Ethics Counsel 10-UTD-22 OPEN DATE: March 24th, 2023 CLOSE DATE: This position will remain open until filled.
The Utah State Bar is a not-for-profit organization that regulates the lawyers in the state of Utah and provides programming and events to assist lawyers in building their practices. The Bar serves the public by offering programs and services to ensure individuals have access to lawyers and the legal system. The Bar also organizes and promotes law-related events and news in the state.
The Utah State Bar is seeking a Full-time Ethics Counsel to manage the Bar’s Ethics Hotline. The Bar’s Ethics Counsel serves in the Office of General Counsel and 1) provides informal ethics advice to licensed Utah lawyers and Licensed Paralegal Practitioners (LPPs), 2) staffs the Utah State Bar’s Ethics Advisory Opinion Committee (EAOC), and 3) serves as a staff liaison to the Supreme Court’s Rules of Professional Conduct Committee. The Ethics Counsel also provides regular education and guidance on ethical issues affecting Utah lawyers and LPPs. Excellent public speaking, writing, and interpersonal skills are essential to this job.
Law degree from an ABA-accredited law school and attorney licensure.
Excellent public speaking, writing, and interpersonal skills.
Knowledge of the Utah Rules of Professional Conduct for lawyers and LPPs.
Knowledge of the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct.
Familiarity with the Ethics Advisory Opinion Committee procedures and opinions.
Ability to travel for related conferences and CLEs.
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information and to interact with a broad cross section of individuals.
SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary Range is $70,000 to $80,000 depending upon skills and experience. Excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vacation, sick leave and a 401(k). Remote and flexible work arrangements are available.
The Utah State Bar is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Please submit a resume and cover letter to Christy Abad at firstname.lastname@example.org by April 4, 2023. This position will remain open until filled.