“Lawyers have a license to practice law, a monopoly on certain services. But for that privilege and status, lawyers have an obligation to provide legal services to those without the wherewithal to pay, to respond to needs outside themselves, to help repair tears in their communities.”
Part of Gonzaga law’s mission is to educate students to serve the public good, which is one reason its future lawyers must complete at least 30 hours of public service. Here’s what they’re doing with that time.
Mark Fucile explains the Supreme Court’s analysis of RPC 3.7. RPC 3.7(a), which generally prohibits a lawyer from acting “as advocate at a trial in which the lawyer is likely to be a necessary witness.”
I wanted to be a translator; and more specifically, a legal translator. I realized that by offering legal translation services and allowing people to use them, I could both further my own goals and help others.