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Access to Legal Services

This webpage provides answers and materials related to recommendations made by the Arizona Supreme Court’s Task Force on the Delivery of Legal Services. In addition to Arizona’s work in this area, improving access to legal services is a national concern. See the statement from the Conference of Chief Justices and the resolution from the American Bar Association and listen to the Legal Karma Podcast "How Arizona is Pioneering A Path For Access to Justice" with Vice Chief Justice Ann Timmer.

For the Alternative Business Structures program, click here.


For the Legal Paraprofessional Program, click here.

By unanimous vote, the Arizona Supreme Court adopted far-reaching changes to the regulation of the practice of law on August 27, 2020. Changes to the Arizona Code of Judicial Administration were adopted by the Arizona Judicial Council on October 22, 2020. See the links to “Rule Changes” and “ACJA Changes” below.
Read the Task Force’s final Report and Recommendations

Learn more >
Final Order R-20-0034 (Alternative Business Structures and Legal Paraprofessionals) >

Order Amending R-20-0034 >

R-20-0030 (Lawyer advertising, referrals, other) >

The Arizona Code of Judicial Administration (ACJA) is a compilation of policies and procedures the Arizona Supreme Court approves for the administration of all Arizona courts.

ACJA 7-209 Alternative Business Structures >

ACJA 7-210 Legal Paraprofessional >