Alaska Bar Association
Board of Governors Meeting
October 27, 2006
550 W. 7th Avenue, Suite 1900
Anchorage, AK 99501
Roll Call & President's Remarks
- July 2006 Bar Exam results
- Reciprocity applicants
- Rule 43 Waiver
- Bar Exam sites
- LRE grant subcommittee request for 2007 funds
Ethics Opinion 2006-4: Use of Information Relating to Prior Judicial Service by Lawyers Who Campaign for Elected Office.
- Status of Proposed Rules Chart
- Alaska Bar Rule 33.3: Proposed addition defining the practice of law for the civil injunctive purposes of Alaska Statutes 08.08.210 patterned after unauthorized practice of law rule adopted by the Washington Supreme Court. Published Jan/Mar 2005 Bar Rag. (tabled at May 2005 meeting) (subcommittee appointed September 2005)(subcommittee meeting to be held before January 2007 meeting).
- Alaska Bar Rule 15.1: Proposed addition to require lawyers to have their trust accounts only at institutions that agree to provide trust account overdraft notices to bar counsel. (tabled at April 2006 meeting) (further consideration).
- Alaska Bar Rule 39(a): Housekeeping amendment correcting Bar Association address. Published Jul/Sep 2006 Bar Rag. (final consideration).
- Alaska Bar Rule 40(u): Amendment correcting citations to Uniform Arbitration Act. Published Jul/Sep 2006 Bar Rag. (final consideration).
- Alaska Bar Rule 3, Sec. 6: Amendment changing reapplication deadline for July bar exam to June 15. Published Jul/Sep 2006 Bar Rag. (final consideration).
- ABA Bylaws, Article VIII, Sec 3: Amendment changing reference from "Robert's Rules of Order, Revised" to "Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised." Published Jul/Sep 2006 Bar Rag (final consideration).
Discipline and Fee Arbitration Report
- Statistics: 3rd Quarter 2006 and 4th Quarter Update
- Disciplinary Cases in Progress
- Update: Alaska Right to Life v. Feldman, et al.
- Update: DeNardo v. Morse, et al.
- Update: DeNardo v. Maassen, et al.
- Update: Michael Stepovich suspension
Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection Committee
- ABA File No. 2006L003, Request for Reconsideration
- ABA File No. 2006L018, Committee Report
- ABA File No. 2006L017, Appeal of Committee Rejection of Application, Bar Rule 57.
CLE & Convention Report
- Report from CLE Committee Meeting
- Convention Update
Pro Bono Report
Information & Consent
- Approval of September 2006 minutes
- Database Update
Executive Director & Bar Counsel Evaluation Report