Washington Student Practice Rule

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Long Title: 
Washington State Court Rules: Admission to Practice Rule 9
Published/Promulgated by
Name of entity: 
Washington Supreme Court
Type of entity: 
Court
Year: 
2013
Country: 
USA
Jurisdiction within country: 
Washington
Who is subject to this regulation?: 
Other

A legal intern, who has completed at least two-thirds of a three-year law school program or five-eighths of a four-year law school program, shall be authorized to engage in the limited practice of law, in civil and criminal matters. A legal intern may advise or negotiate on behalf of a person referred to the intern by the supervising lawyer. A legal intern may prepare necessary pleadings, motions, briefs or other documents. It is not necessary in such instances for the supervising lawyer to be present. A legal intern may participate in superior court and Court of Appeals proceedings, including depositions.

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