Home Daily News Legal technicians belong in courtrooms Access to Justice By Mary Juetten Posted April 13, 2018, 7:00 am CDT Mary Juetten One of the constant criticisms of the Washington limited license legal technician is that there only around 30 licensed technicians so … [Read more...] about Legal technicians belong in courtrooms
Aba approved paralegal programs
After extended and heated debate Monday, the ABA adopted a resolution that would guide states in their regulation of nontraditional legal services.Resolution 105 (PDF) provides model regulatory objectives for state regulators considering how to regulate nontraditional legal … [Read more...] about ABA House approves model regulatory objectives for nontraditional legal services
Limited license legal technicians in the state of Washington are succeeding at helping clients who can’t afford a lawyer while staying within their limits as practitioners, a new study has found.Conducted by the American Bar Foundation and the National Center for State … [Read more...] about Despite kinks in program, nonlawyers successfully providing some legal services in Washington state
For Andrea, a past decision to ensure her future in law has left her in a stressed and distressful present. Concerned over how it might affect her job prospects, she would not allow use of her real name. And there is reason for concern: She’s been laid off twice since her … [Read more...] about The Law School Bubble: How Long Will It Last if Law Grads Can’t Pay Bills?
Cummings' story could be that of any number of new lawyers looking forward to finishing law school and taking the first fledgling steps of their careers. But Cummings is not attending law school—at least not as lawyers know it—and she has no plans to become a … [Read more...] about Washington state moves around UPL, using legal technicians to help close the justice gap