Bloomberg Law
May 19, 2021, 6:04 PM

Rocket Lawyer Seeks Non-Lawyer Firm Ownership Test in Arizona

Sam Skolnik
Sam Skolnik

Rocket Lawyer, which is testing non-lawyer ownership of legal services in Utah, has applied to join Arizona’s experiment, making it the first company to study the new approach in both states.

Rocket Lawyer submitted an application to become an “alternative business structure,” said Suzanne Porter, manager of legal service programs for the Arizona Supreme Court. Such legal services, not owned by lawyers, are allowed in the state after the court scrapped a rule that prohibited such arrangements.

Rocket Lawyer in September became the first big-name legal services provider to announce that it was taking part in Utah’s then-two-year pilot sandbox ...

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