Michelle Lynn-Moore Cummings

Michelle Lynn-Moore Cummings

Location:
Auburn, Washington
Phone:
253-218-3728
Fax:
253-735-3436
Email:

Limited Licensed Legal Technician
Licensed in Family Law (Domestic Relations)

Please note, Limited License Legal Technicians (LLLT) are not lawyers and may only perform limited legal services. LLLT's may not appear or represent a client in court, formal administrative adjudicative proceedings, or other formal dispute resolution process or negotiate the client's legal rights or responsibilities. This includes but is not limited to motion hearings, trial, depositions, arbitration, mediation, and settlement conferences. For a complete detail of the limited services a LLLT can provide as well as the prohibitions for a LLLT pursuant to APR 28 and Appendix to APR 28 please click on the following link.

http://www.courts.wa.gov/court_rules/?fa=court_rules.display&group=ga&set=APR&ruleid=gaapr28

Michelle has been employed with the Fiori Law Office, Inc. since August 15, 2011. She graduated from Kentridge High School in 1991. After working various jobs in the customer service industry, she realized her true passion was to have a career in the legal profession. Therefore, in the fall of 1995, Michelle enrolled into Highline Community College's Paralegal Studies Program and received her AAS in the Summer of 1998.

Michelle has worked for several law firms ranging from a solo practitioner to large litigation firms in the following areas of law: family law, personal injury, criminal and products liability civil litigation.

Her passion has always been to help others and found that her skills were best used in the practice of family law.

She successfully completed her studies at the U.W. School of Law earning her Limited License Legal Technician (LLLT) Program Certificate in December 2014 and passed her exams for Limited License Legal Technician (LLLT) in the area of Family Law (Domestic Relations) and The Rules of Professional Conduct in May 2015. Michelle is the first Limited License Legal Technician (LLLT) in the State of Washington. She was admitted to the limited practice of law pursuant to rule 28 of the Admission and Practice Rules in Washington by the Supreme Court of Washington on June 25, 2015.

Michelle is featured in the January 1, 2015 American Bar Association Journal article regarding how Washington State moves around UPL using legal technicians to help Close the justice gap. Click here to read the article.

To read the March 13, 2015 article in the Washington Post featuring Michelle click the following link:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/closing-the-justice-gap/2015/03/13/a5f576c8-c754-11e4-aa1a-86135599fb0f_story.html

http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/washington-experiments-with-more-affordable-legal-advice/