Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Salt Lake City, Utah. Credit: Dansker Digital/stock.adobe.com Salt Lake City, Utah. Credit: Dansker Digital/stock.adobe.com

A Spokane, Washington, company has launched what it calls the first nonlawyer-owned law firm in the U.S., using Utah’s regulatory sandbox to provide a subscription service guiding small businesses.

Law on Call, owned by Northwest Registered Agent, was licensed by the Utah Supreme Court in December. But the company’s ambitions go beyond the Beehive State: it’s applied for a license under Arizona’s new rules governing legal services, and it also ultimately hopes to serve clients in other states that might be on the cusp of loosening restrictions on law firm ownership.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

Benefits of a Digital Membership:

  • Free access to 1 article* every 30 days
  • Access to the entire ALM network of websites
  • Unlimited access to the ALM suite of newsletters
  • Build custom alerts on any search topic of your choosing
  • Search by a wide range of topics

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?

Dan Packel

Dan Packel covers change and innovation in the legal services market, and writes a weekly briefing for Law.com, "The Law Firm Disrupted," on these subjects. He is based in Philadelphia. Contact him at [email protected] On Twitter at @packeld

More from this author

Reprints & Licensing
Mentioned in a Law.com story?

License our industry-leading legal content to extend your thought leadership and build your brand.


ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.