“The American access to justice crisis demands bold and immediate action. Through the Innovation Office and the Sandbox, our Supreme Court seeks to unleash the transformative power of innovation and capital into the legal services market for the benefit of all Utahns.”

Chief Justice Matthew B. Durrant, Utah Supreme Court

The Office of Legal Services Innovation

The Office of Legal Services Innovation, a division of the Utah Supreme Court, is authorized to oversee the Utah legal Sandbox for new and innovative legal business models and services.  The Office accepts and reviews applicants to the Sandbox and makes recommendations to the Supreme Court as to those applicants to be approved to offer legal services within the Sandbox.

Apply for the Sandbox

As of February 21, 2023, due to a substantial backlog of pending applications, the Supreme Court has ordered the Office to temporarily stop accepting new applications.

Information for Applicants

Innovation Office Manual

Read the August 2019 report “Narrowing the Access-to-Justice Gap by Reimagining Regulation”

The August 2019 report from the Utah Working Group on Regulatory Reform describes the mission and road maps and details proposals that will guides the Innovation Office’s work.