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Lawyer Exclusivity May Erode Further if Licensing of Legal Technicians Increases
By Gerry Riskin on
Posted in The Legal Profession
An article in the ABA Journal reports that the New Mexico Supreme Court is considering licensing legal technicians to provide civil legal services.
Los Alamos lawyer George Chandler, a member of the New Mexico Commission on Access to Justice, said, “Justice should be accessible to everybody, and lawyers are priced out of reach of as …