2022 UCLI Certification Program Criteria

By enrolling in UCLI’s 2022 Certification Program, an organization commits to doing each of the following by December 31, 2022*:

  1. Update or maintain a UCLI Representative from your organization’s leadership as primary UCLI contact.
  2. Have your organization participate in an annual CLE Training (to take place in the third or fourth quarter 2022).
  3. Sponsor UCLI or a UCLI Event, or host/volunteer at a UCLI related event or program (sample events/programs here).
  4. Complete the annual UCLI Survey to assist UCLI in tracking the progress of Utah’s legal profession on DEI issues (confidential reporting permitted).
  5. Move forward with an internal DEI assessment for your specific organization. Your organization can decide the best way to conduct the assessment (e.g., internal survey, audit, committee review, etc.).
  • a) If an internal DEI assessment was not completed in 2021: Complete an internal assessment to determine how to improve DEI within your organization (sample questions/categories found here); or
  •  b) If an internal DEI assessment was completed in 2021: Set and complete an internal goal arising from the assessment findings, designed to help improve DEI within your organization.
* Completion of these criteria does not guarantee the realization of results or benefits by the organization. The criteria may evolve each year to match the community’s needs. UCLI will work with legal representatives statewide to continuously develop the program. Any changes to the criteria will be announced in the fall before the enrollment deadline for the following year. The participant must be enrolled in the UCLI Certification Program at the time it displays a UCLI Certification Logo in any media/materials.

Terms and Conditions of the UCLI 2022 Certification Program

1. To earn the Certification, the organization must complete each of the criteria listed above.

2. The organization may use the UCLI 2022 Certification logo on its electronic or paper media throughout the year 2023. Any reference to the organization being certified must specifically state it is for the year 2022, or specifically the terms: “UCLI 2022 Certification.”

3. Upon completion of all terms in sections 1 and 2 the organization shall certify in writing that it has complied with each of those terms. Organizations can send such notifications to or .

4. If there is a breach of any of these terms, the organization may be notified and required to stop using the “UCLI 2022 Certification” logo and remove all references to the UCLI 2022 Certification on all media within 15 days.

5. Criteria may evolve each year to match the community’s needs. UCLI will work with legal representatives statewide to continuously develop the program. Any changes to the criteria will be announced before the enrollment deadline for the following year.

6. The organization permits UCLI to advertise the organization’s enrollment, progress and certification on any media.

We strongly encourage the enrollees to add a link to UCLI’s website www.utahcli.org/certification which explains the Certification Program, the process, and the terms. We expect students, attorneys and the business community to consider the Certification as an important demonstration of the organization’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. To that end, we also encourage enrollees to inform UCLI at of completion of each of the requirements in Section 1 so that UCLI may advertise the organization’s actions to the community. The organization’s Representative and marketing team may freely contact UCLI at .