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Board of Governors Meeting
550 W. 7th Avenue, Suite 1900
Anchorage, AK 99501
August 22, 2002

Thursday, August 22, 2002

9:00 a.m.
Roll Call and President's Remarks

9:05 a.m.
Report on Office Space

9:15 a.m.
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)

10:30 a.m.
Request to Fund Meeting of Pro Bono Providers

10:45 a.m.
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

11:00 a.m.
Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee: Report of Board Subcommittee

11:30 a.m.
Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection Committee: 1992L002, Report of LFCP Committee

11:45 a.m.
CLE & Convention Report

12:00 p.m.
Working Lunch

1:15 p.m.
Stipulation: In the Disciplinary Matter Involving ABA File No.2000D025, 2002D024, 2002D104, 2002D105 and 2002D106

2:15 p.m.
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).

3:15 p.m.
Discipline and Fee Arbitration Report
A. Statistics: 3rd Quarter 2002 Update
B. Summaries
C. Request for payment of Trustee Counsel billing: In the Trustee Counsel Matter Involving Clifford H. Smith.

3:30 p.m.
Public Comment

3:45 p.m.
Request for Funding for State and Federal Court Historical Society Annual Meeting

4:00 p.m.
Consent Items
A. Financial information
B. Appoint ALSC Board representative and alternate

4:15 p.m.

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