Utah State Bar is committed to providing an inclusive and accessible experience to everyone, including those with disabilities.
It is Utah State Bar’s policy to ensure that persons with disabilities have full and equal opportunity to access and benefit from the goods, services, privileges, advantages, and accommodations offered by Utah State Bar through utahbar.org.
To ensure meaningful access and provide effective communication to persons with disabilities, Utah State Bar has undertaken the following measures:
Utah State Bar provides this policy statement and notice, prominently and directly linked from the www.utahbar.org homepage, soliciting feedback from visitors to www.utahbar.org on how accessibility can be improved.
We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of Utah State Bar. Please let us know if you encounter any barriers to access:
Utah State Bar has adopted and shall make every reasonable effort for www.utahbar.org to conform to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
(“WCAG”) 2.1 Level AA to improve accessibility and user experience. WCAG is
published by the World Wide Web Consortium (“W3C”), Web Accessibility Initiative (“WAI”), available at www.w3.org/TR/WCAG/.
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines are technical standards to improve digital accessibility.
To create an optimal experience across a variety of browser, device, and assistive technology combinations, www.utahbar.org relies upon the following languages and specifications:
Note that different technology combinations may interpret code in unique ways and render experiences that are specific to those combinations.
Www.utahbar.org is designed to be compatible with assistive technologies and the last two versions of major browsers including Chrome, FireFox, and Safari.
Assistive technologies include NVDA, JAWS, VoiceOver, and TalkBack screen readers.
www.utahbar.org may not display optimally in Internet Explorer 10 or older browsers.
Text to Speech option available on this website. Simply highlight any text. A blue speaker icon will appear. Press and listen to hear the text being spoken.
Utah State Bar has designated a Web Accessibility Coordinator who is knowledgeable on web accessibility, and responsible for carrying out this policy.
Utah State Bar makes available and annually distributes this policy statement to all personnel that design, develop, maintain, manage, or otherwise have responsibility for the content and format of www.utahbar.org (“Web Content Personnel”).
Utah State Bar requires employees and contractors to comply with this policy. Failure to comply may result in disciplinary action.
Utah State Bar provides annual training on web accessibility to Web Content Personnel, and considers the degree and effectiveness with which personnel took accessibility considerations into account in the performance of their duties when reviewing their performance.
Through Utah State Bar’s proactive efforts and genuine commitment to accessibility and following best practices set forth by relevant laws and governing bodies, Utah State Bar believes it not only meets but exceeds the digital accessibility requirements imposed by Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as well as other applicable anti-discrimination laws.