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Rule 31.2. Unauthorized Practice of Law

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of the Supreme Court of ArizonaEffective: January 1, 2021

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of the Supreme Court of Arizona (Refs & Annos)
V. Regulation of the Practice of Law
A. Supreme Court Jurisdiction over the Practice of Law (Refs & Annos)
Effective: January 1, 2021
A.R.S. Sup.Ct.Rules, Rule 31.2
Formerly cited as AZ ST S CT Rule 31
Rule 31.2. Unauthorized Practice of Law
Except as provided in Rule 31.3, a person, entity, or ABS who is not authorized to practice law in Arizona under Rule 31.1(a), (c), or Rule 31.3 must not:
(a) engage in the practice of law or provide legal services in Arizona; or
(b) use the designations “lawyer,” “attorney at law,” “counselor at law,” “law,” “law office,” “J.D.,” “Esq.,” “alternative business structure (ABS),” or other equivalent words that are reasonably likely to induce others to believe that the person or entity is authorized to engage in the practice of law or provide legal services in Arizona.

Credits

Added Aug. 27, 2020, effective Jan. 1, 2021.
17A Pt. 2 A. R. S. Sup. Ct. Rules, Rule 31.2, AZ ST S CT Rule 31.2
State Court Rules are current with amendments received and effective through 5/15/22. The Code of Judicial Administration is current with amendments received through 5/15/22.
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