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

Question:

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

Environment:

  • 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.

Answer:

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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