Utah Administrative Code

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R671. Pardons (Board of), Administration.

Rule R671-103. Attorneys.

As in effect on January 1, 2020

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R671-103-1. Attorneys.

(1) Only attorneys licensed to practice law in the State of Utah may appear and represent an inmate, offender, or petitioner before the Board.

(2) A person may not act as an attorney or represent any inmate, offender, or petitioner before the Board if:

(a) the person has been prohibited from doing so by Board order entered pursuant to the Board's inherent powers or this rule; or

(b) the person is disbarred or suspended from the practice of law in Utah or any other jurisdiction.

(3) An attorney may not represent anyone in connection with a matter in which the attorney participated personally and substantially as a judge or other adjudicative officer or law clerk to such a person, or as an arbitrator, mediator or other third party neutral unless all parties to the matter give informed consent.

(4) An attorney who has formally served as a public officer or employee of the government shall not otherwise represent a client in connection with a matter in which the attorney participated personally and substantially as a public officer or employee, unless the appropriate government agency gives its informed consent, confirmed in writing, to the representation.

R671-103-2. Prohibiting Attorney Appearance and Representation.

(1) The Board may prohibit any attorney from representing any offender before the Board if the Board determines that the attorney:

(a) has violated any federal, state or local law or ordinance;

(b) is disbarred or suspended in Utah or any other jurisdiction;

(c) is not currently licensed by, or is not in good standing with, the Utah State Bar;

(d) has violated any rule or regulation of the Department of Corrections regarding facility integrity or security;

(e) has violated any of the Rules of Professional Responsibility as promulgated by the Utah Supreme Court; or

(f) has violated any of the Board's Administrative Rules.


parole, inmates, attorneys

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

September 29, 2014

Notice of Continuation

September 23, 2019

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law

77-27-5; 77-27-9; 78A-9-103

Additional Information


For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R671, please contact the promulgating agency (Pardons (Board of), Administration). A list of agencies with links to their homepages is available at http://www.utah.gov/government/agencylist.html or from http://www.rules.utah.gov/contact/agencycontacts.htm.