Started by Carol Mitchell R-16-0015 Petition to amend Rule 36, Rules of the Supreme Court Would permit an informal inquiry panel member to participate in a hearing regarding an applicant's qualifications for admission to the practice of law either in person or by telephone Petitioner: Carol Mitchell, Certification and Licensing Division Administrative Office of the Courts 1501 W. Washington, Suite 104 Phoenix, Arizona 85007 ...
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12 Jul 2016 03:36 PM
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