Board of Governors Meeting
550 W. 7th Avenue, Suite 1900
Anchorage, AK 99501
August 22, 2002
Thursday, August 22, 2002
Roll Call and President's Remarks
Report on Office Space
A. Reciprocity applicants
B. Rule 43.1 (Military) waiver
C. Bar Rule 4(5) regarding MBE/MPRE review and Bar Rule 5(1)(a)(2) adding scaled score to rule
D. ExamSoft: use of computers for bar exam (Adam Wasserman)
Request to Fund Meeting of Pro Bono Providers
Bylaw Article III, Section 1(a): Proposed amendment to allow active bar members who practice law solely on a volunteer basis for indigent people to do so for reduced or no fee
Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee: Report of Board Subcommittee
Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection Committee: 1992L002, Report of LFCP Committee
CLE & Convention Report
Stipulation: In the Disciplinary Matter Involving ABA File No.2000D025, 2002D024, 2002D104, 2002D105 and 2002D106
A. Status of Proposed Rules Chart
B. Alaska Rule of Professional Conduct 6.1: Proposed amendment encouraging 50 hours or more of pro bono service a year and conforming rule to latest American Bar Association Model Rule. Published July/August 2002 Bar Rag (final consideration).
C. Bar Rule 22: Intake Procedure Revised draft (first consideration).
D. Bar Rules 34(c)(4) & 38(c)(4): Housekeeping amendments to conform Rule 34 to statute of limitations in AS 09.10.053 and to correct citation in Rule 38 to Rule 37. Published May/June 2002 Bar Rag (final consideration).
E. Article V, Section 6, Election Results and Run-off Procedures. Amendment changing standard from ballots cast to votes cast in determining whether a runoff election shall be held. Published May/June 2002 Bar Rag (final consideration).
Discipline and Fee Arbitration Report
A. Statistics: 3rd Quarter 2002 Update
C. Request for payment of Trustee Counsel billing: In the Trustee Counsel Matter Involving Clifford H. Smith.
Request for Funding for State and Federal Court Historical Society Annual Meeting
A. Financial information
B. Appoint ALSC Board representative and alternate