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What is the Difference Between an Attorney and Non Attorney user types?


  • Difference in Subscriber Types
  • Attorney vs Non-Attorney
  • What is the difference between an Attorney subscription and a Non Attorney subscription
  • Non-Attorney pricing


  • Clio Manage

Additional Information:

For our current Pricing Plan options, there is no difference in pricing between Attorney and Non-attorney Clio licenses.

Clio pricing is based solely on the number of active user licenses on the account.


In regards to default permission levels, there is very little difference between "Attorney" and "Non-attorney" users - instead, Permissions are granted on a per-user basis. The distinction is for your own labeling and tracking purposes.

Note that users designated as "Non-Attorney" will not appear and thus cannot be selected in the Responsible Attorney dropdown menu within a Matter. For Example, if you as a paralegal in your paralegal firm, are not designated as an "Attorney" in your User Profile you will not be able to own Matters in Clio. 

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