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Washington OKs Fee Sharing and Joint Ownership Between Lawyers and LLLTs – Robert Ambrogi’s LawSites

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 lawyer and nonlawyer. (The District of Columbia also allows ownership and fee sharing by nonlawyers in limited circumstances.)

via Washington OKs Fee Sharing and Joint Ownership Between Lawyers and LLLTs – Robert Ambrogi’s LawSites.

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