Of the nine candidates in Washington state who took the licensing exam to become the nation’s first-ever limited license legal technicians (LLLTs), seven passed and will now have their names submitted to the Supreme Court of Washington for the court to issue an order granting their admission to practice.

This historic program seeks to help

The Supreme Court of Washington has approved revisions to the Rules of Professional Conduct governing lawyers in that state that allow lawyers and limited license legal technicians to form partnerships and share fees. To my knowledge, this makes Washington the first state to allow fee sharing and joint ownership of a law practice between a

Michelle Cummings is on track to be one of Washington’s first LLLTs.

In March, Washington state’s first class of limited license legal technicians will sit for a licensing exam. Those who pass will be licensed by the state to provide legal advice and assistance to clients in domestic relations without the

The ABA Journal has added new features to its Web site and also has moved into the social networking sphere. New features announced this week are:

  • Blawg search. The magazine has partnered with Justia.com to create a search engine covering all of the 1,800-plus blogs listed in its directory. Access it by using the search

For an article I am writing, I am looking to hear from legal professionals about their experiences with LinkedIn. In particular, I would love to hear from anyone whose participation in LinkedIn brought them new business or opened doors to other beneficial opportunities. I also want to hear from any longtime users of LinkedIn