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Rule 9 Program
Program Overview - Limited Law Licensing
The Admission to Practice Rule (APR) 9 Program provides law students a limited license to practice law under the supervision of an attorney. The Pierce County Department of Assigned Counsel (DAC) frequently employs Rule 9 Legal interns in our Family Support / Civil Contempt, BECCA, and Misdemeanor units. 

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This experience provides firsthand experience and exposure to the justice system.  If you are currently a licensed Rule 9 legal intern and interested in interning at the Department of Assigned Counsel, please contact Misdemeanor Senior Supervising Attorney Denise Whitley at (253) 798-6986 or BECCA / Contempt Unit Lead Janene Gore at (253) 798-3989.