Rule 14-712. Qualifications for admission based on UBE.

(a) UBE score transferability. An Applicant who has taken and completed the UBE in a single administration in a jurisdiction other than Utah may transfer the UBE score and file an application at any time provided:

(a)(1) the Applicant has not been denied by any jurisdiction on character and fitness grounds;

(a)(2) the UBE score is 270 or above; and

(a)(3) the Bar receives the Applicantís UBE score no later than nine months after the filing of the application. To transfer a UBE score, an Applicant must send a written transfer request, along with the prescribed fee, to the NCBE

(b) Time limitations on transferability. The transferability of the UBE score will be subject to the following time limitations:

(b)(1) the UBE score is transferable for all Applicants only if the UBE was administered within three prior examinations of the date the application is filed;

(b)(2) the UBE may be transferable for up to five years if the Attorney Applicant can prove by clear and convincing evidence that she or he has been Actively and lawfully engaged in the Full-time Practice of Law as defined in Rule 14-701(b), (t) and (ee) in one or more jurisdictions since the administration of the UBE in which the passing score was earned.

(c) Utah legal education requirement. Applicants who gain admission by transferring a UBE score and who have less than two years of legal practice must complete the New Lawyer Training Program as outlined in Rule 14-808.

(c)(1) Those Applicants who gain admission by transferring a UBE score that have two or more years of legal practice shall complete and certify no later than six months following the Applicantís admission that she or he has attended at least 15 hours of continuing legal education on Utah practice and procedure and ethics and civility requirements.

(c)(2) The Board may by regulation specify the number of the required 15 hours that must be in particular areas of practice, procedure, ethics and civility. Included in this mandatory 15 hours is attendance at the Barís OPC ethics school.