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is a friend allowed to represent you as an attorney?

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Hi is my friend allowed to represent me? She is not a lawyer but she knows a lot about the law (she is pre-law) and offered to do my case in front of an arbitrator, which won't take too long. I think if she can it'll be good because I'm not so good with this legal stuff and it's getting messier and messier the more I try to handle it myself.
Thanks :)


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Question: is a friend allowed to represent you as an attorney?

Answer: Sure, so long as your fried is admitted to practice in your state.

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