09/07/2019

Cory Talbot Discusses Utah Supreme Court's First Steps in Legal Service Reform

Cory Talbot is quoted in a Deseret News article titled " Utah Supreme Court takes first step in legal service reform," published September 7, 2019.

The Utah Supreme Court agreed to begin reforming the state’s legal service regulations in a recent ruling to loosen certain restrictions and allow nonlawyers to own and invest in law firms.

The changes, recommended by a joint Supreme Court and Utah Bar Association work group in a 71-page report, are meant to broaden access and affordability of legal services.

Cory Talbot, who sits on the Utah Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Rules of Professional Conduct, said allowing nonlawyers to own and invest in law firms “has been something that’s been raised often in the legal community.”

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