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Limited License Legal Technician Program in Family Law

Legal Technician with clientThe inaugural program will begin Winter Quarter 2014 and ending Summer Quarter 2014. The courses will be held evenings on Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Courses may be attended in person or 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
  • 3000 hours of substantive law-related work experience

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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 Gonzaga University School of Law, Seattle University School of Law, and the University of Washington School of Law.

The family law practice area 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 first offering of the Family Law courses during the 2013 - 2014 academic year. The three course curriculum consists of:

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

The Family Law LLLT program is designed to facilitate access. Classes will be offered Tuesday and Thursday evenings and accessible though 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.

Registration Process for Family Law LLLT Courses

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

Upon qualification, the WSBA will provide the applicant with a log-in and password to to access the UW LLLT Family Law registration page. This UW 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 collect tuition for the program.

Important Dates and Deadlines

To Enroll in Family Law Courses for Winter Quarter 2014 Enrollment form or application for waiver due at WSBA Office: December 16, 2013, by 5 p.m.

Register with the UW: December 20, 2013

Final Deadline to Apply for a Waiver Application for waiver due in WSBA office December 31, 2016.

Expiration Date of Approved Waivers Approved waivers will expire December 31, 2018 .

LLLT Family Law Program Tuition

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

Each 5-credit Family Law course will cost $1250, not including university fees. The tuition and fees are payable prior to the first day of class in each quarter.

Last updated 12/17/2013