Bloomberg Law
Oct. 1, 2021, 6:07 PM

LegalZoom Gets Green Light for Arizona Non-Lawyer Owned Services

Sam Skolnik
Sam Skolnik

A Inc. unit can give law advice in Arizona, the state said as it advances an effort to back non-lawyer-owned legal companies.

The Arizona Supreme Court approval means LZ Legal Services can hire attorneys as employees rather than rely solely on an independent network of lawyers who contracted with the company.

LegalZoom, which went public in late June, becomes the largest company, and at least the ninth overall, approved for the Arizona program that began last year with the goal of making legal services more accessible to low- and middle-income consumers.

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