After a long battle with state bar associations over propriety and fee splitting, online legal services organization Avvo will sunset its fixed-fee legal services package, Avvo Legal Services, at the end of July.

In a letter to the North Carolina State Bar Authorized Practice Committee, Internet Brands general counsel B. Lynn Walsh wrote that although the company shared the opinion previously put forth by Avvo that the Avvo Legal Services offering does not constitute an unauthorized practice of law, Internet Brands has ultimately decided to suspend the program. Internet Brands acquired Avvo for an undisclosed amount in January 2018. 

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