The Final Proposed ACJA 7-210document was posted October 6, 2020 (see "Proposed ACJA 7-210 Final for AJC 10.06.20" below). This version reflects changes that were made based on comments to this forum and input from the State Bar of Arizona and the Clerk of the Supreme Court. This is the version that will be presented to the Arizona Judicial Council (AJC) on October 22, 2020, for consideration for adoption, effective January 1, 2021 and to align with the effective date of related rule changes that were adopted by the Supreme Court in its August Order for Rule Petition R-20-0034.
The Third Amended Draft 7-210 was filed on SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 to align proposed draft 7-210 with the Supreme Court's Order in R-20-0034 and also reflects input from various commenters here and in the Supreme Court Rules Forum. COMMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED THROUGH OCTIBER 5, 2020.
This proposal was modified on JUNE 22, 2020 to align proposed draft 7-210 with the Final Amended Petition filed in R-20-0034. The Second Amended Draft 7-210 filed this date reflects changes made not only to align with R-20-0034 but also reflects input from various commenters here and in the Supreme Court Rules Forum.
This proposal was amended April 28, 2020. See Amended Draft ACJA 7-210_ver 04.27.20 attached below.
This is a draft proposal that creates a new ACJA section intended to set forth the licensing requirements for Limited License Legal Practitioners (LLLPs) and result in the effective administration of the LLLP program. This section includes roles and responsibilities, code of conduct, and areas and scope of practice for LLLPs.
This proposal should be read in conjunction with Rule Petition R-20-0034: https://www.azcourts.gov/Rules-Forum/aff/123
located on the Supreme Court Rules Forum web page. That Rule Petition includes proposed amendments related to affiliate membership to the State Bar, complaints, investigation, disciplinary proceedings, and CLE requirements for LLLPs.
The original draft proposal was revised March 12.
Comment Deadline: Initial Comment deadline is March 30, 2020, with an amended proposal, if any, to be filed by the AOC by April 27, and a final comment period concluding on May 26, 2020.
For more information, contact Suzanne Porter, [email protected]