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Limited legal services of law student practitioners, C3S39 CPRA

Section 39, Canon III

SECTION 39. Limited Legal Services of law student practitioners. -The Limited Legal Services rendered by a law student practitioner under the Clinical Legal Education Program shall be governed by the CPRA. (2023 Code of Professional Responsibility and Accountability or CPRA)

1. Limited Legal Services of law student practitioners

Under this section, and under the Clinical Legal Education Program, law student practitioners who render Limited Legal Services are “governed by the CPRA.”

While they may be non-lawyers, law student practitioners under the Legal Education Program are subject to the same duties and responsibilities of a lawyer under the CPRA, including disciplinary actions.

References

Canon III, 2023 Code of Professional Responsibility

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