Limited Licenses to Practice Law

Limited Practice Officer and Limited License Legal Technician

Washington has two limited licenses to practice law for individuals who are not lawyers:

Limited License Legal Technician

Limited License Legal Technicians are licensed to provide limited legal advice and assistance to clients in approved practice areas of law.

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Limited License Legal Technicians

A new class of legal professionals for better access to judicial system

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Limited License Legal Technician Board

Board policies, rules, meetings, and contact information

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Limited Time Waiver

Learn how certain LLLT requirements may be waived if you have previous legal experience.

Limited Practice Officer

An LPO is authorized to select, prepare, and complete legal documents for use in closing a loan, extension of credit, sale, or other transfer of real or personal property.

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Limited Practice Officers

Information and Resources for LPOs

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Become an LPO

Information on the LPO application and exam

LPO Directory

Use the WSBA Legal Directory to find all licensed legal professionals including LPOs.

LPOs can login to the old LPO Directory to access continuing education records.

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