Limited License Legal Technician Program
There are three examinations that must be taken to qualify as an LLLT:
The PCC exam tests the foundational knowledge that students learn in the LLLT Core Curriculum. It is administered by the National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA).
When should I take the PCC Exam?
You can take the PCC exam any time before applying to take the practice area and professional responsibility examinations.
If I have a limited time waiver, do I have to take the PCC Exam?
No- if you have passed one of the examinations that qualify for the limited time waiver, you do not have to take the PCC exam.
The Practice Area Examination tests your knowledge of the practice area in which you will become licensed. It lasts four-and-a-half hours and has multiple choice, essay, and performance test components.
Upcoming exam: Monday, March 6, 2017
Application deadline: 5 p.m., Jan. 20, 2017
Application materials: An updated application will be posted in early December. If you wish to view the past applications for the practice area exam, please look at these documents: Application and Instructions.
The summer/fall exam will be held Aug. 28, 2017. The deadline to apply for the August 2017 exam will be July 14, 2017.
When should I take the Practice Area Examination?
You can apply to take the Practice Area Exam after completing all education requirements and the PCC exam. If you have a limited time waiver, you can apply to take the practice area exam when you have completed the practice area education. Exams are held in late Winter and late Summer each year on the same date as the Professional Responsibility Examination.
What study resources are available for the Practice Area Exam?
The LLLT Board has developed a study guide for the Family Law Practice Area Exam.
Will I be licensed as soon as I pass the Practice Area Exam?
No; after passing the practice area examination and the professional responsibility examination you must apply for licensure.
The Professional Responsibility Examination tests your knowledge of the LLLT Rules of Professional Conduct. It lasts 90 minutes and consists of 40 multiple choice questions.
Upcoming exam: Aug. 29, 2016
Application deadline: July 15, 2016
Application materials: Application and Instructions for Practice Area and Professional Responsibility Exams
When should I take the Professional Responsibility Exam?
You can apply to take the Professional Responsibility Exam after completing all education requirements and the PCC exam. If you have a limited time waiver, you can apply to take the Professional Responsibility exam when you have completed the practice area curriculum. Exams are held in late Winter and late Summer each year on the same date as the Practice Area Examination.
What study resources are available for the Professional Responsibility Exam?
The LLLT Board has developed a study guide for the Professional Responsibility Exam.
See APR 28 Regulation 8 for more details on the examination requirements.
Final Deadline to Apply for a WaiverApplication for waiver due in WSBA office Dec. 31, 2023Expiration Date of Approved WaiversApproved waivers will expire Dec. 31, 2025
Requirements for LLLT licensure
Education requirements for prospective LLLTs
Find out what courses you'll need to take to become an LLLT.
Contact Ellen Reed, LLLT Program Lead
LLLT@wsba.org or 206-727-8289
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