Unauthorized Practice of the Law Committee

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Propose and support measures to educate the public and the legal profession about unauthorized practice of law issues.

Provide guidance concerning matters involving the alleged unauthorized practice of the law, including filing and prosecuting actions to enjoin the unauthorized practice.

Notes: This committee may have more than 15 members.

2017-2018 Committee List

Public Policy Reports

Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee

  • 2013-2014 Legislative Session

    HB4528 Michigan Immigration Clerical Assistant Act
  • 2005-2006 Legislative Session

    HB5625 Allows Real Estate Agents to Represent Landlords in Small Claims Court in Security Deposit Disputes Under Certain Circumstances
    HB4732 Allows Property Managers and Other Non-Lawyers to Represent Certain Businesses in Eviction Proceedings
    SB0815 Allows Property Managers and Other Nonlawyers to Represent Businesses in Certain Eviction Proceedings

Annual Reports


The Committee meets quarterly during the Bar year. Contact the Committee chair or State Bar staff liaison for more information.