Updated: Sept. 10, 2021

Decision to Sunset LLLT Program

On June 4, 2020, the Washington Supreme Court decided to sunset the Limited License Legal Technician (LLLT) program. As a result, all requirements for a LLLT license must be complete by July 31, 2022; after which no new LLLT licenses will be issued. Only those individuals who have already completed the specific series of LLLT family law practice area courses are eligible for the LLLT exam and to seek the LLLT license.

Communication and History Regarding Court’s Decision to Sunset LLLT Program

April 22, 2020 2020 LLLT Board Report to Washington Supreme Court
June 1, 2020 2020 LLLT Board Report Supplement to Court
June 5, 2020 Washington Supreme Court Letter re Decision to Sunset
June 5, 2020 Justice Madsen’s Dissent to Decision to Sunset LLLT Program
June 19, 2020 LLLT Board Letter to Court in Response to Sunset Decision
July 9, 2020 Washington Supreme Court Letter re: 1,500 Experience Hours and Extend to July 31, 2022
Aug. 6, 2020 Washington Supreme Court Order Suspending APR 28 Reg 3(B)(1)(a) re: Prerequisite Courses
Sept. 10, 2020 Washington Supreme Court Order Amending APR 3 and 5 re: Paralegal Exam
Sept. 24, 2020 Riedel Letter to Court re: Exam Deadlines
Oct. 8, 2020 Washington Supreme Court Order re: LLLT Exams Permitted Beyond July 31, 2021
July 1, 2021 Washington Supreme Court Order re: Amendments to APR for Sunset of LLLT Program