Bloomberg Law
Nov. 19, 2019, 9:09 PM

California Legal Access Recommendations Delayed Until March

Sam Skolnik
Sam Skolnik

A California task force aiming to broaden access to legal services now has a few more months to make its final recommendations, as debate continues about whether nonlaywers should be allowed to assist consumers with legal matters.

The changes would broaden the range of those who can provide legal services in the state, to potentially include tech companies and the Big Four accountancies, which some in the industry see as threat.

Proponents of the changes say they would help bring much needed access to justice.

The State Bar of California’s Board of Trustees last week granted a motion to delay ...

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