Category: URGLPP1.013

Rules Governing the State Bar, Rules Governing Licensed Paralegal Practitioners, and Licensed Paralegal Practitioners Rules of Professional Conduct – Effective May 1, 2019

Rules Governing the State Bar

USB14-0802. Authorization to practice law. The amendments to Rule 14-802 clarify that the forms an LPP may use are forms approved by the Judicial Council.

Rules Governing Licensed Paralegal Practitioners

URGLPP15-0510. Prosecution and appeals. The amendment to Rule 15-510 changes a cross reference to Standing Order No.7 to a cross reference to Rule 14-303.

Licensed Paralegal Practitioners Rules of Professional Conduct

LPP1.013. Organization as a client. Rule 1.13 is repealed because it governs when an LPP represents an organization as a client and an LPP may not represent an organization as a client.

LPP5.04. Professional independence of a licensed paralegal practitioner.

LPP6.01. Voluntary pro bono legal service.

The amendments to Rules 5.4 and 6.1 remove language that refers to an LPP representing an organization as a client. An LPP may not represent an organization as a client.

Supreme Court Order for USB14-0802

Supreme Court Order for URGLPP15-0510

Supreme Court Order for LPP’s 1.013, 5.04, and 6.01



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Rules Governing Licensed Paralegal Practitioner – Effective November 1, 2018

Client-LPP Relationship

URGLPP1.00. Terminology.

URGLPP1.01. Competence.

URGLPP1.02. Scope of representation and allocation of authority between client and licensed paralegal practitioner and notice to be displayed.

URGLPP1.03. Diligence.

URGLPP1.04. Communication.

URGLPP1.05. Requirements for written contract and fees.

URGLPP1.06. Confidentiality of information.

URGLPP1.07. Conflict of interest: current clients.

URGLPP1.08. Conflict of interest: current clients: specific rules.

URGLPP1.09. Duties to former clients.

URGLPP1.010. Imputation of conflicts of interest: general rule.

URGLPP1.011. Special conflicts of interest for former and current government employees.

URGLPP1.012. Arbitrator, mediator or other third-party neutral.

URGLPP1.013. Organization as a client.

URGLPP1.014. Client with diminished capacity.

URGLPP1.015. Safekeeping property.

URGLPP1.016. Declining or terminating representation.

URGLPP1.017. Sale of licensed paralegal practice.

URGLPP1.018. Duties to prospective client.

Supreme Court Order

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