Utah State Bar - Character Reference Form
The Applicant named below has applied for admission to the Utah State Bar. Please complete this Character
Reference Form. The information contained in the completed form is confidential and should not be disclosed to
the Applicant. Once completed, the form should be sealed in an envelope. The back of the envelope should
be signed across the sealed portion of the envelope and returned to the Applicant. Envelopes that appear to
have been tampered with will not be accepted.
Your Address: __________________________________________________________________________
Your Contact Information (Telephone number or Email): _________________________________________
Nature of acquaintance/relationship: ________________________________________________________
How long have you known the Applicant? ___________________________________________________
Please answer the following questions based on your personal knowledge:
Do you feel that you know the Applicant well enough to make an accurate appraisal of
the Applicant’s character and fitness to be admitted to practice law? If no, do not
complete the form. Please sign this form and return the form to the Applicant.
Are you an attorney?
Are you a client or former client of legal services performed by the Applicant?
Are you a current or former employer or supervisor of the Applicant?
Are you related to the Applicant in any way? If yes, please describe the relationship
Are you or were you a law school classmate in the same graduating class of the
Do you represent the Applicant in any capacity? If yes, please describe the
Are you employed by the Applicant in any capacity? If yes, please describe your
To your knowledge has the Applicant ever been convicted of a crime?
10. To your knowledge has the Applicant ever engaged in any conduct involving the following?
Dishonesty, fraud, deceit, or misrepresentations
Making a false or misleading statement, including omissions