Deregulation of the Legal Profession is Coming

There are de-regulatory actions and movements in some states to enable innovative legal service models that are designed to  close the Justice Gap. It is estimated that nearly 80% of low to middle incomes individuals and families cannot afford the high cost of legal fees.A Utah Task Force has called for 'Profoundly Reimagining the Way Legal Services are Regulated' as an approach to closing the Justice Gap. This Supreme Court appointed Task Force has proposed a new structure for the regulation of legal services. This structure would enable broad-based investment and participation in business entities that provide legal services, including non-lawyer…
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