California State Bar trustees on Thursday revived efforts to create a “regulatory sandbox” that could allow non-lawyers to develop legal services without violating professional rules governing the practice of law.
On a 9-2 vote, trustees agreed to form a working group that will consider relaxing rules barring the unauthorized practice of law, fee-sharing and non-lawyer firm ownership, all with an eye toward expanding affordable legal help.
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