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Posts from the ‘Limited License Legal Technician’ Category

19
Aug

Washington Supreme Court Adopts the ABA RPC 20/20 Amendments

Washington Supreme Court Temple of Justice
New rules amending many RPCs are effective Sept. 1. On June 2, the Washington Supreme Court entered the order adopting the new rules.

Washington Supreme Court Temple of JusticeNew rules amending many of the Rules of Professional Conduct (RPC) become effective Sept. 1, 2016. On June 2, 2016, the Washington Supreme Court entered the order adopting the new rules. See Order No. 25700-A-1146.

In 2013, the Supreme Court asked the WSBA to evaluate recent amendments to the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct consider the amendments for possible adoption. Washington’s new rules follow recommendations by the WSBA Committee on Professional Ethics  to the Board of Governors after its review of the ABA Ethics 20/20 amendments. These changes work with recently adopted changes to Washington’s RPC’s for Limited License Legal Technicians. Read more »

18
Sep

Why I Decided to Become a Limited License Legal Technician

A legal technician consulting clients.
Michelle Cummings recounts her journey from working as a paralegal to becoming the first legal technician in the state — and the country.

A legal technician consulting clients.Michelle Cummings recounts her journey from working as a paralegal to becoming the first legal technician in the state — and the country. Read more »