Last Updated: November 22, 2019
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If a Massachusetts Third Party Legal Professional holds himself or herself out as "certified" in a particular service, field or area of law by a non-governmental body, the certifying organization is a private organization, whose standards for certification are not regulated by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
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