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Limited License Legal Technician Program in Family Law

Legal Technician with client The three classes making up the inaugural program began Winter Quarter 2014 and will conclude Autumn Quarter 2014. The three classes making up the second program will begin Autumn Quarter 2014 and will end Spring Quarter 2015. The inaugural program's Family Law Three class starts in Autumn Quarter 2014 and the second program's Family Law One class that begins Autumn Quarter 2014 will be held evenings on Monday and Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. by live webcast.

Applicants for the licensing examination must complete:

  • An associate level degree
  • 45 credits of core education requirements in legal studies at an ABA-approved law school or ABA-approved paralegal program
  • Practice area courses in each practice area in which the applicant wishes to be licensed (currently these courses are in the area of Family Law)

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Family Law Course Curriculum

The Family Law course curriculum was developed by a Family Law Curriculum Workgroup composed of representatives from the University of Washington School of Law (UW Law), Gonzaga University School of Law and Seattle University School of Law.

The Family Law curriculum course requirements are as follows:

  • 5 credit hours in basic domestic relations subjects
  • 10 credit hours in advanced and Washington specific domestic relations subjects.

UW Law will host the second program offerings of Family Law courses during the 2014 - 2015 academic year. The three course curriculum consists of:

  • Family Law I offered in Autumn term
  • Family Law II offered in Winter term
  • Family Law III offered in Spring term

Students must take Family Law I first. They can take Family Law II or III in any order, but the classes are only offered once a year.

The second program’s Family Law II class in Winter Quarter 2015 (January 5 through March 10, 2015) will be held evenings on Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. by live webcast.

The Family Law LLLT program is designed to facilitate access. Classes will be offered Monday and Wednesday evenings in Autumn Quarter 2014 (September 22 – December 3, 2014) accessible through distance learning using Adobe Connect. Adobe Connect allows distance learners to participate contemporaneously in class using moderated email chatting. Classes may also be available for viewing later for students unable to participate on certain occasions.

The UW School of Law recommends a minimum down stream bandwidth speed of 1500Kbps (1.5Mbps) for participation in an Adobe Connect session. If you are unsure of what your bandwidth speed is, please contact your internet service provider. Adobe provides a speed and compatibility test at the site linked below to verify that your hardware meets the minimum specifications. Please note that the Adobe Connect Add-in (step 4) is not required nor is it necessary for participation.

Adobe Speed and Compatibility Test

Registration Process for Family Law LLLT Courses

Visit the WSBA web site to learn how to enroll in the LLLT family law courses for Autumn Quarter 2014

Upon qualification, the WSBA will provide the applicant with a URL to access the UW Law LLLT Family Law registration page. This UW Law registration will allow the applicant to access enrollment in the Family Law class, gather pertinent data necessary for a password to the course webpage and Adobe Connect website, and pay tuition for the program.

Important Dates and Deadlines

To Enroll in Family Law Courses for Autumn Quarter 2014 Enrollment form or application for waiver due at WSBA Office: September 10, 2014, by 5 p.m.

Register with the UW: registration will be open beginning August 1, 2014.

The final deadline to apply for a waiver with the WSBA is December 31, 2016. Approved waivers will expire December 31, 2018.

LLLT Family Law Program Tuition

Tuition for the 2014-2015 Family Law LLLT Program will be $250 per credit

Each 5-credit Family Law course will cost $1,250, not including university fees. Tuition in the amount of $1,250 is due by the first day of class.

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Last updated 12/12/2014