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LAW FIRM SUPPORT SERVICES — including Clerical Office Employees, Clerical Telecommuter Employees and Outside Salespersons


This classification applies to employers providing legal support services to attorneys and law firms on a fee basis, including but not limited to process serving summonses, complaints and subpoenas, preparing and filing court documents and the photocopying, scanning and microfilming of documents by registered professional photocopiers.

Licensed attorneys and law firms that provide legal services to clients on a fee or pro bono basis shall be classified as 8820, Law Firms.

The video taping of depositions and courtroom proceedings shall be classified as 9610, Motion Pictures — production.


USRP, Part 3, Section III, Rule 4, Standard Exceptions, Subrule c, Standard Exception Classification Procedures
USRP, Appendix IV, Classifications Including Clerical Office Employees or Outside Salespersons

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ATTORNEY SUPPORT SERVICES — including Clerical Office Employees and Outside Salespersons

This classification shall not be used for division of payroll in connection with any other classification unless the operations described by Classification 8821 constitute a separate and distinct enterprise having no connection with the operations covered by any other applicable classification.

This classification shall apply to firms that specialize in providing legal support services such as process serving of summons, subpoenas and complaints; preparation or filing of court documents; or the reproduction of documents by photocopying, scanning, microfilming or other means by registered professional photocopiers.

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