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 Rule 1.13 is repealed because it governs when an LPP represents an organization as a client and an LPP may not represent an organization as a client.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